recurvature


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re·cur·va·ture

 (rĭ-kûr′və-cho͝or′, -chər)
n.
1. The degree or amount that something, such as an archery bow, curves back or in another direction.
2. A change in direction of a tropical cyclone, usually toward a pole and eastward.
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According to Colorado State University meteorologist Phil Klotzbach, who produces the annual hurricane predictions, "The storms this year were forced further west by a pretty strong subtropical high that prevented recurvature out to sea.
e),(f) As in (a)-(d), but for TCs in the Southern Hemisphere based on the data from Holland (1984): (e) direction of TC motion, and (f) before (B), no (N), or after (A) recurvature (from Carr and Elsberry 1990).
One is that it will make landfall over Batanes, and the other is the possible recurvature toward Taiwan.