On the Web: Hurricanes, typhoons and other tropical
Central Pacific Hurricane Center
Based in Honolulu, issues all tropical cyclone warnings,
advisories and statements for cyclones in the central Pacific.
FAQ: Hurricanes, Typhoons and Tropical Cyclones
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) listing maintained by
Christopher Landsea at NOAAs Hurricane Research Division.
Hurricanes: Online Meteorology Guide
An excellent introduction to the science of tropical storms,
including development, lifecycle and destructive aspects.
Information on Tropical Cyclones
Range of information regarding historic typhoon impacts,
scientific background, warning systems and forecasts from the Hong
Joint Typhoon Warning Center
Covering the Arabian Gulf, Indian Ocean and Western Pacific, the
current situation, warnings and satellite imagery from the Naval
Pacific Meteorology and Oceanography Center West.
Lowes Storm98 Hurricane Central
Site provides abundant material concerning active storms as well
as background material, book recommendations, and other resources.
National Hurricane Center, Tropical Prediction
Listing of forecast products, satellite imagery, aircraft
reconnaissance, historical records and many other products from the
NOAA National Hurricane Center in Miami.
Federal Emergency Management Agency site covering current storm
information, historic data, disaster preparedness and other topics.
Some information is also available in Spanish.
Tropical Cyclone Forecasting
Forecasts, charts of past and present storms, images and movies
as well as research news from the UK Met. Office. Also contains links
to major storm warning centres in Guam, Miami and Honolulu.
Tropical Storms Worldwide
Excellent summary in table and map form of current and past
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