Climate change is making some hurricanes more severe


Last year. Hurricane Doria struck the Bahamas with wind speeds of more than one hundred eighty miles an hour. It was the strongest land falling. Atlantic hurricane on record and it came during the fourth year in a row with above normal hurricane activity. I don't think it's an exception. I think we're moving towards hurricane seasons. That will be more lar- like these. Where the extreme stronger storms are getting stronger. Asteroid called us at the Union of concerned. Scientists says research indicates that warming oceans provide more fuel for storms. That can make hurricanes more intense. And it's not only that wind speeds are increasing. The warming atmosphere can hold more water vapor so more rain can fall during a single storm in the case of. Dorian it stalled. It stayed over the Bahamas for a long period of time dumping rain and creating damage and there have been studies showing that the stalling of hurricanes. It's kind of a global trend called says that until the world reduces global warming trend towards strong devastating hurricanes is likely to continue.

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