super storm

  • November 12, 2013  

    The sheer deadly power of the Philippines typhoon has cast a fresh spotlight on the question, are storms getting stronger as the planet gets warmer? To examine the science of super storms, Gwen Ifill talks to Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research and Jeff Masters of Weather Underground. Continue reading

  • October 28, 2013  

    One year after Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast, the Big Apple is still rebuilding. But city officials have taken lessons learned from the storm’s surge into account to ensure power and transit systems can withstand future natural disasters. Miles O’Brien reports on high-tech infrastructure adjustments in New York City. Continue reading

  • October 25, 2012  

    In other news Thursday, Hurricane Sandy hit Cuba and the eastern Bahamas, bringing heavy rains and winds topping out at 105 miles per hour. Four deaths have been attributed to the storm so far. Tropical storm conditions are likely to hit southeast Florida, while the Northeast may get hit with a wintery superstorm. Continue reading