What is another word for Hurricanes?

Pronunciation: [hˈʌɹɪkˌe͡ɪnz] (IPA)

Hurricane is a natural disaster that causes destruction and chaos all around. It is often referred to as a tropical cyclone or a typhoon in other parts of the world. These weather patterns are characterized by strong winds that can reach up to 200 miles per hour, heavy rainfall, and storm surges that can cause flooding. Other synonyms for hurricanes include cyclones, tempests, storms, gales, whirlwinds, and twisters. These words all describe the same phenomenon, just with different intensities and variations depending on the location and strength of the storm. Regardless of the terminology used, hurricanes are a force to be reckoned with and must be taken seriously.

What are the paraphrases for Hurricanes?

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What are the hypernyms for Hurricanes?

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Usage examples for Hurricanes

When it is remembered that the violence of the winds which sometimes blow over these islands is such that in any other part of the world they would be called Hurricanes, the successful results achieved by the Maltese gardeners and agriculturists appear more surprising.
"The Story of Malta"
Maturin M. Ballou
How the early navigators so successfully avoided the rocks and shoals of this coast, how they managed to weather the confusing tides, Hurricanes, and monsoons, is a mystery, while so many of our stoutest ships, guided by experienced seamen, and protected by all modern appliances, have been lost in the same tracks.
"The Pearl of India"
Maturin M. Ballou
This hurricane, like other Hurricanes, was presently allayed by a shower.
"Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9)"
Samuel Richardson

Famous quotes with Hurricanes

  • I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean. I flew in the Western Desert of Libya, in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt.
    Roald Dahl
  • Following the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, $3 per gallon gasoline became common and our nation has come under considerable strain.
    Paul Gillmor
  • In the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, our nation has been put under considerable fiscal pressure.
    Paul Gillmor
  • As everyone in Louisiana knows, there was often no communication or coordination between the state and federal government in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
    Bobby Jindal
  • In my home State of Louisiana, several institutions of higher education have been impacted by both Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, literally dozens across the entire State.
    Bobby Jindal

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