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Tropical storms and cyclones currently affect 1.4 billion people each year, 24 percent of the world’s contemporary urbanized population.
The devastating storm was the third-biggest cyclone on record, and hit a country already grappling with years of drought.
The standard warm and cold fronts of the middle latitudes—which meteorologists call baroclinic storms or extratropical cyclones—determine where a massive cyclone makes landfall.
The days when cyclones would leave hundreds of thousands dead seem now to be in the past.
In Miami, National Weather Service forecasters warned that even if no cyclone develops, the system could still bring heavy rain to South Florida over the weekend.
But given the way storms have intensified this summer, people in those areas probably should keep an eye on this developing cyclone and its future track.
The catastrophic cyclone, officially a tropical storm as of this morning, quickly registered as one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean.
And that would have meant the potential intensity of hurricanes and cyclones would have increased three times, another study found.
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First Known Use: 1848See Words from the same year
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