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THUNDERSTORMS
disturbance in earth's atmosphere
with
(1) lightening

(2) thunder

(and, winds, heavy rain, hail)
VORTEX
movement of liquid or gas

(1)in a spiral

(2)around a central axis
FUNNEL CLOUD
(1)otating clouds-
(2)visible as a funnel-
(3)at base of thunderstorm cloud
TORNADO
violent windstorm

spirals around a rotating colum of intense low pressure

moves in a narrow path over the land
TYPHOON
a hurricane

forms north of the equator

in western Pacfic Ocean
CYCLONE
a hurricane storm

forms in Indian Ocean or

coast of Australia
EYE
center of hurricane
EYE WALL
ring of spiraling clouds and thunderstorms

whirl around the storm's center

extend upward