In the case of major hurricanes-- a Category 3 or greater -- the United States has been in a dry spell for nine years.
Up to 90 percent of houses in Port Vila were damaged from 200 mph wind.
New NASA space technology is helping researchers track rain and snowfall across the globe and predict cyclones, landslides and floods. Continue reading →
But by 2100, the southern part of the state will get more severe storms, hiking the risk of flooding.
The mellow 2014 Atlantic hurricane season ends Sunday (Nov. 30), marking another summer without major hurricanes hitting the Eastern United States.
A $300 million post-Sandy buyout program is removing flood-prone houses from inland New Jersey. Why aren't coastal houses being removed, too?
Typhoon Vongfong in the Western Pacific rapidly strengthened overnight into the most powerful super typhoon of 2014.
In September, when Hurricane Edouard was churning over the Atlantic Ocean, NASA dispatched its Global Hawk drones to fly directly over the eye of the storm.
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