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Cyclones and Anticyclones

Two different types of cyclones are regular cyclones and anticlones. Neither of them are tornadoes or clyclops =P
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cyclone
a swirling center of low air pressure (not a tornado)
anticyclone
high-pressure centers of dry air
How is a cyclone created?
It is created when warm air rises. When warm air rises, air pressure will decrease which causes the wind to spiral in.
What type of weather does cyclones cause?
They cause storms and precipitation.
How is an anticyclone created?
It is created when dry air settles to the center of the earth and forms together, forming air masses. Air swirls away from the high weather pressure.
Does an anticyclone spin clockwise or counterclockwise?
It spins clockwise.
Does a cyclone spin clockwise or counterclockwise?
It spins counterclockwise.
What type of weather does anticyclones bring?
They bring clear, sunny weather-lets go to the beach!!! :)
In what areas does air move?
Air moves from areas of high pressure to low pressure.
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