Climate change is intensifying even ‘weak’ hurricanes

Climate change is intensifying even 'weak' hurricanes

Global warming has long been known to affect many of the characteristics of hurricanes. The science clarifies that, although it is difficult to answer the question of whether climate change is making hurricanes more frequent, there are changes that are related to the increase in temperature, such as intensity. A new study published in the … Read more

What happened in Sanibel Island after Hurricane Ian landfall?

What happened in Sanibel Island after Hurricane Ian landfall?

The sun shines bright in West Florida three days after Hurricane Ian landed. The destruction in Southwest Florida has been seared into our minds. The splintered buildings. The washed-out roads. Sanibel Island, with its collapsed causeway, has been cut off from the mainland. Businesses and homes that survived the attack are now isolated. Florida authorities reported 53 … Read more

What is Hurricane Ian, Here’s what Ian looks like in Florida

What is Hurricane Ian, Here's what Ian looks like in Carolina

After strengthening in the Atlantic Ocean, Ian made landfall Friday as a Category 1 hurricane in the coastal city of Georgetown, South Carolina, where tens of thousands of people are without power. This is the second time that Ian has made landfall in the United States, this time with sustained winds of about 140 km/hour, … Read more