Wash, rinse, repeat: the Southern Hemisphere's cycle of storms

By Reuters | Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:37 PM

By Will Dunham

WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - It's no surprise to any sailor who has braved the southern seas to hear that the region is one of the world's most stormy.

What might come as a surprise is that the storm cycles in a huge part of the Southern Hemisphere are not haphazard. Instead, they pulsate year-round to a 20- to 30-day beat.

That's the finding of U.S. researchers who studied ...

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