In recent decades, tropical storms have caused enormous damage, with the worst being hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in 2017. These claimed the lives of countless people and cost around US$220 billion. Although predicting these types of hurricanes has proved very difficult up until now, researchers at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) in collaboration with the University of Southampton and the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) believe they have found a way to improve this situation. Their findings have been published on the Scientific Data website.
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