As we get closer to the start of hurricane season, there is a growing interest to learn more about how tropical cyclones form and intensity across the wide expanse of the Tropical Atlantic Ocean and across other oceanic basins as well! In thinking about this exact subject, the Weather Forecast Solutions team (based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) created a neat article which encompasses many important details surrounding the science behind tropical cyclones. For example, part of this article discusses the process in which tropical cyclone formation and intensification occurs and goes into how the ocean and atmosphere collectively interact to generate such large, powerful cyclones which frequently inflict major damage on coastal communities around the world on a seasonal basis. To read the full article, just click on the following link!
To learn more about other neat tropical cyclone stories from around the world, be sure to click here!
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