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Drug slang A regional term for PCP
Natural disaster A large-scale closed circulation atmospheric system that develops above the Indian Ocean and South Pacific with low barometric pressure and strong winds—64+ knots/hr—that rotate clockwise
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According to the Bergen School's cyclone model, during the life cycle of the surface cyclone, warm air pushes poleward while cold air advances toward the equator (Bjerknes 1919).
The death toll due to the cyclone, which hit the Kerala coast, mounted to 52 yesterday.
This agreement with Phoenix also provides them with the ability to use fuels in their systems that are not labeled as waste fuels and it allows Cyclone to use waste fuels and waste heat in their systems.
However, little research has been done on the performance of the oil shale ash cyclone separator so far.
Coastal districts of Cox's Bazar, Chittagong, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Feni, Chandpur and the nearby islands are likely to have bigger impact of cyclone Mora.
The strongest cyclone to recently make landfall there did so in March 2014, (https://weather.
The root causes of these events are varied, but are commonly a cyclone blockage (rubber liner, object) or exceeding the cyclone capacity, which is defined by pressure, flow and the cyclone dimensions.
The cyclone, which has developed from a low-pressure area over north-east Arabian sea, had intensified into a low-pressure area on Monday, and is likely to strengthen in the next 24 hours, said weathermen.
Yemen's Minister of Fisheries, Fahd Kavieen, a Socotra native, sent an emergency request to the UN and neighboring Oman to "urgently intervene with emergency teams to save residents" on the island "which is now facing a cyclone stronger than Chapala.
However, researchers believe that a tropical cyclone slamming into the Gulf isn't quite as unlikely as you may think.
3 - tropical cyclone winds of 121-170 kph are expected within the next 18 hours
The government, with the help of various non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and international donors, set up hundreds of cyclone shelters all along the coastal belt, so that people can be evacuated from their homes before the storm occurs.