Category Archives: Hurricanes

The One-Two Punch: here comes LAURA!

Toward the end of July, as it tends to happen during the summer months in the northern hemisphere, the northern Indian Ocean was boiling with numerous storms, disturbed weather cells and rather warm surface waters. This cauldron of bad weather … Continue reading

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The Gulf Waters are Hot!

Today is Saturday 23 August 2020 and there are two tropical cyclones, LAURA and MARCO in action basically chasing each other. These named-storms started their respective journeys around 4 August as tropical waves generated over equatorial Africa moving west toward … Continue reading

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