Previsão da época de furacões no Atlântico infographic
A infografia mostra as ocorrências de furacões históricas em comparação com a previsão para 2022.


Previstos vários grandes furacões este ano

By Ninian Carter

May 19, 2022 - Os meteorologistas prevêem mais uma anomalia na época de furacões no Atlântico (1 Jun-30 Nov), antevendo 16-20 tempestades com nome e 6-8 furacões, com 3-5 destes a tornarem grandes furacões.

The Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1 and runs until the end of November.

AccuWeather veteran meteorologist and hurricane expert Dan Kottlowski predicts another above-normal year for Atlantic hurricanes.

He and his team believe there is a high likelihood of there being 16-20 named storms this season, with six to eight of them becoming hurricanes. Of those, three to five will develop into major hurricanes which is when they reach Category 3 strength, with winds exceeding 178km/h.

The previous two hurricane seasons were extremely active, with 2020 setting a new record for the number of named storms with 30. The 2021 tropical year was also very active, with 21 named storms.

PUBLISHED: 19/05/2022; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images