1. low pressure over the sea, causing air to rise (think - high presssure= I'm pressing my hand hard over a helium balloon, the balloon cannot rise. low pressure= I'm not pressing hard, so the balloon will rise)
2. Sea temperature about 26 / 27 degrees C
3. warm air goes upwards in spiralling movement (the eye)
4. Air rushes in to take the place of the rising air from the area of high pressure around the 'eye'
5. Forms a core / eye of low pressure surrounded by a ring of high pressure.
6. The cyclone forms in the sea, as it moves towards land it loses energy, because it's getting it's energy from the warm sea.
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Air masses are not involved in typhoons because these are tropical storms, as opposed to mid-latitude cyclones. The air in these storms is homogeneously tropical.
Tropical cyclones weaken quickly when they hit land.
The difference is geographical, I believe. Cyclones happen in the Indian Ocean, hurricanes off the east and west coast of North America.
Different languages call hurricanes differently, because, well, there are different languages. However, English itself has identifiers for hurricanes in other parts of the world. Let's take a look.Tropical cyclones include all types of hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons in all parts of the world. Tropical cyclones are large, organized swirls of thunderstorm (convective) activity, accompanied by strong winds.Hurricanes are tropical cyclones in the (North)East Pacific Ocean and North Atlantic Ocean. Though hurricanes, as an identifier for tropical cyclones, may apply to any tropical cyclones in the aforementioned areas, hurricanes as a classification only applies to tropical cyclones in the two areas with winds exceeding 75 mph.Typhoons are tropical cyclones in the North(west) Pacific Ocean. As with hurricanes, be careful when using them as an identifier or classification.Cyclones in general apply for tropical cyclones, subtropical cyclones, and extratropical cyclones (ex. nor'easters). However, while tropical cyclones are a type of cyclone, cyclones are a type of tropical cyclone! Cyclones also refer to tropical cyclones in the South Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, and South Pacific Ocean.
Tropical cyclones visiting southern Japan are called typhoons
They are called cyclones or tropical cyclones
Hurricanes and typhoons occur in tropical areas, but can move into extratropical areas as well. There are different types of cyclone, however. Tropical cyclones (hurricanes, typhoons, tropical storms and tropical depressions) form in tropical regions but extratropical and polar lows are cyclones as well.
The energy for tropical cyclones comes from warm tropical oceans. These cyclones can last for several days, and typically dissipate over colder oceans or over land.
Tropical cyclones in the Atlantic are known as hurricanes. They rotate anti-clockwise, rather than clockwise like cyclones in the southern hemisphere.
Yes, the tropical cyclones have structures that are usually referred to as eyes.
In the ocean
A hurricane is a kind of tropical cyclone. Though they do tend to be deadlier than tropical cyclones, there are exceptions.
Cyclones can occur in most area of the world, and there are 3 main types: polar lows, extratropical cyclones, and tropical cyclones. The term cyclone also applies to a strong tropical cyclone in the South Pacific.
No. A hurricane is a tropical cyclone.
Yes. Extratropical cyclones happen all the time, and at times the Atlantic Ocean has had as many as 5 tropical cyclones at the same time. Right now (August 18, 2010) there are two tropical cyclones in the Pacific: Tropical Storm Fernanda and Hurricane Greg
No. All hurricanes and other tropical cyclones above tropical depression strength get named, however extratropical cyclones are not named. Tornadoes never get names.
Cyclones mostly happen in tropical areas were it has a hotter climate.
Most tropical cyclones in Australia actually occur in Chinatown. This part of Australia has dodgy air-conditioning so there is an extremely high chance of tropical cyclones to form in the poorly ventilated buildings of Chinatown
what are differentiate of tropical cyclone?