FAQ’S about Hurricanes with short answers

1. What are cyclones?

Cyclones are maximum sustained surface winds with speeds of at least 63 km / h or 39 mph. Tropical depressions, tropical storms and hurricanes are considered as cyclones. Cyclones are areas of low pressure that generate winds by attracting atmospheric air masses from the high-pressure zones. The word "cyclone" was first used by Henry Piddington, about 1840, who took it from the Greek, "circle in movement".

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