Hurricanes can cause terrible disasters. what is a hurricane? a hurricane is a swirling mass of wind, rain, thunder and chaos. Hurricanes form when warm water, moist air and strong winds come together. The horrific winds of a hurricane can flip cars, sink boats and even rip housed apart. hurricanes include a lot of rain, in 2009, Taiwan was hit with a hurricane and they got 144 inches of rain in only 3 days. But now, meteorologists can track and predict hurricanes thanks to technology, people can seek shelter and grab their belongings before the hurricane hits. in conclusion, hurricanes are very dangerous, but we can stay safe from them.