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orkan [ muški rod {meteorologija} ]

Reč iz jezika ostrva Haiti: velika bura, naročito u žarkim krajevima, vihor; fig. bura, vihor, npr. strasti, gneva, oduševljenja.

hurricane [ imenica {meteorologija} ]
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ETYM Spanish hurracan; orig. a Carib word signifying, a high wind.
A severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds moving a 73-1knots (on the Beaufort scale).
Revolving storm in tropical regions, called typhoon in the N Pacific. It originates at latitudes between 5ş and 20ş N or S of the equator, when the surface temperature of the ocean is above 27şC/80şF. A central calm area, called the eye, is surrounded by inwardly spiraling winds (counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere) of up to 3kph/2mph. A hurricane is accompanied by lightning and torrential rain, and can cause extensive damage. In meteorology, a hurricane is a wind of force or more on the Beaufort scale. The most intense hurricane recorded in the Caribbean/Atlantic sector was Hurricane Gilbert in 198with sustained winds of 2kph/1mph and gusts of over 3kph/2mph.
The naming of hurricanes began in the 194with female names.
Due to public opinion that using female names was sexist, the practice was changed in 19to using both male and female names alternately.

tornado [ imenica {meteorologija} ]
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ETYM From Spanish or Portu. tornar to turn, return, Latin tornare to turn, hence, a whirling wind. The Spanish and Portu. tornada is a return. Related to Turn.
A localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground; SYN. twister.
Extremely violent revolving storm with swirling, funnel-shaped clouds, caused by a rising column of warm air propelled by strong wind. A tornado can rise to a great height, but with a diameter of only a few hundred yards or less. Tornadoes move with wind speeds of 160–4kph/100–3mph, destroying everything in their path. They are common in the central US and Australia.

typhoon [ imenica ]
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ETYM Earlier tuffoon, tuffon, Portu. tufăo, Arabic tufân a violent storm; probably from Greek typhon, typhos, a violent whirlwind, that rushes upward from the earth, whirling clouds of dust (cf. Typhus); or perhaps from Chin. t'ai-fung a cyclonic wind.
A tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans.
Violent revolving storm, a hurricane in the W Pacific Ocean.

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