Nearby and Colliding Cyclones
What happens when two tropical cyclones come in close
proximity to each other? Their winds would be opposing. What would the be
the effect felt on the ground of these opposing winds?
The winds may not be opposing. There is a book titled "The Perfect Storm"
which describes coalescence of two hurricanes to form a "super" storm that
struck New England some years ago. What happens in any particular case
would depend upon the details of how the storms interact, but I'd think
there would be increased turbulence in any case which is bad for anything
in the storm's path.
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Update: June 2012