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date: 12 August 2020

‘eye’ of storm 

A Dictionary of Ecology

Michael Allaby

The central part of a tropical cyclone, where winds are light, skies are generally clear, and there is a slight, horizontal pressure gradient. The diameter of the ‘eye’ averages 20 km but in a large cyclone can be 40 km or more. The ‘eye’ is an area of some air subsidence which produces ... ...

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