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Most Downloaded Tropical Cyclone Research and Review Articles

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1. Impacts of Climate Change on Tropical Cyclones in the Western North Pacific Basin. Part I: Past Observations

May 2012
Tsz-Cheung Lee | Thomas R. Knutson | Hirotaka Kamahori | Ming Ying

This paper reviews the current state of the science on the relationship between climate change and historical tropical cyclone (TC) activity in the western North Pacific (WNP) basin, which is the region...

2. Study on Typhoon Disaster Loss and Risk Prediction and Benefit Assessment of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

December 2018
Lin Yang | Chunrong Cao | Dehui Wu | Honghua Qiu | Minghui Lu | Ling Liu

Based on the meteorological monitoring data of Typhoon Nesat and Haitang in Fujian Province in 2017, the data of the typhoon disaster situation and third-party evaluation of typhoon disaster prevention...

3. Recent Advances in Research and Forecasting of Tropical Cyclone Track, Intensity, and Structure at Landfall

May 2018
Marie-Dominique Leroux | Kimberly Wood | Russell L. Elsberry | Esperanza O. Cayanan | Eric Hendricks | Matthew Kucas | Peter Otto | Robert Rogers | Buck Sampson | Zifeng Yu

This review prepared for the fourth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone Landfall Processes (IWTCLP-4) summarizes the most recent (2015-2017) theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of...

4. Recent Progress in Storm Surge Forecasting

May 2018
Nadao Kohno | Shishir K. Dube | Mikhail Entel | S.H.M. Fakhruddin | Diana Greenslade | Marie-Dominique Leroux | Jamie Rhome | Nguyen Ba Thuy

This report briefly summarizes recent progress in storm surge forecasts, one of topics discussed during the fourth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone Landfall Process (IWTCLP 4) held during...

5. Effective Tropical Cyclone Forecast and Warning Communication: Recent Social Science Contributions

February 2015
B.H. Morrow | J.K. Lazo

Knowledge regarding how people obtain, understand, and use warning information is critical to saving lives and protecting property, yet scientifically valid and reliable research to support this part...

6. Assessment on Disaster Risk Reduction of Tropical Storm Washi

September 2013
Olavo Rasquinho | Jinping Liu | Derek Leong

In December, 2011, the world's second most deadly disaster of the year, Tropical Storm Washi (known as Sendong in the Philippines) landed along the east coast of Mindanao, Philippines, causing 1,292...

7. Recent Advances in Research and Forecasting of Tropical Cyclone Rainfall

May 2018
Kevin Cheung | Zifeng Yu | Russell L. Elsberry | Michael Bell | Haiyan Jiang | Tsz Cheung Lee | Kuo-Chen Lu | Yoshinori Oikawa | Liangbo Qi | Robert F. Rogers | Kazuhisa Tsuboki

In preparation for the Fourth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone Landfall Processes (IWTCLP-IV), a summary of recent research studies and the forecasting challenges of tropical cyclone (TC)...

8. Scenario-based urban flood forecast with flood inundation map

March 2019
Jinhoon Kim | Hyoseob Cho

The objective of this study is to introduce how to apply the urban flood forecast with numerous flood inundation map scenario in Korea. In modeling of urban flood, drainage networks 1D model like SWMM...

9. Seasonal Forecasts of Tropical Cyclone Activity Over the Western North Pacific: A Review

September 2012
Ruifen Zhan | Yuqing Wang | Ming Ying

The attempt of this article is to provide a literature review on recent development and progress in seasonal forecasts for tropical cyclone (TC) activity over the western North Pacific (WNP). Since...

10. Framework of extreme flood risk management in the typhoon country region

March 2019
Cho-Rong Kim

Recently, flood damages have increased worldwide due to global warming and climate change. According to the Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), extreme weather events such...

11. An Introduction of Advanced Technology for Tropical Cyclone Observation, Analysis and Forecast in JMA

September 2018
Yoshiaki Takeuchi

Impact-based forecasts and risk-based warnings are the key approach to reduce disasters caused by tropical cyclones (TCs). This review paper highlights Japan Meteorological Agency’s and RSMC Tokyo –...

12. Progress in Hong Kong’s Tropical Cyclone Forecasting and Warning Services in Recent Decades

February 2018
Wai-Kin Wong | Chun-Wing Choy

With modern infrastructures and effective warning systems, casualties, damages and losses due to tropical cyclones (TCs) have been significantly reduced over the years in Hong Kong. Nevertheless, densely...

