Hurricanes Are The Most Violent Weather Forms On Earth

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What is a Hurricane? Hurricanes are the most violent weather forms on Earth. They may be called typhoons or cyclones depending on where it occurs but the scientific term for these storms is a tropical cyclone. Hurricanes can reach wind speeds of 200 mph. Most hurricanes last up to a week travelling 10-20 mph over the ocean. Hurricanes move counter-clockwise around the “eye”(the center of the storm). The eye is the calmest part of the storm, it only has light winds and fair weather. When hurricanes come into land they can cause lots of destruction, they destroy buildings, trees and cars.

How does a Hurricane Form?

Hurricanes require warm, moist air as basic ingredients. Generally the origins of such storms are in equatorial
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