What are Tropical Cyclones?

Tropical cyclones are storm systems that are put into a category by the large low-pressure it has as well as a number of thunderstorms that are producing heavy rains and strong winds. The cyclones grow in size when heat is released as moist air rises. Other names that are common to hear for a tropical cyclone are hurricanes, typhoons, cyclonic storms, and tropical depressions. To find more information click here: