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Hurricanes may be getting more severe – do we need a whole new category to describe them?

Hurricanes may be getting more severe – do we need a whole new category to describe them?

There’s been a devastating trail of destruction and flooding along the east Atlantic coast in the last few weeks following Hurricane Harvey and now Hurricane Irma. The latter, currently moving across Florida, is the strongest sustained hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic outside the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico.