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Tropical storm / Tropical cyclone

Vocal words:

Condenses: to lose heat and change from a vapor or gas not liquid, moisture or water vapor


Tropical disturbance: A cluster of thunder storms near the equator that moves with the prevailing winds


Tropical depression: a storm near the equator with winds moving in a circle up to 38 mph speed


Tropical storm: a storm near the equator with winds moving in circles at speeds up to 39-73 mph