Hurricanes Part I: Hurricane Barry
Wind speeds for category five hurricanes occasionally top 200 mph. Due to the influence of the earth’s rotation (the Coriolis Effect), storms in the Northern Hemisphere spiral in a counter clockwise ... explains why our hurricane season does not get ...
Hurricane season down south
why? Mainly because I, personally, wish hurricane season in Northern Hemisphere were already over, too. Other than that, consider this simply to be idle banter. Hurricanes in the Southern Hemisphere are referred to as cyclones and spin in a clockwise ...
Hurricane Prep 2012: Answers from the storm experts
These questions and answers are among those that appear on the National Hurricane Center website ... O-Gel" every hour and a half or so. Why do tropical cyclone winds rotate counter-clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere, clockwise in the Southern?
Snapshot of Enormous Hurricane At Saturn's North Pole
Other similar features include high clouds forming an eye wall, other high clouds spiraling around the eye, and a counter-clockwise spin in the northern hemisphere ... tend to move, the Saturnian hurricane is locked onto the planet's north pole.
Ask Todd: Hurricane movements
Misty Bonham asks: "Why do hurricanes travel westward ... Mid-weather systems in the northern hemisphere typically move from west to east. But, in the subtropics where hurricanes typically form, the opposite is true. Most hurricanes begin in the Atlantic ...