Tag Archives: Cyclone

Historical Hurricane Track Viewer

Historical Hurricane Track Viewer >>  Click Here To Launch Viewer The Historical Hurricane Viewer is an interactive tool to see historical hurricane tracking information.  Features include: Search and display hurricane data by storm name, latitude and longitude coordinates, or geographic region View coastal … Read More…

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Extraordinary View of Tropical Cyclone Bansi

An amazing, rare, and extraordinary view of Tropical Cyclone Bansi.  Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti captured this image aboard the International Space Station (ISS) mid January 2015 while Cyclone Bansi was over the southern Indian Ocean. In the photo you can see how lightning … Read More…

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Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale

The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale is a 1 to 5 rating based on a hurricane’s sustained wind speed. This scale estimates potential property damage. Hurricanes reaching Category 3 and higher are considered major hurricanes because of their potential for significant loss of life … Read More…

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2009 Hurricane Names | 2009 National Hurricane Center Tropical Cyclone Reports

Hurricanes are named alphabetically from a predetermined list beginning the letter “A” through “W”, excluding names that begin with “Q” or “U.” A storm is first named by the National Hurricane Center when the system becomes a tropical storm and the name remains … Read More…

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