- 1. An area of low pressure with winds moving in a spiral around the calm central point called the eye of the storm. Winds are powerful and rainfall is heavy.
- 4. This deflects the direction of the wind to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere. This is why the wind flow around low and high-pressure systems circulates in opposing directions in each hemisphere.
- 6. The name for a tropical storm over the Atlantic Ocean
- 2. Tropical storms lose energy when they make this.
- 3. The region of mostly calm weather at the centre of tropical cyclones.
- 5. The type of clouds that form around the eyewall