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Becoming a Hurricane

Scientists have known for some time that storms generated over West Africa can become hurricanes. But a new study hints at which storms will actually do so and threaten the U.S., Canada and Caribbean nations. The findings could lead to earlier warnings that could save lives and protect property. Colin Price has been studying thunderstorms over West Africa for many years and has a particular interest in lightening strikes. Africa is a hotspot for those. Price, a professor of...

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