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Atlantic Basin expected to experience more hurricanes than normal in 2016


The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season is expected to be more active than normal in 2016, Reuters reports.

The Atlantic Basin on an average experiences around 11 named tropical storms, six hurricanes, and two major hurricanes during a season, which runs from June to November. However, these numbers are expected to be higher in 2016 given the atmospheric set-up, with the presence of La Niña being one of the most important factors.

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