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SEQUENTIAL EXTREMES

Tropical cyclones and heatwaves

Heatwaves increase in frequency and intensity with global warming. Research now shows that the sequence of a tropical cyclone followed by a heatwave may also occur more often, threatening power grids when air conditioning is needed most.

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Lin, N. Tropical cyclones and heatwaves. Nat. Clim. Chang. 9, 579–580 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-019-0537-2

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