Hurricanes are renowned for their destructive power and the devastation they leave behind. But how do they form and where?
- Hurricanes are tropical storms with constant wind speeds.
- Hurricanes form over warm oceans.
- Hurricanes develop as towering storm clouds build and start to spin.
- To qualify as a hurricane, a storm must travel at least 119km per hour.
Wind can be a powerful force, but when it forms into the swirling mass of a hurricane, it can cause a whole new level of destruction.
Hurricanes, cyclones, typhoons – tropical storms with constant wind speeds that can race at over 200km/h.
The terms hurricane and typhoon, are regionally specific names for ...
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