5 in a month: What’s fanning the spate of superstorms this September

5 in a month: what’s fanning the spate of superstorms this september

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “5 in a month: What’s fanning the spate of superstorms this September” – below is their description.

Five tropical cyclones within weeks have pummelled parts of Asia, the US, the Caribbean and Canada in September 2022, killing people, demolishing houses and leaving thousands without a livelihood. Climate experts say while storms are common, global warming is making them potentially deadlier.

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