Hurricanes

by GraphicPrototype

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes are one of the extreme climate events that have major impact on low latitudinal regions. These extreme events contribute significantly to the climate hazards in addition to climate change on highly vulnerable regions.

In this data visualization we can spot the specific hurricanes and tropical storms that have impacted the different caribbean archipelagos thanks to the HURDAT database. Each shape corresponds to the extent of the constant wind speed of 34 knots within the hurricane every twelve hours.