International warming may enhance the variety of tropical cyclones in different components of the world however cut back them within the Atlantic on account of weakening circulation
3 March 2022
In components of the world, tropical cyclones might turn out to be each extra intense and extra frequent because the planet heats up. However within the Atlantic, the place these storms are known as hurricanes, there may be fewer due to a weakening of a key ocean present.
“You might argue that that is some excellent news, however the unfavourable results of local weather change are devastating,” says René van Westen at Utrecht College within the Netherlands.
At current, heat water from the tropical Atlantic flows north …