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Infographic: How Hurricanes Work

With Hurricane Sandy hurtling toward the East Coast today, here’s a infographic explaining the basics (and a little more) of how a storm like Sandy develops. If you’re wondering what makes Sandy a Category 1 storm, here’s your answer: Winds between 120 and 150 kilometers per hour, according to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.

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Infographic: How Hurricanes Work

Brought to you by Ria Novosti via Popsci.com

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