Atlantic

This Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Typhoon Haiyan over the Philippines, at 22:30 UTC (5:30 p.m. EST). Haiyan, the world's strongest typhoon of the year, slammed into the Philippines early Friday. (AP Photo/NOAA)

Hurricane? Cyclone? Typhoon? Here’s the difference

WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful typhoon hit the Philippines on Friday and moved out to the South China Sea: HURRICANE? CYCLONE? TYPHOON? They’re all the same, officially tropical cyclones. But they just use distinctive terms […]

11/08/2013

Tropical Storm Sandy forms south of Jamaica

MIAMI (AP) – Tropical Storm Sandy developed south of Jamaica on Monday, becoming the 18th named storm of a busy Atlantic season that has seen only two hurricanes make landfall. Sandy was about 395 miles […]

10/22/2012

U.S. forecasters raise Atlantic hurricane outlook

(AP) – U.S. forecasters are raising their estimate of potential storms in the remainder of the Atlantic hurricane season, which enters its peak period this month. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its updated […]

08/09/2012