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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Severe Tropical Cyclone Ita Menaces Northern Australia
Tropical Cyclone Ita
April 10th, 2014
A severe tropical cyclone with winds equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane will hit the northeastern coast of Australia tonight.
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Other East Coast Storms Matched Or Exceeded Superstorm Sandy's Power
hurricanes, East coast winds, storms
December 16th, 2013
Sediment records suggest that East Coast suffered higher winds many times.
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Deadly, Rare Tropical Cyclone Hits Somalia
Tropical Cyclone 03A
November 12th, 2013
A slow-moving tropical storm pounded the Somalia coast this weekend, killing more than 100 people. Tropical cyclones in the Arabian Sea are becoming stronger because of pollution.
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Predicting Where Water Will Go In A Hurricane
hurricane flooding, prediction
April 3rd, 2014
A computer model can determine where a hurricane's surge will land.
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How Typhoon Haiyan Became Year's Most Intense Storm
Super Typhoon Haiyan
November 7th, 2013
Super typhoon Haiyan, bearing down on the Philippines, has become the year's most intense storm and is bearing down on the central Philippines, threatening to inflict massive damage and loss of life.
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Typhoon Francisco to Strengthen, Track Toward Japan Next Week
Satellite image of Francisco
October 17th, 2013
Typhoon Francisco continues to become better organized as it spins to the southwest of Guam.
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Summer Sea Levels Rising Fast Along Florida's Gulf Coast
Sunset Beach
January 30th, 2014
Summer high tides are getting higher in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, boosting the destructive power of hurricanes.
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5 Things Hurricane Sandy Changed for Good
Hurricane Sandy Debris Breezy Point
October 29th, 2013
Some people and places may never be the same since Superstorm Sandy. Here are five ways Hurricane Sandy totally changed the East Coast.
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