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"Er zijn veel orkanen in de zomer."

Translation:There are many hurricanes in the summer.

December 1, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/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?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NCThom

Nederlands wordt gesproken in andere plaatsen dan Europa, bijvoorbeeld de Nederlandse Antillen.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/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 :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ArtemesiaG

How about typhoon or a cyclone? does Nederlands have a word for it?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/El2theK
  • Typhoon - Tyfoon
  • Cyclone - Cycloon

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Christiaan596361

In Australia we call hurricanes cyclones

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