Source: NASA [Public Domain] This storm was first identified as a tropical depression off the coast of the Philippines in early September 2013. The hurricane was associated with sustained winds of 290 km/h. It surpassed the old record of 28 named storms set in 2005. In October, Hurricane Zeta, which knocked out power for two million people, was one of … The 2020 hurricane season breaks a 104-year-old record After Hurricane Delta’s landfall, there have been 10 landfalling named storms in the U.S. … The storm caused $4.3 billion total across the Philippines and China. The old season record for number of named storms was 28 back in 2005. The season also saw the second-highest number of hurricanes on record after 13 of the storms reached hurricane status. There were six major hurricanes with top winds of … It lasted for 31 days and also travelled the furthest distance recorded for a tropical cyclone: 13,280 km. The hurricane's center was around 180 miles south-southeast of Grand Cayman, the hurricane center said in an 11 p.m. advisory. Hurricane Katrina was a powerful category 5 hurricane. It poses no threat to land but was notable nonetheless, making 2020 a record-breaking hurricane season. Ivan R. Tannehill describes in his book "Hurricanes" the major tropical storms of recorded history and mentions many hurricanes named after saints. The other issue is that the North Atlantic Basin, where tropical cyclones are called hurricanes, is just one of six cyclone basins. It’s also the 5th consecutive year with an above average season, first starting in 2016. Six storms reached major hurricane status, which is a tie for the second highest number of major hurricanes in a single season. Additionally, three hurricanes — Isaias, Laura and Sally — passed within range of NOAA’s hurricane ocean gliders, capturing data below the storms, while hurricane hunter planes captured atmospheric data above. Eta became the 28th named storm of the 2020 hurricane season, matching a record set in 2005. After rapidly intensifying to a Category 4 storm, Laura killed at least 26 people , caused thousands to evacuate, and sparked a chemical plant fire . For the first time in history, we have reached the name “Eta” in the Atlantic hurricane season. As it travelled from the eastern to the western Pacific, it became one of only a handful of tropical cyclones to be labelled as both a hurricane and a tyhoon. Laura was the first major hurricane of the season and the strongest on record to make landfall in the southwestern corner of Louisiana. With Beta making landfall in Texas last night, it is now the ninth named storm to make landfall in 2020. Katrina devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast, especially New Orleans, a city in Louisiana. It formed in the Caribbean Sea on October 22, 1998, and gradually gained strength to become a Category 5 hurricane. There were six major hurricanes with top winds of … This ties 2020 with 2005 for the most named storms on record (28). (WVUE) - The 2020 hurricane season will go down as the most active season in recorded history with those records dating back to 1850. The previous 25th named storm record was set Nov. 15, 2005. This hurricane season now shares the record for … The center of Subtropical Storm Theta was located near latitude 28.8 north, longitude 40.3 west. T he US has seen a record number of hurricanes make landfall this year; Hurricane Delta, a category 4 hurricane at one stage, was the most recent storm to strike land. NEW ORLEANS, La. 882. - November 2020 is tied with November 1932 for the most November Atlantic named storm days on record. Hurricane Delta, which was the third hurricane that reached Category 4 status this season, was the strongest Greek Alphabet-named hurricane on record. Tropical Storm Theta formed in the Atlantic Monday night. It is the most intense storm on record that late in an Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricane Records is a well-known record store located along Historic Fourth Avenue in Tucson, Arizona. WATCH: FOX 5 Atlanta live news coverage. Iota is the first Category 5 hurricane of the season and the strongest storm so late in the calendar year ever recorded. Hurricane Iota Gati is the first hurricane-strength system to hit Somalia in recorded history. It also marked the first time that two hurricanes have formed in the Atlantic in any November. Also, when Delta makes landfall this week, it will be the first time on record that 10 storms have made landfall in the U.S. in one season. Even before hurricane season began on … Of the six storms that year, four of them affected Florida and Georgia. Hurricane Mitch, one of the strognest hurricanes in history, was the most destructive hurricane of the 1998 Atlantic hurricane season. Iota also recorded a lower central pressure (917 mb) than Katrina (920 mb). The old record was set by the Cuba Hurricane of 1932 (175 mph) on Nov. 6. Within three days, the storm formed a 17-mile wide eye and was upgraded to a category 5 hurricane before making landfall on the Chinese coast.. Iota is the strongest hurricane and 30th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic season, the most since modern record-keeping began. This shop is owned by Tucson local, Rich Hopkins and is … (The previous record of 28 was set in 2005.) Katrina was the costliest hurricane in U.S. history. Hurricane Wilma set a record for the lowest barometric pressure ever recorded in the Atlantic basin on the morning of Oct. 19, 2005. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season ends three weeks from Monday and it will be one for the history books, although Theta is no threat to the United States. The hurricane season, which runs from 1 July to 30 November, has produced storms like Eta, which struck Florida at the weekend after causing destruction and killing dozens in … The extremely active 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is drawing to a close with a record-breaking 30 named storms and 12 landfalling storms in the continental United States. The season also saw the second-highest number of hurricanes on record after 13 of the storms reached hurricane status. The pressure reading of 882 millibars was recorded … The first recorded hurricane in 1871 formed near the Florida Keys and moved west into Texas. The previous record was set in 1916 after ten named storms made landfall in the U.S. We also reached the Greek Alphabet for the first time since the 2005 hurricane season. Katrina left $125 billion in damage and 1,836 dead. The prior record for named storms hitting Louisiana in a single hurricane season is 4 set in 2002,” Klotzbach said. The old record was 28 set in 2005. The record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season ends today after creating 30 named storms, including nine that were named using the Greek alphabet. Hurricane Iota broke records as the largest hurricane ever to hit the area, and also the strongest storm ever recorded so late in the Hurricane season. It beat the old record from Hurricane Andrew. There were six major hurricanes with top winds of … Next week for the first time on record, two hurricanes could hit the Gulf of Mexico at the same time. Hurricane/Typhoon John formed on 11 August 1994 in the eastern Pacific Ocean. SBC Somali TV reported eight people had died in the storm. “Today marks the end of the 2020 hurricane season. The first seasonal outlooks will be released in April and May. The season also saw the second-highest number of hurricanes on record after 13 of the storms reached hurricane status. Old record was set on Nov. 8 for the Cuba hurricane of 1932. The 2021 hurricane season will officially begin June 1. 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