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On the Web: Hurricanes, typhoons and other tropical storms

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 NOAA’s 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 Kong Observatory.

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.

Lowe’s 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 Center
Listing of forecast products, satellite imagery, aircraft reconnaissance, historical records and many other products from the NOAA National Hurricane Center in Miami.

Storm Watch
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 storm conditions.

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