Tropical cyclone
A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain. Depending on its locatio...
Tropical cyclone - Wikipedia
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Project Stormfury
Project Stormfury was an attempt to weaken tropical cyclones by flying aircraft into them and seeding with silver iodide. The project was run by the United States Government from 1962 to 1983.The hypo...
Project Stormfury - Wikipedia
Lists of tropical cyclone names
Tropical cyclones and subtropical cyclones are given names according to policy (see Tropical cyclone naming). These storms need a unique identifier in issuing forecasts and warnings, due to their lon...
Lists of tropical cyclone names - Wikipedia