Category Archives: Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Storm Beatriz

Yesterday evening, Thursday, 1 June 2017, Tropical Storm Beatriz made landfall in southern Mexico state of Oaxaca. The tropical storm brought heavy rains, flooding and mudslides to the area, resulting in 2 deaths as of Friday, 2 June 2017. Once … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Donna

Have you ever been to the Solomon Islands or the Republic of Vanuatu? They are both remote islands located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, relatively close in proximity to Australia and Papau New Guinea. There is a tropical cyclone that is a-brewing … Continue reading

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Typhoon Hagupit

By Kate Musgrave Typhoon Hagupit in the northern West Pacific basin underwent intensification until reaching a peak intensity of 155 kt at 0000 UTC on 4 Dec 2014 (intensities obtained from Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)). This was a 65 … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Jelawat

Dan Bikos Typhoon Jelawat developed in the Phillippine Sea of the western Pacific Ocean around September 20, 2012.  See the westernmost track of the figure below: As the cyclone began turning towards the north / northwest while it was east … Continue reading

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