Hurricane Frances has left a hundred thousand Floridianshomeless and four million without power, and is nowthreatening to move out into the Gulf of Mexico where itcould regain strength.

Coming on the heels of the damage from Charley, the damagecaused by Hurricane Frances has significantly harmedFlorida’s economy, not to mention the death and humansuffering involved.

Questions are being asked: why did Charley become so muchmore powerful so suddenly; and why is Frances so huge? Andwhy has Asia been slammed by 16 typhoons and super-typhoonsthis season?
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