PBS NewsHour

A warming world may have caused Hurricane Florence to stall

Clip: 09/19/2018 | 8m 21s

What is causing weather systems like Harvey and Florence to slow down and produce historic rainfall and flooding? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien looks at the growing risk of hurricanes and the evidence that it’s tied to climate change.

Aired: 09/19/18

Rating: NR

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