Scary Cyclones! By Jessica Farfan
What Is A Cyclone? • Cyclones are huge revolving storms caused by winds blowing a central area of a low atmospheric pressure.
Where will we find this type of weather? • Northern Australia • Southeast Asia • Pacific Islands
What kind of damage can this weather do? • Cause buildings to collapse. • Easily topple fence , sheds, trees, power poles and caravans while hurling people through the air. • Flooding low-lying coastal areas. • The water of a storm surge rushes inland with deadly power, flooding low-lying coastal areas.
Here is how you stay safe when a cyclone hits • Climb on a roof. • Hold on to something really tall.
Describe at least three interesting facts about this type of weather • Cyclones begin in tropical regions. • Long after a cyclone has passed road and rail train sport can still be blocked by floodwaters. • The swirling winds rotate faster and faster forming a huge circle witch can be up to 2,000 km across
Sources • Cosgrove, Brian. Eyewitness Weather. New York, NY: Ed Brotak, 2004 • http://library.thinkquest.org/10136/cyclones/cycltq.htm