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2020 tropical cyclones in the Philippines: A review

The official website of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said more tropical cyclones (TCs) enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) than...

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A Global View of the Landfall Characteristics of Tropical Cyclones

This report presents a climatology of the landfall characteristics of tropical cyclones (TCs) by country. Land-falling TCs can produce strong winds, storm surges and severe flooding that may result...

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Assessment of the damages and direct economic loss in Hong Kong due to Super Typhoon Mangkhut in 2018

Super Typhoon Mangkhut hit Hong Kong on September 16, 2018, necessitating the issuance of the highest tropical cyclone warning signal, No. 10 Hurricane Signal. Packing ferocious winds and record-breaking...

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Role of multi-purpose cyclone shelters in India: Last mile or neighbourhood evacuation

India follows a strategy of having Multi-Purpose Cyclone Shelters along the coastline for tropical cyclone risk mitigation. These shelters are meant to provide refuge to vulnerable populations at the...

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Estimating tropical cyclone surface winds: Current status, emerging technologies, historical evolution, and a look to the future

This article provides a review of tropical cyclone (TC) surface wind estimation from an operational forecasting perspective. First, we provide a summary of operational forecast center practices and...

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

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 –...

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Third assessment on impacts of climate change on tropical cyclones in the Typhoon Committee Region – Part I: Observed changes, detection and attribution

Published findings on climate change impacts on tropical cyclones (TCs) in the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee Region are assessed. We focus on observed TC changes in the western North Pacific (WNP) basin,...

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REVIEW OF THE STATUS OF URBAN FLOOD MONITORING AND FORECASTING IN TC REGION

With the impacts of rapid urbanization and climate change, the urban flood has increasingly become a major hazard risk faced by human being in recent decades. The catastrophic urban flood events appear...

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Flash flood modeling in the data-poor basin: A case study in Matina River Basin

Forecasting flooding hazards is a very effective non-engineering measure for flood control. Presently, the commonly used forecasting method in simulating flash flood events is through a watershed hydrological...

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Recent advances in research on tropical cyclogenesis

This review article summarizes recent (2014–2019) advances in our understanding of tropical cyclogenesis, stemming from activities at the ninth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones. Tropical...

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Third assessment on impacts of climate change on tropical cyclones in the Typhoon Committee Region – Part II: Future projections

This paper assesses published findings on projections of future tropical cyclone (TC) activity in the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee Region under climate change scenarios. This assessment also estimates...

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Spatio-temporal behaviours of tropical cyclones over the bay of Bengal Basin in last five decades

Present research is an endeavour to scrutinise the spatio-temporal climatic characteristics of tropical cyclones (TCs) bustle in the Bay of Bengal basin, found in RSMC-IMD data all through 1971–2020....

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

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...

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Tropical cyclone track and intensity prediction skill of GFS model over NIO during 2019 & 2020

The Tropical Cyclone (TC) track prediction using different NWP models and its verification is the critical task to provide prior knowledge about the model errors, which is beneficial for giving the...

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Assessment on Disaster Risk Reduction of Tropical Storm Washi

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...

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Characteristic features of Super Cyclone ‘AMPHAN’- observed through satellite images

Characteristic features of Super Cyclonic Storm (SuCS), AMPHAN which crossed West Bengal-Bangladesh Coast on May 20, 2020 have been analyzed based on INSAT-3D & passive microwave (PMW) images with special...

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Tropical cyclones and climate change

Since the Eighth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones (IWTC-8), held in December 2014, progress has been made in our understanding of the relationship between tropical cyclone (TC) characteristics,...

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Spatio-temporal variation of cyclone intensity over the coastal region of Bangladesh using 134 years track analysis

The cyclone tracks from 1877 to 2020 were analyzed to detect the spatial and temporal intensity. The tracks were gathered from previously published works. The previous articles' tracks were digitized...

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

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...

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

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...

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Recent progress on the seasonal tropical cyclone predictions over the western North Pacific from 2014 to 2020

This study summarized the procedure for the seasonal predictions of tropical cyclones (TCs) over the western North Pacific (WNP), which is currently operating at the Korea Meteorological Administration...

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Policy Considerations On Hurricane Induced Human Displacement: Lessons From Cyclone Sidr And Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane or Cyclone is an extreme environment and climate event that has both long-term and short-term impact, and produces environmental emergency displacement. This study has focused on two devastating...

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Recent Progress in Storm Surge Forecasting

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...

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Minimal conceptual models for tropical cyclone intensification

We examine a hierarchy of minimal conceptual models for tropical cyclone intensification. These models are framed mostly in terms of axisymmetric balance dynamics. In the first set of models, the heating...

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Large tropical cyclone track forecast errors of global numerical weather prediction models in western North Pacific basin

Although tropical cyclone (TC) track forecast errors (TFEs) of operational warning centres have substantially decreased in recent decades, there are still many cases with large TFEs. The International...

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