Big Data – 2

This is part 2 of my article on Big Data.
Let us dive a little deeper and analyse how predictive analysis is being used in tracking weather phenomena.

Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy (unofficially known as “Superstorm Sandy”) was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, and the second-costliest hurricane in United States history. Sandy was a Category 3 storm at its peak intensity when it made landfall in Cuba. It was a Category 2 storm off the coast of the Northeastern United States, the storm became the largest Atlantic hurricane on record (as measured by diameter, with winds spanning 1,800 km.

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