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Cyclones cause widespread flooding and wind damage. Flood damage results from the combination of torrential rain, which overwhelms the soil’s ability to absorb it, and storm surges, which force significant quantities of ... More »

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A cyclone is formed when a system of winds moving in circular motion closes in toward an area of the sea with low atmospheric pressure. The formation of cyclones occurs in four stages including formative, immature cyclon... More »

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A cyclone is a rotating vortex of air caused by thermal currents around a low-pressure center. Tropical cyclones are enormous storms that rotate around a vertical axis, driven by warmth and moisture from tropical ocean w... More »

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Hurricanes cause severe damage to man-made structures and the natural environment, and they can uproot trees, destroy walls, upturn vehicles, erode beaches and cause inland flooding. Very strong hurricanes can devastate ... More »

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A typhoon is the same thing as a hurricane or cyclone. They are called different names depending on where they occur. Typhoons are the name used for tropical cyclones in the Northwest Pacific, specifically to the west of... More »

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The AcuRite remote weather sensor is a solar-powered weather station that collects and digitizes weather information concerning temperature, wind speed, humidity, wind direction and rainfall. It then broadcasts the data ... More »

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The seven weather elements are temperature, air pressure, cloud formation, humidity, precipitation, sunshine and wind velocity. These are the weather elements that are charted to enhance safety and quality of life. More »

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