- Occur in areas where sea surface temperatures are over 27 degrees C.
- Most form between 10 degrees and 30 degrees north and south of the equator, rarely within 5 degrees of the equator.
- Tropical storms are large areas of low pressure or extreme depressions.
- On satellite images they show up as huge, swirling masses of cloud, with the eye clearly visible at the centre.
- They are known by…