Byline: Staff Writer Researchers at Florida State University (FSU) have developed a new metric to measure seasonal Atlantic tropical cyclone activity that focuses on the size of storms in addition to the duration and intensity, a measure that may prove important when considering a hurricane's potential for death and destruction.
What does TC stand for?
TC stands for Tropical Cyclone
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- Trinity College
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- Trip Current (minimum current that will trip a fuse)
- Triple Champion
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- Trivandrum Corporation (India Government)
- Tronc Commun
- Troop Commander
- Tropic of Cancer
- Tropic of Capricorn
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Colombo, Feb 27 (ONA) ---The Sultanate, represented by Civil Aviation Authority, the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources and the National Committee for Civil Defence, participates in the annual meeting of the committee of tropical cyclones over the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal which is being held in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo.
Summary: Antananarivo:The death toll of tropical cyclone Haruna and heavy rains that battered Madagascar has risen .
Johannesburg, Rabi'I 22, 1433, Feb 14, 2012, SPA -- Two people were reported dead in Madagascar as Tropical Cyclone Giovanna made landfall on the eastern coast of the African island on Tuesday, the United Nations said according to dpa.
Wdowinski and a colleague from Florida International University analyzed data from quakes magnitude-6 and above in Taiwan and Haiti and found a strong temporal relationship between the two natural hazards, where large earthquakes occurred within four years after a very wet tropical cyclone season.
Wdowinski and a colleague from Florida International University analyzed data from major earthquakes -- magnitude six and higher -- in Taiwan and Haiti over the past 50 years and found that large quakes tended to follow within four years of a very wet tropical cyclone season.
According to a study of storms from 1979 and 2010, pollution is intensifying tropical cyclones and increasing the likelihood they will make landfall around the Arabian Sea an area where all five of the strongest storms during this period have occurred since 1998.
A tropical cyclone lashing Australia's northwest mining coast Tuesday damaged dozens of homes and forced the closure of offshore oil rigs and ports handling iron-ore exports, officials said.