Eye of Hurricane
Date: Spring 2011
Why is the eye of a hurricane so calm? A lot of videos say that it' i because the rising air cools off and sinks down in the eye, but if it is true, I think the eye should have a high pressure, not the lowest pressure of a hurricane.
Cold air is heavier than Hot air and will fall relative to the Hot Air. Hot
air will rise relative to Cold air.
The eye of a hurricane is calm because the storms rotate around it.
The highest winds of the hurricane are in the wall of the eye which is very
The hurricane derives its energy from the relatively hot surface temperature
of the sea.
The humidity in the hot rising air feeds the heavy rainstorms that form the
The rising hot, moist air of a hurricane is a counter clockwise rotating
cyclone that creates a low pressure area in the eye.
So the lowest air pressure point of a hurricane are in the eye.
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