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Hurricanes are the most violent storms on Earth. People call these storms by other names, such as typhoons or cyclones, depending on where they occur.


Hurricanes are large, swirling storms. They produce winds of 119 kilometers per hour (74 mph) or higher. That's faster than a cheetah, the fastest animal on land.


Hurricanes are large swirling storms with high-speed winds that form over warm ocean waters.


Apr 28, 2005 ... Hurricanes begin as tropical storms over the warm moist waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans near the equator. (Near the Phillippines and ...


Hurricanes are the most violent storms on Earth. They form near the equator over warm ocean waters. Actually, the term hurricane is used only for the large ...


Sep 7, 2017 ... With hurricane Irma and Harvey having a damaging impact on infrastructure and people's well-being, we examine how hurricanes are formed.


Until the early 1950s, tropical storms and hurricanes were tracked by year and the order in which they occurred during that year. Over time, it was learned that ...


Sep 12, 2017 ... Hurricanes, tropical depressions, and tropical storms — and how to understand the difference.


Sep 19, 2017 ... As Maria strengthens, we take a look at how hurricanes form and explore why some storms are more destructive than others.