NOAA predicts 'another above-normal' Atlantic hurricane season

Published May 20 2021 at 9:06 PM GMT
  • Prepare for "another above-normal" Atlantic hurricane season, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  • The NOAA on Thursday said it's predicting a 60 percent chance of an "above-normal" 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, with a likely range of between 13 and 20 named storms, six to 10 of which could become hurricanes.
  • The season, which begins on June 1, could also see between three and five major hurricanes.
  • An average hurricane season sees 14 named storms with seven hurricanes and three major hurricanes, according to the agency.
  • This comes after 2020's Atlantic hurricane season became the most active ever recorded with 30 named storms and seven major hurricanes.



  • Published May 20, 2021 9:06 PM GMT