Fierce storms

Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

Tropical cyclones will become more fierce over the next few decades as a It of global warming. But mes are unlikely to become frequent or spread beyond tropics, according to a report prepared for the World Metrological Organization. The rt predicts that the intensity rclones will increase between nd 20 per cent over the next,. 80 years, due to more energetic npheric convention currents @d by an increase in sea surface wratures. The report was ared by an international group 2 scientists headed by Ann Jerson-Sellers, a climatologist e Royal Melbourne Institute of nolovv, Australia.

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter :

Comments are moderated and will be published only after the site moderator’s approval. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name. Selected comments may also be used in the ‘Letters’ section of the Down To Earth print edition.