Tropical depressions are relatively minor tropical cyclones. They are not as intense as tropic storms, which are not as intense as hurricanes. Over time, however, tropical depressi...
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms
A hurricane is a tropical cyclone with winds exceeding 74 miles per hour. Typhoons are the name given to these storms when they occur in the Eastern Hemisphere, usually in the western Pacific. Tropical depressions and tropical storms are tropical cyclones with lesser intensity.
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Once a group of thunderstorms has come together under the right atmospheric
conditions for a long enough time, they may organize into a tropical depression.
Once a tropical depression
has wind speeds of 34 knots or greater, it is called a tropical
storm . For example – TD1 is a reference to Tropical Depression
naming is not a general practice around the world. One notable exception is in the Phili... More »
Stages of Development. from tropical depression to hurricane. Hurricanes evolve
through a life cycle of stages from birth to death. A tropical disturbance in time ...
National Hurricane Center site providing detailed location and forecasting of
tropical storms and hurricanes.
Sep 28, 2015 ... Tropical Depression Eleven formed Sunday evening and has strengthened into
Tropical Storm Joaquin as of Monday night. For the latest ...
an atmospheric low-pressure system originating in the tropics, specifically, a
tropical cyclone in which the maximum sustained wind speed is 38 miles per
A tropical depression forms when a low pressure area is accompanied by
thunderstorms that produce a circular wind flow with maximum sustained winds