Typhoon Haiyan, one of the biggest storms on record, has now weakened to a tropical storm. It's currently passing over southern China after making landfall in northern Vietnam Monday morning.
Two powerful hurricanes within two weeks, and sea surface temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico have been among the highest in the world this year - coincidence? Or is global warming fueling these massive storms?
Although scientists don't yet have the means to definitively quantify the link between climate change and severe storms like Hurricane Harvey, global warming is still likely a factor.
Typhoon Hato has battered southern China, Hong Kong and Macau - leaving at least 16 people dead and a trail of destruction. Flights and trains have been canceled across China's Guangdong province.
Typhoon Nesat has swept across parts of Taiwan, leaving a trail of chaos and destruction. The island is bracing for more flooding as a second storm batters the state.
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