SMU Associate Professor of Humanities Winston Chow, a lead author of an upcoming report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, said ocean heat content will also rise with human activity pumping more emissions into the atmosphere and trapping heat on Earth, and this could provide additional “fuel” for tropical cyclones and increase their intensity.
A resident removes mud from an area which was flooded by Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano on Oct 16, 2019. Typhoon Hagibis followed another storm last month, when Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas. (PHOTO: AFP)
The Straits Times
17 Oct 2019