There are different names in different parts of the world for storms, depending on their nature…


Q.16 :- There are different names in different parts of the world for storms, depending on their nature. Can you match the names in the box with their descriptions below, and fill in the blanks?

gale, whirlwind, cyclone, hurricane, tornado, typhoon

1. A violent tropical storm in which strong winds move in a circle:

 __ __ c __ __ __ __

Answer: cyclone

2. An extremely strong wind : __ a __ __

Answer: gale

3. A violent tropical storm with very strong winds : __ __ p __ __ __ __

Answer: typhoon

4. A violent storm whose centre is a cloud in the shape of a funnel: __ __ __ n __ __ __

Answer: tornado

5. A violent storm with very strong winds, especially in the western Atlantic Ocean: __ __ r __ __ __ __ __ __

Answer: hurricane

6. A very strong wind that moves very fast in a spinning movement and causes a lot of damage: __ __ __ __ l __ __ __ __

Answer: whirlwind