Publication Date May 15, 2023 | Axios

Tropical Cyclone Mocha's Intensification Fits Climate-driven Pattern


Climate Signal: Climate change is supercharging tropical cyclones, making them more likely to rapidly intensify and become more destructive. Check out our Hurricanes page for more information.

Article Excerpt: 

Tropical Cyclone Mocha, which struck Myanmar and Bangladesh as a high-end Category 4 storm on Sunday, is a catastrophic example of a rapidly strengthening storm — one that leaps multiple intensity categories.


In recent years, some astonishing feats of rapid intensification have occurred.

Full Story: Axios