Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

The Northern Hemisphere’s record-breaking tropical season (and it’s not over yet)

The Washington Post‘s Capital Weather Gang had an excellent article summarizing the amazing record-breaking tropical season in the Northern Hemisphere this year.  Not only did the numbers break the old records, they smashed them.  The number of named storms was up 48 percent from normal, the number of hurricanes was…
Read More

Very rare tropical cyclone Chapala to hit Arabian peninsula

A rare occurrence of a tropical cyclone (equivalent to a hurricane in the Atlantic) making landfall on the Arabian peninsula is expected to occur this week as Chapala moves west towards Yemen and Oman.  Some areas of the desert countries could receive up to 8 years’ worth of rain in…
Read More