Typhoon Soulik strengthened over the course of today, and is slowly moving towards the west-northwest. In last night’s update, Soulik had just reached Category 2 status, and whilst it has struggled to complete its eyewall, an impressive eye structure has appeared, warranting a further upgrade to Category 3. It remains
Typhoon Jongdari is about to make landfall in central Japan, where Typhoon Warnings are in effect. However, the storm is rapidly weakening as it draws towards the west. The storm is expected to continue weakening and may survive into the East China Sea, but there remains uncertainty over its track.
Clearly the answer is Hurricane Gert. Some speculation this week emerged that Chris looked like a Category 3 hurricane, just as Force Thirteen’s analysis of last year’s Hurricane Gert rated it at a similar intensity. But what are the differences, and how do they compare? Well, firstly, both storms began
A little before 5pm on July 1st, 2018, a new temperature record was set at Force Thirteen Headquarters in Greater Manchester, United Kingdom. The temperature reached a remarkable 33.2 degrees Celsius, beating the old record of 32.8 set on May 22, 2010. Records began in August 2009. Using comparative data