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What type of air pressure is associated with tropical cyclones?

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Which of the following is not a name for a tropical cyclone?

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Where do most tropical cyclones occur?

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Identify the sea temperature required for the formation of a tropical cyclone.

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What causes tropical cyclones to move west?

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True or false? The formation of tropical cyclones involves warm, moist air rising and condensing. This results in the release of huge amounts of energy, which makes the storms powerful. The rising air creates an area of low pressure, increasing surface winds.

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What causes tropical cyclones to spin?

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What happens to tropical cyclones when they make landfall?

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True or false? The number of tropical cyclones varies each year.

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How long do tropical cyclones typically last?

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What is the centre of a tropical storm known as?

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What are the typical weather conditions associated with the centre of a tropical storm?

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How wide can the eye of a tropical cycle be?

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What is the eye of a tropical storm surrounded by?

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True or false? Wind speed falls with distance from the eye-wall of a tropical cyclone.

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True or false? Tropical storms are natural hazards when they hit land.

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True or false? High winds are a hazard associated with tropical cyclones.

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True or false? Tropical storms can cause storm surges.

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Which of the following can occur as the result of a tropical storm?

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What is the name of the scale used to classify the strength of a tropical storm?

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Tropical Cyclones
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