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Hurricanes Aren’t Moving As Fast As They Used To, And That’s Bad

Hurricanes Aren’t Moving As Fast As They Used To, And That’s Bad

Hurricane Harvey, as seen from low-Earth orbit.Image: NASA The pace at which hurricanes move across the planet is slowing, according to new research. This suggests Hurricane Harvey, which stalled over Texas last year, may not have been an anomaly, and that highly destructive, slow-moving tropical storms are becoming more common.