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NOAA-TROPICAL WEATHER AND HURRICANES

NOAA-TROPICAL WEATHER AND HURRICANES

"Tropical Cyclone" is a generic term for a low pressure system that usually forms in the tropics. The cyclone is composed of powerful thunderstorms, and in the Northern Hemisphere, a counterclockwise circulation of winds near the Earth's surface. In the North Atlantic Ocean, the Northeast Pacific Ocean east of the dateline, or the South Pacific Ocean east of 160E, Tropical cyclones are also called hurricanes, tropical storms, and tropical...

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