Extreme Weather

By Iman & Pragalva

Vocab Words

  • Condense- to lose heat and change from a vapor or gas into a liquid. Moisture, or water vapor, in the air condenses to form rain.
  • Tropical Disturbance- a cluster of thunderstorms near the equator the that moves with the prevailing winds.
  • Tropical Depression- a storm near the equator with winds moving in a circle at speeds of up to 38 miles per hour.
  • Tropical Storm- A storm near the equator with winds moving in a circle at speeds of 39 to 73 miles per hour.

How do hurricanes form?