How do hurricanes form? A lesson in the science behind the storm – The Globe and Mail

How do hurricanes form? A lesson in the science behind the storm – The Globe and Mail

What are hurricanes?Hurricanes are part of a family of storms called tropical cyclones – storms that rotate rapidly around a low-pressure centre and produce heavy rain and strong winds. If one of these storms hits a sustained top wind speed of 119 kilometres an hour and appears in the Atlantic or eastern North Pacific, it … Continue reading