The western Pacific has been active this tropical cyclone season. Vongfong is the sixth Super-Typhoon to form and it threatens Japan just a week after Phanfone hit the mainland. In another ocean, the second named storm of the season threatens India.
The oceans are the focus of much of this week’s weather. But what goes on weather-wise in one part of the world can have effects far away. Will weather in the Pacific Ocean cause another cold and snowy winter in the central and eastern US?