Category: Storms & Hurricanes

Storms & Hurricanes

  • Hurricane Isaac 2000: A Cape Verde Hurricane’s Impact and Insights

    Hurricane Isaac 2000: A Cape Verde Hurricane’s Impact and Insights

    Hurricane Isaac of the 2000 Atlantic hurricane season was a significant and powerful Cape Verde hurricane that had a lasting impact from late September to early October 2000. Forming from a tropical wave south of Cape Verde on September 21, it rapidly intensified, becoming Tropical Storm Isaac the following day. Due to favorable atmospheric conditions,…

  • The Intensity Fluctuations and Impacts of Hurricane Florence in the 2000 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    The Intensity Fluctuations and Impacts of Hurricane Florence in the 2000 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    This research article focuses on the unique characteristics and impacts of Hurricane Florence during the 2000 Atlantic hurricane season. Notably, Hurricane Florence attained Category 1 intensity on three separate occasions in mid-September 2000. The storm initially formed from a cold front southwest of Bermuda, rapidly transitioning from a subtropical cyclone to a hurricane. After fluctuating…

  • Hurricane Debby’s Minor Impact on the Greater and Lesser Antilles in August 2000

    Hurricane Debby’s Minor Impact on the Greater and Lesser Antilles in August 2000

    Hurricane Debby, the seventh tropical cyclone, fourth named storm, and second hurricane of the 2000 hurricane season, made landfall three times in the Greater and Lesser Antilles, causing minor damage. This research article examines the effects of Hurricane Debby on various regions, detailing the damage incurred, casualties, and the subsequent cost of cleaning and rebuilding.…

  • Hurricane Alberto: A Record-Breaking Atlantic Cyclone of the 2000 Hurricane Season

    Hurricane Alberto: A Record-Breaking Atlantic Cyclone of the 2000 Hurricane Season

    This research article explores the remarkable journey of Hurricane Alberto 2000, which holds the distinction of being the farthest-traveling tropical cyclone on record in the Atlantic Ocean. The storm, the third tropical cyclone, first named storm, and first hurricane of the 2000 Atlantic hurricane season, originated from a tropical wave near the western coast of…

  • Hurricane Olga: The Record-Breaking Atlantic Cyclone of 2001

    Hurricane Olga: The Record-Breaking Atlantic Cyclone of 2001

    This research article delves into the meteorological characteristics and impacts of Hurricane Olga, which emerged as a significant event during the 2001 Atlantic hurricane season. Of particular note is Olga’s distinction as the largest tropical cyclone by diameter of gale-force winds on record in the Atlantic at that time. This article provides a comprehensive analysis…

  • Hurricane Noel 2001: A Study of its Development and Impacts

    Hurricane Noel 2001: A Study of its Development and Impacts

    Hurricane Noel, which originated as a non-tropical frontal low in the North Atlantic, underwent a unique transformation into a subtropical and later tropical cyclone during the 2001 hurricane season. This research article provides an in-depth analysis of the formation, track, and dissipation of Hurricane Noel, along with an assessment of its impacts on the affected…

  • Hurricane Michelle: The Costliest Tropical Cyclone in Cuban History and the Strongest Hurricane of the 2001 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    Hurricane Michelle: The Costliest Tropical Cyclone in Cuban History and the Strongest Hurricane of the 2001 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    This research article examines the impact of Hurricane Michelle, which struck the western Caribbean and Cuba during the 2001 hurricane season. Michelle was the fifth costliest tropical cyclone in Cuban history and the strongest hurricane of the 2001 Atlantic hurricane season. This article provides an overview of the storm’s development, its effects on various regions,…

  • Hurricane Karen: A Non-Tropical Origin Hurricane in the 2001 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    Hurricane Karen: A Non-Tropical Origin Hurricane in the 2001 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    This research article focuses on Hurricane Karen, a unique hurricane that formed during the 2001 Atlantic hurricane season. Unlike most hurricanes, Karen originated as an extratropical storm before transitioning into a tropical cyclone. The storm developed on October 10, 2001, as a result of the interaction between a cold front and an upper-level trough south…

  • The Devastation Unleashed by Hurricane Iris: A Small Yet Mighty Category 4 Storm

    The Devastation Unleashed by Hurricane Iris: A Small Yet Mighty Category 4 Storm

    This research article delves into the profound impact of Hurricane Iris, a small yet powerful Category 4 hurricane that struck Belize during the 2001 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm, which ranked as the second-strongest of the season after Hurricane Michelle, caused widespread destruction in Belize, particularly in the Toledo and Stann Creek districts. This article…