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WHat causes tornadoes and hurricanes.

  1. Jul 22, 2006 #1
    Now, I knwo that tornadoes and hurricanes are diff. so we'll deal w/ them seperately. First of all, differences; I heard that the most intense area for hurricane is the eye of it which is in the middles whereas, for tornado, thats completely opposite. For similarity, we know they both spin. Now lets move on.

    I know that tornadoes are caused when cold air is trapped by warm air but how does that results in spin?

    What causes a hurricane?

    Please be really descriptive about both of these coz I have read about both of them in books and I am still not totally clear about it.
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  3. Dec 10, 2008 #2
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