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Hurricanes and Tornadoes (#159)
Transcript of Hurricanes and Tornadoes (#159)
to this online lesson!
I am Andrea Martínez.
I live in Monterrey, N. L.
I'm an English teacher for
We will see how hurricanes and tornadoes form and how they affect people.
Hurricanes and tornadoes have quite a lot in common.
Hurricanes are created in oceans and then move towards the land.
Birth factors of hurricanes
Tropical depression converts into a tropical storm as soon as it reaches 39 mph, and it turns into a hurricane as soon as it reaches the speed of 75 mph.
Funnel cloud with upward current
A tornado forms in a spiral from top to bottom.
100 mph wind
Hurricanes are known by different names around the globe.
The mid point of a hurricane is known as the eye of hurricane.
Tornadoes form when cold air pushes the warm air upwards.
Choose the correct answer
1. Hurricanes are created in ____.
2. One of the three birth factors of hurricanes is _____.
3. Hurricanes are also called ____.
4. Tornadoes are born in regions that are ____.
5. A tornado forms in a spiral or ____.
6. Tornadoes form when ____.
7. Tornadoes cause damage with ____.
8. Hurricanes can cause severe damage by giving birth to heavy ____.
9. Mention 2 differences between them.
b) Tropical depression
d) Cyclones or Typhoons
a) dry and windy
f) funnel-like shape
h) cold air pushes the warm air upwards
Scientists continually study these storms in the hope of learning more about them.