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What is the difference between Tornado and Cyclone?

What is the difference between Tornado and Cyclone?

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 9723 Points
20 days ago
- Both cyclones and tornadoes are stormy weather systems with the ability to cause damage. - Tornadoes are formed when hurricanes and tropical storms, collectively known as tropical cyclones, have all of the requisite ingredients. Complete answer: Both cyclones and tornadoes are stormy weather systems with the ability to cause havoc. They occur as a result of atmospheric instabilities. Typhoons, hurricanes, tropical cyclones, and other names for these systems vary depending on their location and intensity of stormy weather. Cyclone Tornado A cyclone is an atmospheric system characterized by rapidly swirling air masses around a low-pressure core, which is typically accompanied by stormy and often destructive weather. Cyclones are storms that originate in the Southern Pacific. A tornado is a spinning column of air with a diameter varying from a few yards to over a mile that is whirling at high speeds and is normally followed by a funnel-shaped downward extension of a cumulonimbus cloud. Winds ranging from 40 to 300 miles per hour. A cyclone is a massive and destructive storm. A tornado is a twisted vortex of high-speed wind that is violent and twisted. A cyclone is defined by a low-pressure zone surrounded by high pressure. When a funnel-like column of cold air descends from a story cloud, it forms. High-speed winds whip through the middle, followed by heavy rain. Warm air rises, allowing high-speed circulating winds to form. They have a wide circumference. They have a smaller diameter than most. Note: - Except for Antarctica, tornadoes have been spotted on every continent. - The Indian Ocean and the Southern Pacific Ocean are two of the world's largest oceans. Typhoons are cyclones in the northwest Pacific that cross (or exceed) 74 mph.

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