Indeed, Matt Drudge mixes up the overall global inactivity with the North Atlantic basin alone. Regardless, the story is now the same for 4-years in a row: North Atlantic hurricane forecasts hopelessly overblown against a backdrop of plummeting global tropical cyclone activity overall.
A mainstay of the global warming cult is that human caused global warming would lead to more severe hurricanes and other destructive storms. The actual trend has been fewer and fewer storms. The dire warnings of what would happen if we did not do as the climate cult told us to do have not materialized.