Meteorological pet peeves...part 3 of 3
"Toilets flush the opposite direction ... Yes, the rotation of the earth does cause air to spiral counter-clockwise into areas of low pressure in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern hemisphere. This “effect”, the Coriolis force ...
That the direction toilets flush ... to move clockwise around a high-pressure area, and counterclockwise around a low-pressure area, as in the case of a hurricane. The motion is the mirror image in the Southern Hemisphere. However, just as one does not ...
Which Direction Does Toilet Water Swirl at the Equator?
It is a commonly held misconception that toilet water always drains counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise ... Southern Hemisphere. But when it comes to which direction flushed toilet water drains, only one thing matters do your flush ...
Which way do cyclones spin?
If water in a toilet, basin or a cyclone spins clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere and spins anticlockwise in the Northern Hemisphere, which way does it spin at the equator ... moves into the low pressure zone counter-clockwise," explains McBride.
Debunked: Does water drain in a different direction in each hemisphere?
In the American Embassy, they come across a contraption that reverses the direction of water swirling down a toilet, since in the Southern Hemisphere will flow counter-clockwise ... @thejournal.ie Debunked: Does water drain in a different direction ...