Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“New Report Reveals World’s Deadliest Tornado, Lightning, Tropical Cyclone And Hailstorm”

The World Meteorological Organization recently published a list of the world’s deadliest storms.  None of these storms has occurred since 1994, which means that weather services around the world are likely improving their ability to predict and warn for these storms.  In addition, vulnerability of people in the most susceptible areas has been reduced by emergency managers and others who have reached out to improve people’s ability to evacuate or shelter in place and protect themselves from harm. You can read Dr. Marshall Shepherd’s analysis of the report in Forbes.com here or read the WMO press release at https://public.wmo.int/en/media/press-release/wmo-determines-highest-death-tolls-from-tropical-cyclones-tornadoes-lightning.