Strong Indian monsoons steer Atlantic hurricanes towards land, study finds

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Washington DC (SPX) Oct 24, 2018
Strong monsoons in the Indian Ocean can induce easterly winds that push Atlantic Ocean hurricanes westward, increasing the likelihood they’ll make landfall in the Americas, according to new research. A new study finds that in years where summer rainstorms in India are stronger, Atlantic hurricanes move further westward towards land. In years where the rains aren’t as strong, hurricanes ten