New approach to improve hurricane intensity forecast

In what could offer a new method to aid in storm intensity prediction of hurricanes, researchers have found that physical conditions at the air-sea interface, where the ocean and atmosphere meet, is a key component to improve forecast models.

Environmentalists warn against waiting too long to deal with climate change

Environmentalists have warned policy makers that if they do not act upon the impending dangers of human-made climate change now and continue to wait, then it might be too late.

Wind farms can tame hurricanes: Scientists

Huge offshore wind farms can protect vulnerable coastal cities against devastating cyclones like Katrina and Sandy by tempering winds and ocean surges before they reach land, a study said Wednesday.

Earth`s rotation affects hurricanes, ocean currents: Study

French researchers have developed a mathematical model to study the behaviour of earthly vortices, like hurricanes and ocean currents.

NASA sends drones to track hurricanes` secrets

A pair of converted military drones are the US space agency`s newest tools for tracking hurricanes and tropical storms, with the aim of improving forecasters` ability to predict them.

NASA launches drones to track secrets of hurricanes

NASA scientists are using former military surveillance drones to help them understand more about how tropical storms intensify, which they say could ultimately save lives by improving forecast models that predict a hurricane`s strength.

Clean air could cause hurricanes

A decline in industrial pollution across the Atlantic is associated with an increase in the number of deadly storms hitting the coasts of the US and the Caribbean, a new study has claimed.

Titan likely to face hurricanes as it moves into summer

Saturn`s moon Titan might be in for some wild weather as it heads into its spring and summer, according to two new models produced by NASA scientists.

Clouds to help tame hurricanes

Hurricanes are among the most destructive natural forces on earth, but now scientists are working to tame their fury - through clouds.

Fresh water from rivers and rain can intensify hurricanes by 50%

When hurricanes blow over ocean regions swamped by fresh water, the conditions can unexpectedly intensify the storm, according to an analysis of tropical cyclones.

Unmanned NASA aircraft to study hurricanes

NASA will be sending unmanned aircrafts above stormy skies, to help researchers uncover info about hurricane formation.

Small amount of trauma helps develop resilience

Yes, small amounts of trauma may help people develop resilience.

Quakes have a great impact on health

Quakes have a bigger impact on health than other disasters such as floods and hurricanes.

2010 `exceptional year` for weather disasters

Catastrophic floods, wildfires, hurricanes-2010 has been an `exceptional` year for weather disasters.

US predicts up to 7 major Atlantic hurricanes

The upcoming Atlantic hurricane season will have between 14 to 23 tropical storms.

Warming to bring stronger hurricanes: Study

Top researchers now agree that the world is likely to get stronger but fewer hurricanes in the future because of global warming, seeming to settle a scientific debate on the subject.