hurricanes along the coast
hurricanes are tropical cyclones or severe tropical storms that form in warmer areas closer to the equator.
- hurricanes hit the coast because they tend to move toward west- northwest after they form in the tropical and sub-tropical latitudes.
- a source of warm air is needed
- also a source of warm water
- property damage/loss
- strong winds
- destroys habitat
Locations where the effects of this weather phenomenon
Closer to the equator St Croix- Hugo New Jersey- Sandy
How your topic relates to VA Beach
Virginia is on the coastline so it is directly affected by by hurricanes with high winds and coastal erosion.