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Most powerful hurricanes on the rise
Description: The number of major Atlantic hurricanes per year may almost double by the end of the century in response to global warming, according to a new study. A team of hurricane researchers suggests that damage from a larger number of very strong - Category 4 and 5 - hurricanes is likely to outweigh a projected decline in less-intense storms. [Source: Nature News]
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Source: Nature News
Publish Date: 1/21/2010
Reading Level: Basic
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