Hurricanes

Find out everything there is to know about hurricanes and stay updated on the latest news with the comprehensive articles, interactive features and pictures of hurricanes at LiveScience.com. Learn more about these natural disasters as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about hurricanes.
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The $9.7 Trillion Problem: Cyclones and Climate Change
Hurricane Sandy Debris Breezy Point
October 10th, 2014
Cyclones have been quietly costing the world for decades, costs that could grow due to climate change.
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Hurricane Marie Could Swallow Smaller Storm Karina
Hurricane Marie and storm Karina
August 27th, 2014
Images from space show the massive Hurricane Marie poised to swallow another tiny storm off the Pacific coast.
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NASA Drone Captures Amazing Footage of Hurricane's Eye (Video)
drone's view of hurricane
October 1st, 2014
In September, when Hurricane Edouard was churning out over the Atlantic Ocean, NASA dispatched its Global Hawk drones to fly directly over the eye of the storm.
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'Coyote' Drone Launches Straight into Hurricane Edouard
Coyote drone.
September 17th, 2014
One U.S. government agency is taking the drone craze to a whole new level. NOAA just launched a drone directly into a hurricane.
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Pacific Storm Julio Unleashes Powerful 'Dark Lightning' Flash
Hurrianes Iselle and Julio on Aug. 6
August 8th, 2014
Before the Hawaii-bound storm Julio strengthened into a hurricane, a NASA satellite spotted a high-energy flash of "dark lightning" coming from the swirling clouds.
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Tropical Storm Arthur's Threat Seen From Space (Photo)
Tropical Storm Arthur Seen From Space
July 2nd, 2014
Tropical Storm Arthur appears menacing as it bears down on the coast of Florida, in this photo captured today (July 2) by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
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Back from the Dead, Pacific Hurricane Becomes Super Typhoon
Four Pacific tropical storms
August 7th, 2014
Thanks to this year's El Niño conditions in the Pacific Ocean, Hurricane Genevieve was reborn as it trundled west, exploding to super typhoon strength in just two days.
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