August 6, 2020

Atlantic in for very busy hurricane season: US forecasters

Miami (AFP) – This year’s Atlantic hurricane season could be one of the busiest on record, with as many as 25 named storms, forecasters said Thursday.Due to atmospheric and oceanic conditions, “this year, we expect more, stronger, and longer-lived storms than average,” said Gerry Bell, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center.¬†Forecasters predict this season will see 19 to 25 named storms, of which seven to 11 will reach hurricane strength.Of these, three to six will be major hurricanes, with winds of 111 miles …


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