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tropical cyclone

noun as in tropical storm

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However, records for rainfall from tropical cyclones in the United States only go back to the 1940s, making it difficult to gauge long-term trends.

Maxwell and his team parsed through records of precipitation from tropical cyclones that passed through the Carolinas from June 1 to October 15 over the past seven decades.

Of all weather disasters, tropical cyclones — including hurricanes — cost the most in damages and result in the highest death tolls.

The average surface temperature of the world’s oceans is increasing, and warmer sea surfaces are the perfect environment for tropical cyclones to brew.

“There is higher-than-normal confidence that a strengthening tropical cyclone will be moving over the Gulf this weekend,” the Hurricane Center wrote.

Tropical cyclone Oswald has produced a blanketing of sea foam in parts of Queensland, Australia.

On September 18 a tropical cyclone was central near these islands.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tropical cyclone, such as: cyclone, hurricane, tempest, typhoon, and violent rain storm.

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