How do tropical cyclones start?

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Date created: Sat, Dec 26, 2020 3:08 AM
Date updated: Thu, Jun 23, 2022 10:03 PM
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Tropical cyclones, hurricanes or typhoons form when convection causes warm, moist air above the ocean to rise. They begin as a group of storms when the water gets as hot as 80 °F (27 °C) or hotter. The Coriolis effect made by the Earth's rotation causes the winds to rotate. Warm air rises quickly.

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