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What is a Hurricane?

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Hurricanes What is a Hurricane? A hurricane is a violent tropical revolving storm with heavy rainfall and strong winds. Causes? Step 1: Warm seas 26-27 degrees Step 2: Air above heats up Step 3: Convection Currents occur Step 4: Air rises, cool and condenses- clouds form. ...read more.

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They normally move westwards and polewards after they reach land - although when they have they do tend to die out due to lack of moisture. When? Normally in late summer and early autumn. Effects? A hurricanes life- span is normally 7- 14 days. ...read more.

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And damage to roads. Can it be prevented? No, although it can be predicted: Low pressure can be estimated from satellite images and meteorological measurements. Its effects can also be minimised by: . Boarding up windows with wood, draw blinds and place a mattress in the window frame to prevent flying glass. . Evacuating near the coastline. . Building up sea defences . Or securely fixing down any loose objects near outside windows or doors. ...read more.

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