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Cyclones, Formation & Its 2 Types

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Cyclones

What are cyclones, its formation and two types –

Tropical and

Temperate cyclone.

Tropical Cyclone – Region

Tropical Cyclone – Region Image

Tropical Cyclone – Region Image

Tropical Cyclone – Region Image

Tropical Cyclone – Origin

Tropical Cyclone – Origin Image

Tropical Cyclone – Origin Image

Tropical Cyclone – Origin Image

Tropical Cyclone – Development

  • Tropical cyclones develop only over warm waters.

  • Low-level winds evaporate water

  • Transfer energy from the ocean into the atmosphere as clouds and precipitation.

  • Encourage more warm air to flow in from the outside.

  • Able to survive over the water. Weaken tremendously after they hit land

  • Do not form at higher altitudes.

Tropical Cyclone – Development Image

Tropical Cyclone – Development Image

Tropical Cyclone – Development Image

Tropical Cyclone – Structure

Tropical Cyclone – Structure Iamge

Tropical Cyclone – Structure Iamge

Tropical Cyclone – Structure Iamge

The Eye of the Storm

It is the center of the storm somewhere around 10 kilometers in diameter, and is the core of the storm.

Rainbands

  • Rainbands rotate.

  • Heavy precipitation falls due to rainbands.

Tropical Cyclone - Characteristics

Tropical Cyclone - Classification

Temperate Cyclone – Life Cycle

Northern and Southern Hemisphere Iamge

Northern and Southern Hemisphere Iamge

Northern and Southern Hemisphere Iamge

Temperate Cyclone - Characteristics

Temperate Cyclone – Source

Differences