Trami Troubles

If you did not know me better, you would think this website to be a disaster tracking mechanism.  But it isn’t.  It is a rather interesting coincidence that all these strong weather systems are all over the water bodies and wreaking havoc on land people.  100 people were killed from the super typhoon MangKhut and now Japan awaits it fate to be delivered from the super typhoon Trami.  Some say that the typhoon will weaken or change it course.  Hope it does.  Read on.

Fury in the Waterbed

There is so much oceanic activity going on right now that it is hard to decide where to focus.  We have Hurricane Florence about to make landfall, A cyclone headed towards Mexico/Texas, which if it picks up speed could be named Kirk.  We have tropical storms Isaac, Joyce and Helena potentially heading towards us.  That is just in the Atlantic waters.  We also have tropical storm Olivia heading towards Hawaii.  And then we have the Typhoon Mangkhut heading towards China and Philippines.

 

Sitting Ducks

It is interesting that we know everything we can about the hurricane that is about to hit us… Florence in the Carolinas.. where it could make landfall, the windspeeds, the affected areas, the duration of impact, the cost in lives and property damage and aid.  This article has some good numbers comparing various hurricanes and the article claims Florence to be the costliest hurricane to hit the US land ever.  Makes me think that inspite of knowing every possible detail, there ain’t much we can do other than evacuate and brace ourselves for the impact… ay.. ay…ay..