Most powerful hurricanes on the rise

The number of major Atlantic hurricanes per year may almost double by the end of the century in response to global warming, according to a new study.

A team of hurricane researchers suggests that damage from a larger number of very strong — Category 4 and 5 — hurricanes is likely to outweigh a projected decline in less-intense storms

Read more: Nature


January 22, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

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