kids encyclopedia robot

Tropical cyclone basins facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts

Traditionally, areas of tropical cyclone formation are divided into seven basins. These include the north Atlantic Ocean, the eastern and western parts of the Pacific Ocean (considered separately because tropical cyclones rarely form in the central Pacific), the southwestern Pacific, the southwestern and southeastern Indian Oceans, and the northern Indian Ocean.

Images for kids

kids search engine
Tropical cyclone basins Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.