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"Er zijn veel orkanen in de zomer."

Translation:There are many hurricanes in the summer.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/DogePamyuPamyu

Are there actually ever hurricanes that hit that region of Europe in the summer? Or is it kinda rare, like how hurricanes never hit California?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RigelKentian

Remnants of hurricanes sometimes come our way but by the time they get here they aren't severe. We do get big storms here in the colder half of the year though, the winds can reach hurricane-like speeds as the storms make their way to the continent across the Atlantic. They aren't as bad as Katrina-type storms but it can get quite spooky still :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GrandmasterMG

The only region of Europe where hurricanes can occur are the Azores. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Hurricanes_in_Europe A hurricane is a meteorological term that is based on location. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_hurricane

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NCThom
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Nederlands wordt gesproken in andere plaatsen dan Europa, bijvoorbeeld de Nederlandse Antillen.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ArtemesiaG
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How about typhoon or a cyclone? does Nederlands have a word for it?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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  • Typhoon - Tyfoon
  • Cyclone - Cycloon
4 months ago