Hurricane Sandy and Fire Island demonstrate the natural evolution of barrier islands which ultimately make the islands more resilient to sea level rise.
Where’s Hurricane Sandy Now? Storm trackers are watching the progress and development of the super storm that is poised to strike the U.S. East Coast.
Hurricane Sandy is only a Category 1 storm, but merging with a cold front means that the weather aiming for the East Coast is severe and wide-reaching.
Early October saw the remnants of September’s hurricanes waning, as Jelawat and Ewiniar both became extra-tropical storms.
Super Typhoon Jelawat, Typhoon Ewiniar, and Hurricane Miriam in the Pacific; Tropical Storm Nadine in the Atlantic, are keeping weather-watchers busy this week.
Tropical storm Leslie is much larger, yet less powerful than Hurricane Michael – but is expected to batter the eastern Canadian coastline.
The weather damage and death toll from Hurricane Isaac, Tropical Storm Bolaven, and other storms throughout the Atlantic and Pacific are heavy this week.