Distribution and characteristics of tropical cyclones
Characteristics and distribution of tropical cyclones. Causes of tropical cyclone hazards, including ocean temperature, atmospheric pressure, wind shear and Coriolis force.
Characteristics of tropical cyclones
Use the video in combination with your textbook to create a simple mind map showing the characteristics of a tropical storm. You should include:
types of damage
Distribution of tropical cyclones
1. Write an extended paragraph to describe the distribution of tropical storms. Use the atlas and page 71 of your textbook to help you. Your paragraph must include the following key words and phrases: equator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Pacific, Caribbean, Asia, Australia, North America, South America, hurricane, cyclone, typhoon, willy-willy, east, west, north, south.
Tropical storm categories
Use the resources below and your textbook to produce your own infographic to show the Saffir Simpson Scale and how it works.