Difference Between Tropical And Temperate Cyclone
Post on 29,May 2016   6:00 AM
By - PolyEyes Staff
views 1849
Bookmark and Share

1. LATITUDE: Tropical cyclone is confined between 5 to 30 degree north and south of the equator, whereas temperate cyclone originates between 30 to 60 degree north and south of the equator .

2. ORIGINATING ELEMENT : Temperature and Coriolis force plays vital role in the origin of tropical cyclone. In case of temperate cyclone ,it is frontogenesis plays important driving force (occuluded front).

3. TYPES OF CLOUD ASSOCIATED : Wide range of clouds are associated with the temperate cyclone. While in the case of tropical cyclone the cloud composition is mainly dominated by clumonimbus clouds .

4. AREA COVERED : Temperate cyclone covers large area as compared to tropical cyclone .

5. SOURCE OF ORIGIN : Tropical cyclone generally originates over water surface but the temperate cyclone originates over mid-latitude land mass.

6. DIRECTION OF FLOW : Temperate cyclone generally flows eastward movement (west -> east) but there is no as such fixed movement pattern in case of tropical cyclone. Tropical cyclone generally takes the path from sea to land.

7. NUMBERS : Tropical cyclone is of singular characteristic, whereas temperate cyclone flows in family.

8. EYE : Eye is a typical feature in case of tropical cyclone, where as in temperate cyclone there is no such concept of ‘EYE’ associated with it.

GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION OF TROPICAL CYCLONES: As per the source of the origin of tropical cyclone is confined to water bodies. They are generally confined to 5 - 30 degree north and south of the equator . Here below are detailed distribution and specific terminology which is used to signify them in concern location.

1. INDIAN OCEAN - CYCLONES.

2. WEST AUSTRALIAN COAST - WILLY WILLY.

3. NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN - HURRICANE.

4. SOUTH CHINA SEA - TYPHOON.


Back
Comments ( 0 )
Add a comment
Your name: *
E-mail:
The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
Title:


Related Articles

Prelims Online Test Series
UPSC 2017 Prelims Test Series Registration Link

UPSC REGISTRATION
Polity Year Round Test Series

REGISTRATION
Most Recent Comments

getting 81 score in SC category... should i go for mains prep??

by Rahil

What is process job in bihar block†

by Jitendra Sharma

Well based on the complexity of questions from constitution, Current affairs, Science and economics ....with an additional option E, it can be said that CUT O FF for General Should be around 80-82....Even many other site including VISION IAS has also speculated the cut off around 84 for General !!

by Surovi

ye jo log 90-92 ki baaten kar rahen unhe khud pata nahi ki what is the right answer for all question. No website has so far given correct solution for all question. I agree with surovi. Th cut off this time should go even lower than last year around 82-84 for general!!

by Sanjay Verma

my dob is -12/02/92 my exam centre is in tilaya on 18 dec but i had lost my admit card so plz give my roll no. †atleast so i check the result.†

by Rohit Kumar

I guess cut off this time should not exceed 85 for general category. Option Ewas very confusing.science was really the most tougest part. !!

by Bandana

at least 10-15 solutions given on the website is absolutely wrong. even most of the answers of science part are also wrongly given by VISION IAS. MY expectation for PT cut off this year should be around 84-85 for general cat. 78-81 For bc . Hardly 100-200 candidate would be able to score 90-95. so the common basis of cut off should linger around 85-82 for general Cat.

by Rajeev Ranjan
Get RSS Feeds
  • All Stories
  • Recently Published Stories
  • Most Viewed Stories
  • Just In Photos
  • Most Viewed Photos