These giant, dangerous storms often cause substantial destruction.
Earth Science, Meteorology
The names of the powerful storms that form in the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific—whether hurricane, cyclone, or typhoon—depends on where they form. Tropical Cyclone Amanda was a category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale imaged by NASA’s Aqua satellite.
NASA image from Jeff Schmaltz
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May 20, 2022
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