extreme events

Tropical Cyclone Kenneth theWeather Club Mon, 29/04/2019 - 10:28

Tropical Cyclone Kenneth captured by NASA's Terra satellite. The eye of the storm is clearly visible. (Image: NASA WorldView2019)

2017 most expensive year for US natural disasters theWeather Club Tue, 09/01/2018 - 10:17

2017 was a record year of losses from fires, hurricanes and other weather related disasters, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Total losses from 16 separate events reached $306bn - $90bn more than the previous record set in 2005.