Cylcones

Why Do They Occur?

How Are They Formed and What Type of Weather Activities Occur?

Cyclones are formed by strong localized drops in sea level, and as Arctic-wide decreases in sea level pressure are one of the expected results of climate change. Cyclones spin the same direction as the earth. This is cause by a spiraling wind that rotate counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. A cyclone is formed from two main objects: a cluster of thunderstorms and a warm body of water.

Interesting Facts About Cyclones!!!

Cyclones are called hurricanes in the Atlantic and eastern Pacific, typhoons in Southeast Asia, and cyclones in the Indian Ocean and western Pacific around Australia. They can also form on either sides of the equator. The strongest winds and rainfalls are found in a cyclone. The eye of a cyclone usually as a radius of 20 kilometers and a diameter of 40 kilometers. The eye can range in diameter from 10 kilometers to 100 kilometers.