Tropical Cyclone

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A storm system characterised by a large low-pressure centre and thunderstorms that produce strong winds and heavy rain. More technically, it is a non-frontal synoptic scale cyclone originating over tropical or sub-tropical waters with organised convection and definite cyclonic surface wind circulation
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