Global Warming Article Synopsis

The Other Hurricance: Has the Age of Chaos Begun?

BBC News


The geneses of two category-five hurricanes (Katrina and Rita) in a row over the Gulf of Mexico is an unprecendented and troubling occurrence. But for most tropical meteorologists the truly astonishing “storm of the decade” took place in March 2004. Hurricane Catarina--so named because it made landfall in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarine--was the first recorded south Atlantic hurricane in history.


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