Meteorology. (4) Severe Storms: Thunderstorms, Tornadoes and Hurricanes. Thunderstorms.
(4) Severe Storms: Thunderstorms, Tornadoes and Hurricanes
Red arrows = rising warm air; Blue arrows = sinking cold air
Updrafts of warm air cause the cloud to grow upward
Heavy precipitation falls
The storm cools and dies down
#3 = C
#4 = A
#5 = B
The following terms are stages of tropical cyclones in order of development.
Wind Speed Animation
Storm Surge Animation