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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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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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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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Remote sensing and analysis of tropical cyclones: Current and emerging satellite sensors

This article describes recent advances in the capability of new satellite sensors for observing Tropical Cyclones (TC) fine structure, wind field, and temporal evolution. The article is based on a World...

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Review of big-data and AI application in typhoon-related disaster risk early warning in Typhoon Committee region

ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee Members are directly or indirectly affected by typhoons every year. Members have accumulated rich experiences dealing with typhoons' negative impact and developed the technologies...

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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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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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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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An update on the influence of natural climate variability and anthropogenic climate change on tropical cyclones

A substantial number of studies have been published since the Ninth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones (IWTC-9) in 2018, improving our understanding of the effect of climate change on tropical...

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Forecasting tropical cyclone rainfall and flooding hazards and impacts

This review summarizes the rapporteur report on advances in monitoring and forecasting of rainfall associated with tropical cyclones (TCs) and its impact during 2014–18, as presented to the 10th International...

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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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Tropical cyclogenesis: Controlling factors and physical mechanisms

In this review, advances in the understanding of the controlling factors and physical mechanisms of tropical cyclogenesis (TCG) are summarized from recent (2018–2022) research on TCG, as presented in...

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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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Mapping the multi-hazards risk index for coastal block of Sundarban, India using AHP and machine learning algorithms

Global climate change, climate extremes, and overuse of natural resources are all major contributors to the risk brought on by cyclones. In I West Bengal state of India, the Pathar Pratima Block frequently...

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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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Impact-based forecasting for improving the capacity of typhoon-related disaster risk reduction in typhoon committee region

The two most common types of disasters caused by natural hazards in the Asia-Pacific region are floods and storms, many of them associated with typhoon (tropical cyclone) related impacts. To improve...

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Forecasting tropical cyclone coastal and marine hazards and impacts

The report highlights the significant progress over various regions with respect to understanding of coastal hazards, numerical modeling techniques and the generation & dissemination of coastal hazard...

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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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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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Phase transitions between tropical, subtropical, and extratropical cyclones: A review from IWTC-10

This review, which was adapted from a Tenth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones (IWTC-10) report, discusses research findings and operational practices relevant to cyclone types and phase transitions...

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Recent Research Progress on Tropical Cyclone Structure and Intensity

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...

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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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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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A Retrospective on the Devastating Impacts of Tropical Storm Washi

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...

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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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