How do tropical storms develop?
- Tropical storms develop above sea water that's 27'C or higher.
- Warm, moist air rises and condensation occurs. This releases huge amounts of energy, which makes the storms really powerful.
- They move west because of the easterly winds near the equator.
- They lose strength as the move over land because the energy supply from the warm water is cut off.
- Most tropical storms occur between 5'C and 30'C north and south of…