Tropical cyclone activity is ramping up in the Northern Hemisphere this week with Tropical Storm Vongfong (known as Tropical Storm Ambo in the Philippines) making an appearance in the Philippine Sea. The cyclone developed rather quickly this morning and currently possesses maximum 1-minute sustained winds of 60 mph (95 km/h).Read More →

The disturbance over the central Northeastern Pacific acquired a well-defined center of circulation today, and has been designated by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) as Tropical Depression One-E. This marks the earliest formation of a tropical cyclone in the Eastern North Pacific since the beginning of the satellite era inRead More →

An area of disturbed weather, labeled Invest 90E by the United States Navy, could become the first tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Eastern North Pacific in the month of April and the first in the Northern Hemisphere of 2020. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is currently monitoring this systemRead More →

Today we commemorate the 15th anniversary of Cyclone Percy and it’s Category 5-equivalent peak intensity in the South Pacific ocean basin on this day, March 2nd. While not very damaging compared to other cyclones (though it was still very devastating for the islands of Swains, Tokelau and Cook) nor deadly,Read More →