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Why are there so many hurricanes?

After Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria, David Shukman explains why there have been so many.

Hurricane Maria strengthens again

Hurricane Maria continues to batter the Caribbean and, after decreasing briefly to a category four hurricane, it has since strengthened again to a category five.

Typhoon Talim batters Japan

Typhoon Talim hit the southern islands of Japan on Thursday bringing damaging winds and over 500mm of rain.

Calmer weather ahead after Storm Aileen brings 75mph winds

The Met Office said gusts of 74mph from Storm Aileen hit Mumbles Head, near Swansea.

Cumbria's weather: Aileen comes on, with gales and rain

BBC Weather

There's a yellow weather warning for the wind tonight, with gusts potentially reaching around 70mph.

Storm Aileen, the first named storm of the season, also has a yellow warning for rain.

Temperatures will slip to about 8C (46F).

Weather graphics

You can see the latest BBC weather forecast for where you are, and all the information on weather warnings for the night, here.

Satellite images from the NOAA tracking Hurricane Irma.

Satellite images released by the NOAA show the progress of Hurricane Irma as it tracked across the Caribbean and up the west coast of Florida.