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Key Facts about the Tropical Cyclone Hidaya You Need To Know

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Starting with the definition: A cyclone, also known as a tropical cyclone, is a rotating system of clouds and storms that forms over tropical or subtropical waters.

These storms form over warm ocean waters and can bring lots of wind and rain.

Recently, the country was advised to brace for the tropical cyclone that is said to be hitting hard.

Below are some facts about the cyclone you need to know:

. It is the most destructive weather phenomenon that exists.
. They are intense circular storms that originate over warm tropical oceans.
. They have a maximum speed when blowing that exceeds 119 km/h, accompanied by heavy thunderstorms.
. They can cause landslides, tornadoes, and even flooding, depending on the intensity of their effects.
. The name ‘Tropical’ is used because it is where they normally occur, which is in the south-west Indian Ocean, the eastern Pacific Ocean, and even the Atlantic Ocean.
. Cyclones are the most dangerous natural hazards to people.

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Precaution Measures

To avoid being a victim of tropical cyclones, adhere to the following:

Be Up To date: Check government advisories and weather station updates on a regular basis.

Keep emergency kits on hand: Stock up on necessities like food, water, medicine, and first aid supplies.

Protect your property: To reduce damage, tie up unsecured objects and strengthen windows, doors, and roofs.

Refrain from Staying near water bodies: Steer clear of rivers, beaches, and other bodies of water that are vulnerable to flooding and storm surges.

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