By Emily Atkin on April 11, 2014
Interpreting climate change's effect on the storm will likely be difficult, though there is evidence that rising sea levels can make storms more destructive.
By Ryan Koronowski on February 26, 2014
It would take a lot of wind turbines, but researchers say that a big enough array could slow down hurricane wind speed and storm surge by almost half.
By Jeff Spross on November 22, 2013
The latest official figures show the storm killed at least 5,209 people, left over 23,000 missing, and may require over $5.8 billion in reconstruction.
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By Andrew Breiner on November 1, 2013
Typhoon season isn't over yet, with Typhoon Krosa on the move in the South China Sea.
By Joanna M. Foster on October 10, 2013
A Katrina-sized cyclone is rapidly intensifying in the Bay of Bengal.
By Kiley Kroh on October 8, 2013
Typhoon Fitow slammed into southeastern China on Monday, killing at least five people.
By Ryan Koronowski on October 3, 2013
The federal government has started to recall some FEMA and National Hurricane Center staff in order to "protect life and property as they prepare for potential landfall for Tropical Storm Karen."
By Andrew Breiner on September 20, 2013
Usagi, a super-typhoon, reached category 5 strength Thursday, and continued to grow past category 5.
By Andrew Breiner on September 18, 2013
The state of Guerrero on the Pacific coast was hardest-hit, closing major roads out of Acapulco and blocking most air traffic, which left tens of thousands stranded.
By Ryan Koronowski on September 12, 2013
It involves underwater robotic gliders.