Tropical cyclones are the most destructive storms on earth.  The following links contain good information about them.


What are hurricanes, typhoons, and tropical cyclones?
from UK Met Office.  explains the basics in some detail.
Super Hurricanes
fromn Space Rip.  Accurate, good photography.
Hurricanes 101
From National Grographic.  Short, conveys the basics.
27 Storms: From Arlene to Zeta
Animation of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season.
2017 Hurricane Season recap
Interviews with NASA climate scientists about the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season.  (Facebook event)
How NASA studies hurricanes
Video describing NASA's atmospheric satellites and what they observe.
Towers in the Tempest
Animation and discussion of “hot towers” in an intense hurricane's eye wall.

Informative Web sites

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