The tropical cyclones with maximum sustained surface winds of 33 m/s are called A. tropical depressions B. tropical storms C. hurricane D. None of the above

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Severe tropical cyclones have near surface sustained wind speeds equal to or exceeding 33 m/s (120 km/h): these are called hurricanes over the Atlantic Ocean, the East Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, and Typhoons over the Western North Pacific Ocean.

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