The record-breaking Cyclone Freddy was a wake-up call to prepare for the storms of the future.
Tropical cyclones are becoming more frequent in the Indian Ocean. Here’s why and what that means.
Climate change is making oceans more acidic globally. Now, scientists are finding that large storms can send pulses of acidic water into bays and estuaries, further stressing fish and shellfish.
Research shows storms that might have caused minimal damage a few decades ago are becoming stronger and more destructive as the planet warms.
As the climate changes, the ocean is also changing. And that’s putting our health at risk.
Climate change is likely to mean disasters such as Cyclone Seroja will become more intense, and be seen further south in Australia more often.
Wetlands bear the brunt of much storm damage to the coast. But over the past 300 years, 85% of the world’s wetland area has been destroyed.
Hurricane stalling has become common over the past half-century, and their average forward speed has also slowed.
It’s only happened twice since naming started in 1950, and there’s an unusual twist to where many of the storms formed this year.
Tropical cyclones account for almost four in five natural disasters across Pacific Island nations. But a new forecasting tool now gives up to four months warning for the upcoming cyclone season.
Cyclone Amphan was one of the worst cyclones to hit Bangladesh in modern times. But thanks to local action, many lives were saved.
Massive cyclone that hit India and Bangladesh could have been so much worse.
Most homes are not as cyclone-ready as they could be. It seems lower insurance premiums aren’t enough of an incentive for owners to upgrade their homes, but a new study points to some solutions.
Southern and eastern Australia need to prepare for heatwaves and increased fire risk this summer, as forecasts predict hot, dry weather.
Tropical cyclones Idai and Kenneth have shown how important it is to integrate local information and resources with global scale forecasts and support.
Already heat-stressed countries will see the largest absolute increases in humid-heat and have the least ability to adapt.
Warmer oceans are contributing to more frequent tropical cyclones.
Women in disaster zones are frequently targeted by sexual predators who take advantage of their vulnerability.
Climate change is making hurricanes more destructive, and may have boosted the intensity of cyclone Idai that hit Mozambique, Zambia and Malawi.
The frequency of intense tropical cyclones is increasing in the South Indian Ocean, a region that previously didn’t have these.