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Hurricanes, Typhoons & Cyclones
Why do storms have names?
What happens in a hurricane
What damage can hurricanes do?
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What damage can hurricanes do?
Over the sea, a hurricane, cyclone or typhoon can cause the level to rise by several metres.

This rise in water causes massive waves to hit the shores near the storm.

Overland, the hurricanes do a lot of damage, with powerful winds blasting the landscape.

Heavy rains from the hurricane's clouds also cause flooding.


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