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Extreme storms will grow bigger as the world warms

Hurricane Florence as seen over the Atlantic Ocean close to the US east coast, viewed from the space station.

The size of extreme storms such as the 2018 system called Hurricane Florence, which reached 600 kilometres in diameter, is projected to grow as global temperatures rise. Credit: NASA/Getty

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Nature 606, 10 (2022)



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