Tag: hurricanes of 2018

  • The Unusual Path and Impacts of Hurricane Omar during the 2008 Hurricane Season

    The Unusual Path and Impacts of Hurricane Omar during the 2008 Hurricane Season

    This research article examines the unique characteristics and impacts of Hurricane Omar, a powerful tropical cyclone that followed an uncommon southwest to northeast track through the eastern Caribbean Sea in mid-October 2008. The hurricane formed from a tropical disturbance on October 13, gradually intensifying with deep convection around its center. By October 15, an eye…

  • The Formation and Impact of Hurricanes Oscar and Michael during the 2018 Hurricane Season

    The Formation and Impact of Hurricanes Oscar and Michael during the 2018 Hurricane Season

    This research article focuses on two significant hurricanes, Oscar and Michael, that occurred during the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricane Oscar formed through the interaction of a tropical wave and a mid- to upper-level trough, gradually intensifying into a Category 2 hurricane before transitioning into an extratropical storm. Hurricane Michael, on the other hand, rapidly…

  • Hurricane Michael: Devastation and Lessons Learned from a Historic Storm

    Hurricane Michael: Devastation and Lessons Learned from a Historic Storm

    Hurricane Michael, a powerful and destructive tropical cyclone, made an indelible mark on the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. It became the first Category 5 hurricane to make landfall in the contiguous United States since Andrew in 1992, causing significant damage and loss of life. This research article aims to provide a comprehensive overview of Hurricane…

  • Hurricane Leslie’s Impact on the Iberian Peninsula: A Historical Analysis of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    Hurricane Leslie’s Impact on the Iberian Peninsula: A Historical Analysis of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    Hurricane Leslie, known as Storm Leslie or Cyclone Leslie during its extratropical phase, was a significant weather event that struck the Iberian Peninsula in October 2018. This research article provides a comprehensive analysis of Leslie’s formation, track, and the extensive impact it had on various regions. By examining the areas affected before, during, and after…

  • Hurricane Isaac (2018): Development, Impact, and Lessons Learned

    Hurricane Isaac (2018): Development, Impact, and Lessons Learned

    Hurricane Isaac: a tropical cyclone that formed during the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, originated from a tropical wave that emerged off the west coast of Africa on September 2. Gradual organization led to the formation of a tropical depression, which eventually intensified into a hurricane due to favorable atmospheric conditions. However, dry air and increasing…

  • Hurricane Helen: A Historical Analysis of the 2018 Season

    Hurricane Helen: A Historical Analysis of the 2018 Season

    This research article presents a comprehensive analysis of Hurricane Helen, a significant tropical cyclone that developed during the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. The study investigates the genesis, intensification, track, and impacts of Hurricane Helen from its formation near Africa to its eventual transition into an extratropical cyclone over the British Isles. Additionally, recommendations for preparedness…

  • The Impact of Hurricane Chris: Unleashing Nature’s Fury on the East Coast

    Introduction: In July 2018, a formidable force of nature named Hurricane Chris swept across the East Coast of the United States, leaving an indelible mark on the affected regions. With its arrival, Hurricane Chris became the third tropical or subtropical cyclone and the second named hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. This research article…

  • Hurricane Beryl: A Record-Breaking Atlantic Storm with Far-Reaching Impacts

    Hurricane Beryl: A Record-Breaking Atlantic Storm with Far-Reaching Impacts

    Hurricane Beryl, the earliest third-named Atlantic hurricane in the primary development region on record, made a significant impact during the 2018 hurricane season. This fast-moving and long-lived tropical cyclone originated from a robust tropical wave off the west coast of Africa, rapidly intensifying into a tropical depression over the central Atlantic Ocean on July 4.…