How Do Hurricanes Form?

But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids

By Vermont Public Radio

How Do Hurricanes Form?

Friday, 15 September

In the last couple of weeks, two big hurricanes have hit parts of the United States and Caribbean islands. In this episode we answer questions from kids who have been hearing the news and wondering: How do hurricanes form? Why do hurricanes strike Florida? Why do hurricanes have names? We speak with atmospheric scientist Shuyi Chen of the University of Washington.

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