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New research shows tropical cyclones are getting stronger and are forming farther from the equator

Two new research studies on tropical cyclones (the generic name for hurricanes across the world) shows that hurricanes are getting stronger over time and are also forming farther from the equator, putting new populations at risk. These studies, both based on satellite observations, show that climate change is having an impact on the formation and development of the storms due to both changes in sea surface temperature and changes in the vertical structure of the atmosphere. You can read more at the links below:

Global warming is influencing where tropical cyclones rage

Hurricanes are increasing in intensity, long-term data indicate

Global warming is making hurricanes stronger

Climate Change Is Fueling Stronger Hurricanes, Federal Study Finds