Cyclones

In meteorology, a cyclone (/ˈsaɪ.kloʊn/) is a large scale air mass that rotates around a strong center of low atmospheric pressure. Cyclones are characterized by inward spiraling winds that rotate about a zone of low pressure. The largest low-pressure systems are polar vortices and extratropical cyclones of the largest scale (the synoptic scale). Warm-core cyclones such as tropical cyclones and subtropical cyclones also lie within the synoptic scale. Mesocyclones, tornadoes, and dust devils lie within smaller mesoscale. Upper level cyclones can exist without the presence of a surface low, and can pinch off from the base of the tropical upper …

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UNISDR · 10 January 2022

and affected the lives Vasiti has a background in geo-science and data analysis and of many communities, authored the first pacific women in geospatial science magazine, in support of STEM …

coordinated Fiji’s response to seven tropical cyclones and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Vasiti has We've been able to identify patterns of tropical cyclones, develop and apply impact base forecasting and change. I experienced many “I've seen firsthand cyclones and floods that caused widespread damage and affected menstruation called “Veinanumi” (iTaukei for many cyclones and considering the needs of others). Working for is significant,” she says. “Besides tropical cyclones we get tidal response and is also more cost effective


BIGD · 31 December 2021 English

We found that Secondary male students, particularly in urban slums, the mother’s education has a were most likely to be at the risk of learning loss, strong correlation with the …

citizens. In this regard, community and youth groups, cyclones. But mere resilience—the capacity to cope non-governmental


RSIS · 27 December 2021 English

Inclusion of Non-State Actors The post-Cold War era witnessed the rise of “participatory regionalism,” which is the inclusion of non-state actors in spaces and activities that were previously deemed the …

natural and manmade humanitarian crises such as cyclones, earthquakes, and ethnic conflicts. Having religious


HLPE · 21 December 2021 English

The designations employed and the presentation of material in this information product do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization …

more frequent and intense tropical storms and cyclones. Coral reefs protect the islands, at- tract tourists


World Bank Group · 21 December 2021 English

Tropical Cyclone (TC) Seroja impacted Timor-Leste with heavy torrential rains over a 24-hour period on April 4, 2021, with an average intensity of over 14 millimeters per hour and a …

natural hazards are floods, landslides, tropical cyclones, droughts, earthquakes, and tsunami. Floods further exacerbate floods, as well as droughts and cyclones. Approximately 17 percent of Timor-Leste’s population hazards including floods, landslides, tropical cyclones, droughts, earthquakes, and tsunami, and is also exacerbate droughts and floods, as well as cyclones. As the country lies between two tectonic plates tropical cyclones with damaging winds, rain, and storm surges. On average, eight tropical cyclones per decade


ETF · 20 December 2021 English

The law defines and interlinks all pillars of the subsystem, including the scope and principles of the QNQP, of the System of Credit Accumulation and Transfer in Professional Education (SATCEP) …

economic situation was improving until Tropical Cyclones Idai and Kenneth hit the country in March and



GWP · 15 December 2021 English

Scope of Assignment These TORs relate to the specialist team that will contribute to setting of the baseline knowledge and analytical framework for a shared diagnosis of ecosystems status, functioning …

vulnerable to climate hazards (i.e., floods, droughts, cyclones) whose occurrence is likely to increase with climate


CEPII · 15 December 2021 English

DT n° 2021-12, December 2021 What will the global economy look like in a generation? The answer depends on the multiple forces driving long-term growth (demography, education, diffusion of technical …

probability, as evidenced by the occurrence of tropical cyclones (Hsiang and Jina, 2014). According to Auffhammer long-run economic growth: Evidence from 6,700 cyclones. Technical report, National Bureau of Economic


UNISDR · 14 December 2021 Spanish

Informe Completo Informe de evaluación regional sobre el riesgo de desastres en América Latina y el Caribe Desafíos para la reducción del riesgo de desastres y avances en el cumplimiento …

junio de 2021]. — (2020b), Displacement Due to Cyclones in the Caribbean, colaboración especial para el 2021. — (2020c), Displacement Due to Floods and Cyclones in Latin America and the Caribbean, colaboración


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