Atlantic Ocean News

Paulette Makes Rare Landfall In Bermuda, Grows to Cat 2

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Paulette made a rare landfall in Bermuda Monday and strengthened into a Category 2 storm just hours after the wealthy British territory shuttered schools, government agencies and air and sea ports. The eye of …

Nadine Among Top 5 Longest Lasting Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Nadine has become one of the top five longest-lasting cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean after forming more than 20 days ago. U.S. National Hurricane Center forecasters said Wednesday that Nadine is in fifth place. The list includes depressions, …

Tropical Storm Chris Forms Over Atlantic Ocean

Tropical Storm Chris formed over the open Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday and posed no threat to land, the Miami-based U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Chris, the third cyclone of 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, swirled to life 560 miles (905 km) …