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Here’s what happens when two hurricanes collide

The phenomenon is called the Fujiwhara effect. Named for Japanese meteorologist Sakuhei Fujiwhara who originally described it in 1921. If two cyclones pass within 900 miles of each other, they can start to orbit. What happens next depends on the size of the Hurricanes.

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Duncan is the science and technology editor for CDN. Any opinions expressed in his articles are his own and not necessarily shared by CDN, its staff, officers, or their pets.

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