Atmospheric conditions over the western Caribbean Sea may harbor tropical storm formation toward the end of October.
Life-threatening rain and wind from Typhoon Lan will last into Monday in Japan.
The dangers to lives and property will already be mounting across Japan on Sunday’s Election Day prior to Lan slamming onshore at night.
Deadly wildfires ravaged Spain and Portugal this week while a potent storm in the Pacific Northwest caused damage near Seattle.
Accumulated cyclone energy, or ACE, measures the strength of hurricanes and tropical storms over their duration, allowing meteorologists to compare different storms and seasons.
A stunning, red-tinted sky sent social media abuzz in the United Kingdom on Monday as former Hurricane Ophelia impacted the region.
Regardless of whether the Atlantic Basin’s next tropical depression forms by midweek, downpours will stream from the northern Caribbean to Bermuda through Tuesday.
Despite no longer being a hurricane, Ophelia turned deadly and continues to batter Ireland and the United Kingdom with destructive winds and dangerous seas.