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Climate change: Hurricanes get stronger on land as world warms

Climate change: Hurricanes get stronger on land as world warms

bbc.co.uk - By Matt McGrath

North Atlantic hurricanes are retaining far more of their strength when they hit land because of global warming, say scientists. Previously, experts believed these storms died down quickly once they made landfall. But over the past 50 years, the time it takes for hurricanes to dissipate on the coast …

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