- Q. What is the difference between cyclones and hurricanes?
- A. In the northern hemisphere, extreme low pressure systems are called hurricanes and rotate anti-clockwise. In the southern hemisphere, extreme low pressure sysytems are called cyclones and rotate clockwise.
- Q. Why is the air temperature warmer when its cloudy?
- A. Clouds act as an insulator to keep the sun's warmth in close to the earth's surface.