Hurricanes

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Hurricanes

Video Segment |06:52

Hurricanes are extremely destructive. They are formed from tropical storms. Hurricanes can cause flooding from the storm surge and destruction from high winds. In some parts of the world hurricanes are called typhoons. Scientist have devised different ways to study and classify hurricanes.


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