BBC : Hurricanes To Expand To New York, Beijing, Boston And Tokyo

“At present, these cyclones – or hurricanes as they are also known – are mainly confined to the tropical regions north and south of the equator.”

Climate change: Hurricanes to expand into more populated regions – BBC News

This all known tropical storm tracks since 1850. Almost none of them occur in the tropics.

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The most powerful hurricane to hit the Northeastern US occurred during September, 1821.


The following week, a devastating tornado outbreak occurred across New England.


Historic Storms of New England – Google Books

TimesMachine: Thursday September 22, 1938 –

TimesMachine: Friday September 23, 1938 –


In 1954, New England was hit by two major hurricanes within ten days. They were the last major hurricanes to hit New England

11 Sep 1954, Page 1 – The Edwardsville Intelligencer

The Senator Joe McCarthy hearings were going on during those hurricane strikes. Senator McCarthy was  despised by Democrats because they felt he was prosecuting people based on their beliefs – which is now the standard practice of the Democratic Party.

01 Sep 1954, Page 1 – The Evening Independent

01 Sep 1954, 1 – Fort Worth Star-Telegram at

A few weeks later, the most powerful hurricane of the summer, Hazel, also damaged New England. It was Canada’s deadliest hurricane on record.

16 Oct 1954, Page 1 – The Burlington Free Press

Hurricane Hazel | The Canadian Encyclopedia

21 Sep 1934, 822 – Daily News at

26 Sep 1934 – Toll of Typhoon 2,500 Dead – Trove

29 Sep 1934 – JAPANESE TYPHOON. – Trove

24 Sep 1934 – JAPANESE TYPHOON – Trove

01 Sep 1949, 1 – The Herald-Palladium at

26 Sep 1958, Page 1 – The Daily Chronicle at

12 Jul 1925, Page 15 – Morning Register at

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