cyclones

There's a big, pretty cyclone spinning off the West Coast

There's a big, pretty cyclone spinning off the West Coast

A giant white comma has taken shape off the western U.S. coast. Though, technically, it's a common winter storm called a mid-latitude cyclone, so large it will impact much of the country while
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Isn’t Dead Yet

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Isn’t Dead Yet

Pieces of the gas giant’s greatest storm had seemed to be slipping away, but scientists say the underlying vortex is unchanged.
Tropical Storm Nestor Leaves Path of Destruction in Florida

Tropical Storm Nestor Leaves Path of Destruction in Florida

A string of tornadoes, some with winds of 120 miles per hour, uprooted trees, overturned vehicles and ripped off roofs.
Tropical Storm Nestor Leaves Path of Destruction in Florida

Tropical Storm Nestor Leaves Path of Destruction in Florida

A string of tornadoes, some with winds of 120 miles per hour, uprooted trees, overturned vehicles and ripped off roofs.
Typhoon, Cyclone or Hurricane? Different Names for the Same Storms

Typhoon, Cyclone or Hurricane? Different Names for the Same Storms

Powerful tropical storms occur all around the world, but what they’re called depends on where they form.
Typhoon, Cyclone or Hurricane? Different Names for the Same Storms

Typhoon, Cyclone or Hurricane? Different Names for the Same Storms

Powerful tropical storms occur all around the world, but what they’re called depends on where they form.
Hurricane Dorian photos illustrate havoc and destruction in the Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian photos illustrate havoc and destruction in the Bahamas

For almost over a week, all eyes have been focused on the Bahamas, and rightly so. Dorian, a Category 5 hurricane when it made contact with the islands, has caused a staggering amount of suffering
Typhoon, Cyclone or Hurricane? Same Storm, Different Name

Typhoon, Cyclone or Hurricane? Same Storm, Different Name

Powerful tropical storms occur all around the world. What they’re called depends on where they form.
Typhoon, Cyclone or Hurricane? Same Storm, Different Name

Typhoon, Cyclone or Hurricane? Same Storm, Different Name

Powerful tropical storms occur all around the world. What they’re called depends on where they form.
The Indian Ocean is spawning stronger and deadlier tropical cyclones

The Indian Ocean is spawning stronger and deadlier tropical cyclones

These high intensity storms have been tied to the increasingly very warm sea surface temperatures in the Indian Ocean.
Cyclone Fani Hits Bangladesh, Killing 5; Evacuations Prevent More Casualties

Cyclone Fani Hits Bangladesh, Killing 5; Evacuations Prevent More Casualties

A couple sat marooned by high water on Saturday in Khulna, Bangladesh. Extensive evacuation efforts helped prevent widespread deaths from the storm.
Cyclone Fani Hits Bangladesh, Killing 5; Evacuations Prevent More Casualties

Cyclone Fani Hits Bangladesh, Killing 5; Evacuations Prevent More Casualties

A couple sat marooned by high water on Saturday in Khulna, Bangladesh. Extensive evacuation efforts helped prevent widespread deaths from the storm.
‘The Worst Is Over’: A Sigh of Relief in India, Mostly Spared by Cyclone

‘The Worst Is Over’: A Sigh of Relief in India, Mostly Spared by Cyclone

Debris at a train station in Puri, India, on Saturday, a day after Cyclone Fani swept through the area.
‘The Worst Is Over’: A Sigh of Relief in India, Mostly Spared by Cyclone

‘The Worst Is Over’: A Sigh of Relief in India, Mostly Spared by Cyclone

Debris at a train station in Puri, India, on Saturday, a day after Cyclone Fani swept through the area.
How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India

How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India

Cyclone Fani made landfall in Puri, India, on Friday. Officials said the gusts reached at least 100 m.p.h.
How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India

How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India

Cyclone Fani made landfall in Puri, India, on Friday. Officials said the gusts reached at least 100 m.p.h.
Cyclone Fani Hits India: Storm Lashes Coast With Hurricane Strength

Scenes of Destruction as Cyclone Fani Hits India

Cyclone Fani made landfall near Puri, India, on Friday. The storm has led to the destruction of buildings and trees, mass evacuations and possibly deaths.
Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Powerful Storm Lashes India’s Coast

Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Powerful Storm Lashes India’s Coast

A cyclone relief shelter in Puri on Friday.