Saturday, May 23, 2020
In a new study, the researchers have extended their approach to span 1979 to 2017 and about 4,000 tropical cyclones. And the global analysis does now show a statistically significant trend toward stronger tropical cyclones. For example, if you compare the first half of that 39-year period to the second half, the share of storms coming in at Category 3 or higher has increased at a rate of about 8 percent per decade.
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