Typhoon and hurricane are different names for a storm
that has a low-pressure center and thunderstorms. Hurricanes
are cyclonic. They rotate counter-clockwise here in the
northern hemisphere. Hurricanes bring heavy rains and
wind. Also, hurricanes have storm surges and tornadoes.
Heavy rain can cause flooding. Hurricanes can cause
a lot of damage.
In the North Atlantic Ocean,
hurricane season is from June 1st to November 30.
Peak time is late August and September.
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Tomorrow! More about Hurricanes!