2019 hurricane season


Hurricane season now forecast above average, El Niño turns neutral

Forecasts for the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season have slowly been increasing, in terms of numbers of storms, as forecast teams have included the activity so far and taken into account that El Niño is now not expected to be an influence through the rest of this year. The Climate Prediction Center read the full article →

Immediate likelihood of El Niño developing has passed: Australia’s BOM

Interesting news for anyone interested in the forecasts for Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane activity levels, which let's face it includes the majority of the ILS and reinsurance markets. The chance of El Niño developing in the coming months appears to have dropped considerably, by one metric. El Niño is understood read the full article →

Above average Atlantic hurricane & west-Pacific typhoon seasons forecast by AbsoluteClimo

Hawaii based climate and weather modeling, forecasting and risk management firm AbsoluteClimo has forecast an above average number of Atlantic hurricanes and west-Pacific typhoons will form during the 2019 seasons. The forecast goes a little against the grain of other meteorological organisations, who currently predict a relatively average hurricane season in read the full article →