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Energy and hurricanes

The Trader

Energy and hurricanes

It’s known as the hurricane season for a reason, and the Caribbean and surrounding mainland are at risk every year.  Starting in September and usually petering out by the end of October, tour operators class this as low season, fares and room rates priced accordingly. I’ve now learned that hurricanes start building off the West African coast as dry air from the Sahara meets moist one from further south. Somehow the clash between the two starts a counter clockwise rotation which then picks up water as it travels across the North Atlantic.

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