WEATHER FORECASTS WARNING: TROPICAL CYCLONE TEND TO FORM IN ATLANTIC OCEAN?

A recent warning by weather forecasts of USA have warned about a tropical cyclone or hurricane coming next week in Atlantic ocean. The Atlantic ocean is the second largest of the world’s five ocean..

ATLANTIC HURRICANE BASIN

Atlantic Hurricane Basin is renowned for its storm formation. These storms can develop in the Atlantic Ocean and in the Gulf of Mexico. historical data shows that a typical Atlantic Hurricane season witness around 14 named storms.

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF TROPICAL HURRICANE ?

There can be various causes of tropical cyclone

  • large sea surface with temperature higher than 27 degree Celsius.
  • Presence of the coriolis force
  • Small variations in the vertical wind speeds
  • A pre existing weak low pressure area or low level cyclonic circulation
  • Upper divergence above the sea level system

HOW DOES A HURRICANE FORMED ?

When ocean waters and the thunderstorms fuel power hungry hurricanes. hurricanes are form over the ocean they often start as a tropical wave.

WHERE DO MOST HURRICANES START ?

Most of the hurricanes start in the Atlantic ocean

WHICH COUNTRY HAS THE MOST HURRICANES ?

The united states has the most hurricanes . it is vulnerable to hurricanes that originate from Atlantic ocean or the Gulf of Mexico.

WHAT ARE THE TROPICAL CYCLONES IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN CALLED ?

Tropical cyclones that occur in the Atlantic ocean and the Eastern North Pacific Ocean are called Hurricanes. Tropical cyclones that occur in the Western Pacific Ocean are called Typhoon.

TROPICAL DEPRESSION:

A Tropical Depression forms when a low pressure area is accompanied by Thunderstorms that produce a circular wind flow with maximum sustained winds below 39 mph. The word tropical refers to the geographical origin of these systems which form almost exclusively over tropical seas. The word cyclone refers refers to their winds moving in a circle , whirling round their central clear eye. with their surface winds blowing counterclockwise in the Northern hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern hemisphere. A tropical cyclone is the generic term for a warm cored non frontal Synoptic scale low pressure system over tropical or subtropical waters around the world.

WHAT WAS THE BIGGEST ATLANTIC OCEAN HURRICANE CALLED ?

The most biggest Atlantic ocean hurricane was the Hurricane Wilma. it was recorded in the Atlantic Basin. The intensity of Wilma slowly levelled off after it becomes a category 5 Hurricane and winds had decreased to 150 mph. Wilma had made several landfalls with the most destructive effects felt in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico , Cuba.

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