Thirteen tropical storms formed since early June in the Atlantic but only two, Ingrid and Humberto, reached hurricane strength.
The number of people confirmed killed when a super typhoon devastated the Philippines surpassed 5,200 on Friday.
Only Hurricane Andrew may have come close in strength to Typhoon Haiyan, say meteorologists.
Increasingly extreme weather phenomena on the way, due to a rise in ocean temperatures.
A day after Super Typhoon Haiyan whipped across the Philippines, a picture has emerged of entire communities having been flattened.
It's among the strongest storms ever recorded on the planet. Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines with winds touching 235 miles per hour. Trace looks at how this typhoon differs from hurricanes, and how such a monster storm came to be.
The MTA's preparations for Hurricane Sandy were admirable — as good an outcome as could be expected under bad circumstances.
A possible humanitarian disaster awaits 4 million people in the path of the Category 5 storm that's making land this weekend. Continue reading →
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