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Cyclone risk for East Asia aggravated by warming of western Pacific: Study

January 16, 2014 - 6:00am


A recent study has said that a warming of water in the western Pacific has led to China, Korea and Japan being placed in the “firing line” of strong tropical cyclones, Agence France-Presse reported.

The study took into account data for some major cyclones in the northwest Pacific region between 1977 and 2010. A lead researcher said that "if the past changes of large-scale environments are evidence, or a result, of global warming, it can be assumed that in the future more catastrophic tropical cyclones will strike East Asia than ever before."

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