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Pacific activity was 145% of average. For the tenth year in a row, no major hurricanes made landfall in the United States. This is the longest time that the U.S. has gone without a major hurricane landfall since records began in 1878. The low activity in the Atlantic during 2015 was due in part to strong

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Strong winds affecting parts of the UK

to see here in the UK and the hurricanes affecting the United States and the Caribbean at present.   This system originated well north in the Atlantic Ocean, independent of the current Caribbean hurricanes. It is a fairly typical autumnal low pressure system often seen here in the UK especially later

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2008 North Atlantic hurricane season: verification of the Met Office seasonal forecast January 2009 Verification_report_branded V02 - 1 – © Crown copyright 2008 Contents Executive summary...........................................................................................................2

What are hurricanes?

Hurricane is another name for a tropical cyclone that forms specifically in the Atlantic or eastern Pacific Oceans. Like typhoons (which form in the western Pacific), they refer to a revolving storm formed over tropical or sub-tro

globally, but all result from the same processes. When wind speeds reach 74 mph, the tropical cyclone is referred to as a hurricane, typhoon or simply a cyclone depending upon where it is on the globe. By this stage they can be 300 to 500 miles across and up to five to six miles high

Why we're better prepared for the next Great Storm

there was a hurricane on the way. Well, if you are watching, don’t worry, there isn’t…’ The Great Storm He was talking about a different storm in the North Atlantic. He said it wouldn’t reach the UK, and it didn’t. However, the storm from the Bay of Biscay did. It wasn’t a hurricane as they need specific conditions

North Atlantic tropical storm seasonal forecast 2014

to the 1980-2010 long-term average of 12. The most likely number of hurricanes predicted to occur in the North Atlantic during the June to November period is 6, with a 70% chance that the number will be in the range 3 to 9. This represents near normal activity relative to the 1980-2010 long-term

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Advisor Seasonal tropical storm forecast verification Issued November 2010 © Crown copyright 2010 1 Seasonal tropical storm forecast verification Issued November 2010 Executive summary 3 Forecast verification 3 Verification of the Met Office 4 public forecast The 2010 hurricane season 4 Concluding

North Atlantic tropical storm seasonal forecast 2018

average is 12. The most likely number of hurricanes (winds of at least 74 mph) predicted to occur in the North Atlantic during the June to November period is 6, with a 70% chance that the number will be in the range 4 to 8. The 1981-2010 long-term average is 6. An ACE index of 105 is predicted

North Atlantic tropical storm seasonal forecast 2016

-term average is 12. The most likely number of hurricanes (winds of at least 74 mph) predicted to occur in the North Atlantic during the June to November period is 8, with a 70% chance that the number will be in the range 6 to 10. The 1980-2010 long-term average is 6. An ACE index of 125 is predicted

North Atlantic tropical storm seasonal forecast 2017

-term average is 12. The most likely number of hurricanes (winds of at least 74 mph) predicted to occur in the North Atlantic during the June to November period is 8, with a 70% chance that the number will be in the range 6 to 10. The 1981-2010 long-term average is 6. An ACE index of 145 is predicted

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