Hurricanes expected to linger over Northeast cities, causing greater damage

Hurricane Sandy over the Carolinas. Credit: NASA Goddard

By the late 21st century, northeastern U.S. cities will see worsening hurricane outcomes, with storms arriving more quickly but slowing down once they’ve made landfall. As storms linger longer over the East Coast, they will cause greater damage along the heavily populated corridor, according to a new study.

In the new study, climate scientist Andra Garner at Rowan University analyzed more than…

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