Increasing Destructive Potential of Landfalling Tropical Cyclones over China

  title={Increasing Destructive Potential of Landfalling Tropical Cyclones over China},
  author={Lu Liu and Yuqing Wang and Ruifen Zhan and Jing Xu and Yihong Duan},
  journal={Journal of Climate},
This study investigates the trend in destructive potential of landfalling tropical cyclones (TCs) in terms of power dissipation index (PDI) over mainland China in the period of 1980–2018. Results show that both the accumulated PDI and averaged PDI after landfall show significant increasing trends. The increasing trends are found to be contributed primarily by the increasing mean duration of TCs over land and the increasing TC intensity at landfall. Further analyses indicate that the increase in… 

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