13. Role of Sea Surface Temperature in Modulating Life Cycle of Tropical Cyclones over Bay of Bengal

June 2019
Shyama Mohanty | Raghu Nadimpalli | Krishna K. Osuri | Sujata Pattanayak | U.C. Mohanty | Sourav Sil

Sea surface temperature (SST) varies significantly in the presence of tropical cyclones (TCs). Using fixed SST throughout the integration of high resolution TC models is general practice in research...

14. Warnings on Tropical Cyclone for WMO Global Multi-Hazard Alert System

December 2018
Tong Yu-fai | Yuen-chung Armstrong Cheng

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is planning to implement a Global Multi-hazard Alert System (GMAS) to aggregate official warning11In this paper, “warning” means official alerts, warnings...

15. How the National Forecasting Centre in Oman Dealt with Tropical Cyclone Gonu

February 2012
Juma Al-Maskari

Tropical Cyclone Gonu affected the coastal areas of Oman during the period of 5th – 7th June 2007. The low pressure system which first developed on the 1st of June 2007 southwest of India intensified...

16. Current Technology for Alerting and Warning Tropical Cyclones in Thailand

September 2018
Patchara Petvirojchai | SuraPong SaraPa

The main objective of this paper is to present the current status of the improvement technology for tropical cyclones alerting and warning in Thailand. In 2017, Thai Meteorological Department upgraded...

17. Tropical Cyclone Forecast Verification by India Meteorological Department for North Indian Ocean: a Review

December 2014
M. Mohapatra

The tropical cyclone (TC) forecast verification procedure followed by India Meteorological Department (IMD) is reviewed herewith as compared to the standard prescribed by World Meteorological Organisation....

18. Sensitivity of Hurricane Intensity and Structure to Two Types of Planetary Boundary Layer Parameterization Schemes in Idealized HWRF Simulations

December 2018
Jie Tang | Jun A. Zhang | Chanh Kieu | Frank D. Marks

This paper investigates the sensitivity of simulated hurricane intensity and structure to two planetary boundary layer (PBL) schemes in the Hurricane Weather and Research Forecast model including 1)...

19. Analysis of the Cyclonic Vortex and Evaluation of the Performance of the Radar Integrated Nowcasting System (RaINS) During the Heavy Rainfall Episode which caused Flooding in Penang, Malaysia on 5 November 2017

December 2018
Diong Jeong Yik | Yip Weng Sang | Nursalleh K. Chang | Fadila Jasmin Fakaruddin | Ambun Dindang | Muhammad Helmi Abdullah

Even though Malaysia is relatively safe from the direct path of tropical cyclones nevertheless the passage of such systems over the neighbouring seas and their tail effect present a unique challenge...

20. A Retrospective on the Devastating Impacts of Tropical Storm Washi

May 2012
Susan R. Espinueva | Esperanza O. Cayanan | Nivagine C. Nievares

The December 2011 disaster in the Philippines which was induced by TS Washi was investigated. This disastrous event which claimed 1,268 human lives and PhP1.455 Billion (US$63.26M) damages to infrastructure...

21. Study of Air-Sea Interaction Under Typhoon and its Application in STI

December 2018
Li Yongping | Yunxia Zheng | RunLing Yu | Ziqiang Duan

To improve the forecast of typhoon intensity and meet the requirements of operational services on marine meteorology in Shanghai Meteorological Service of CMA, a few of important scientific research...

22. Recent Research Progress on Tropical Cyclone Structure and Intensity

May 2012
Yuqing Wang

This article provides a balanced, brief review on the research progress in the area of tropical cyclone (TC) structure and intensity achieved in the past three decade. Efforts have been made to introduce...

23. Tropical Cyclone Information Provided by the Rsmc Tokyo - Typhoon Center

February 2012
Masashi Kunitsugu

The RSMC Tokyo - Typhoon Center provides the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee Members with tropical cyclone (TC) information to support their disaster mitigation activities. Good knowledge and use of the...

24. Summary of Retired Typhoons in the Western North Pacific Ocean

February 2012
Xiaotu Lei | Xiao Zhou

Names have been given to tropical cyclones which raging through the western North Pacific Ocean since 1947. However, considering the disastrous impact or some extreme uniqueness quite a few typhoons...

25. The Impact of Tropical Cyclones on China in 2016

February–May 2017
Hua Gu | Chuanhai Qian | Shuanzhu Gao | Chunyi Xiang

In 2016, the Northwest Pacific and the South China Sea registered the genesis of 26 tropical cyclones. 8 of them, including NEPARTAK (1601), MIRINAE (1603), NIDA (1604), DIANMU (1608), MERANTI (1614),...

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