Low pressure weather system from space

Low pressure weather system from space

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Caption: Low pressure weather system from space. Image taken from the International Space Station (ISS) of a low pressure weather system over the eastern North Pacific Ocean. Low pressure systems (cyclones) are characterised by a central region of rising air that draws air into it from the surrounding area. The rotation of the Earth causes such systems to develop a spiral shape. Cyclones in the northern hemisphere spiral anticlockwise, those in the southern hemisphere spiral clockwise.

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Keywords: cloud, clouds, cloudy, cyclone, earth, earth observation, from space, international space station, iss, low pressure system, meteorological, meteorology, northern hemisphere, pacific ocean, planet, rotation, spiralling, weather system

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