Hurricane

Showing of 1 - 20 from 87 results
Hurricane - Total results - 87
Climate change causing frequent cyclones as they draw energy from warm waters
India

Climate change causing frequent cyclones as they draw energy from warm waters

Cyclone Tauktae could be the biggest to hit western India in three decades.

Bye Eta, Zeta, Theta: Greek alphabets ditched for hurricane names for being too 'confusing'
World

Bye Eta, Zeta, Theta: Greek alphabets ditched for hurricane names for being too 'confusing'

On 17 March, an expert committee also plans to discuss whether the Atlantic hurricane season should begin 15 May instead of the traditional 1 June.

Space hurricane in 2014 'rained electrons' from a plasma cyclone in the upper atmosphere: Study
science

Space hurricane in 2014 'rained electrons' from a plasma cyclone in the upper atmosphere: Study

The team modelling the conditions of the space hurricane to pinpoint the cause of the 'plasma ruckus'.

Amid wildfires and sweltering Siberia, 2020 emerges as one of three hottest years on record, says UN
World

Amid wildfires and sweltering Siberia, 2020 emerges as one of three hottest years on record, says UN

The 2020 provisional State of the Global Climate report also found temperature averages across the last five years, and across the last 10-year period to be "the warmest on record"

Climate change is causing warmer seas which leads to stronger hurricanes, more destruction
science

Climate change is causing warmer seas which leads to stronger hurricanes, more destruction

Storms that develop over warmer water retain more "stored moisture" which keeps them stronger for longer after landfall, even though they are cut off from the ocean supply.

Hurricane Hanna makes landfall twice in Texas; residents warned of heavy rainfall, ‘catastrophic flooding’
World

Hurricane Hanna makes landfall twice in Texas; residents warned of heavy rainfall, ‘catastrophic flooding’

Trump said his administration was monitoring Hanna, along with Hurricane Douglas, which is heading toward Hawaii

Global warming is causing hurricanes, around the world, to become stronger, say scientists
science

Global warming is causing hurricanes, around the world, to become stronger, say scientists

The changes in intensity and speed will continue increasing as the planet warms up further in the next few years.

Cyclone Amphan: Global warming could make cyclones more dangerous, harder to predict
science

Cyclone Amphan: Global warming could make cyclones more dangerous, harder to predict

Last year, the cyclone season was a monster with six severe, six very severe, and three extremely severe cyclone storms.

Big storms can trigger stormquakes that shake the seafloor, but aren't dangerous to people
science

Big storms can trigger stormquakes that shake the seafloor, but aren't dangerous to people

Stormquakes are more an oddity than something that can hurt you, since no one stands on the sea floor during a hurricane

Hurrican Dorian: Bahamas tackles massive clean-up after storm; govt estimates $7 billion in damage, lists 1,300 people as missing
World

Hurrican Dorian: Bahamas tackles massive clean-up after storm; govt estimates $7 billion in damage, lists 1,300 people as missing

A preliminary report estimates Dorian caused some 7 billion dollars in damage, but the government has not yet offered any figures.

Hurricane Dorian: After inflicting 'extreme damage' on Bahamas, Category 2 storm heads to Florida's east coast
World

Hurricane Dorian: After inflicting 'extreme damage' on Bahamas, Category 2 storm heads to Florida's east coast

Hurricane Dorian has left much of tourism-dependent Bahamas in ruins and relief officials on Tuesday were preparing for an unfolding humanitarian crisis with the scale of the catastrophe only beginning to emerge

Hurricane Dorian weakens to Category 3 storm, stalled over Bahamas, but still dangerous, says Miami-based NHC
World

Hurricane Dorian weakens to Category 3 storm, stalled over Bahamas, but still dangerous, says Miami-based NHC

Hurricane Dorian, one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record, weakened slightly early on Tuesday as it remained stalled over Grand Bahama Island, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) said

Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc over northwest Bahamas; 5 presumed dead, over 1,300 flights cancelled
Photos

Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc over northwest Bahamas; 5 presumed dead, over 1,300 flights cancelled

Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas, and authorities urged people to find floatation devices and break out of their attics if necessary. At least five deaths were blamed on the storm.

Category 4 Hurricane Dorian triggers floods in Bahamas, at least 5 presumed dead; PM calls devastation 'unprecedented and extensive'
World

Category 4 Hurricane Dorian triggers floods in Bahamas, at least 5 presumed dead; PM calls devastation 'unprecedented and extensive'

Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, pummelling the islands with so much wind and water that authorities urged people to find floatation devices and grab hammers to break out of their attics if necessary.

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear Chidambaram's petition; Delhi HC to hear plea against Shah Faesal's 'illegal detention'; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear Chidambaram's petition; Delhi HC to hear plea against Shah Faesal's 'illegal detention'; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Special court extends P Chidambaram's CBI custody till Tuesday; SC to hear plea today against agency's remand order; Doctors in Assam call for strike for 24 hours today; day's top stories

Hurricane Dorian strikes Bahamas with 295 kph winds; Florida, Carolinas keep a wary eye on dangerous Category 5 storm
World

Hurricane Dorian strikes Bahamas with 295 kph winds; Florida, Carolinas keep a wary eye on dangerous Category 5 storm

Hurricane Dorian struck the northern Bahamas on Sunday as a catastrophic Category 5 storm, its 185 mph winds ripping off roofs and tearing down power lines as hundreds hunkered in schools, churches and other shelters

You can't stop a hurricane by nuking it, Donald Trump; here's why
science

You can't stop a hurricane by nuking it, Donald Trump; here's why

Who's ready to say goodbye to days, possibly weeks, of electricity to lend the hurricane police a hand?

Cyclone Fani: Toll rises to 41 in Odisha, rehabilitation underway on war-footing, says state official
India

Cyclone Fani: Toll rises to 41 in Odisha, rehabilitation underway on war-footing, says state official

Cyclone Fani, which made landfall in Puri district on 3 May, left a trail of destruction in the state.

Cyclone Fani toll rises to 37: With 1.56 lakh electric poles to be rebuilt, Odisha asks Centre for help to restore power, telecom services
India

Cyclone Fani toll rises to 37: With 1.56 lakh electric poles to be rebuilt, Odisha asks Centre for help to restore power, telecom services

The state has to install as many as 1.56 lakh electric poles. According to an official, the toll in the cyclone, which hit the state Friday, rose to 37 on Tuesday with two more deaths reported in Cuttack district as the struggle to restore power, drinking water and telecom infrastructure continued.

Cyclone Fani: Toll rises to 16 in Odisha as storm weakens, Naveen Patnaik says over 45,000 volunteers involved in relief ops
India

Cyclone Fani: Toll rises to 16 in Odisha as storm weakens, Naveen Patnaik says over 45,000 volunteers involved in relief ops

Cyclone Fani, the worst storm to hit the Indian subcontinent in 20 years and which left at least 16 people dead in India, weakened into a 'deep depression' and lay centered over Bangladesh on Saturday morning, after it moved further north-east from West Bengal, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said