Questions and Answers about Hurricanes

Can hurricanes form anywhere?
They can only form over warm water but they can move around.

Do hurricanes stop suddenly or gradually?
Like people, hurricanes are born, they grow, and they die. Hurricanes weaken when they reach land. So they stop gradually.

How do hurricanes start?
They start over warm water, 26.5c degrees or more. The air must cool quickly the higher you go and the wind must be going in the same direction.

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