Translation of hurricane in Spanish:

hurricane

huracán, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈhərɪˌkeɪn//ˈhʌrɪkeɪn//ˈhʌrɪk(ə)n/

noun

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    huracán masculine
    a category 4 hurricane un huracán de categoría 4
    • Planned as temporary refuge from the hurricane and flood waters, they became sites of official neglect.
    • This book shows the tracks of all the hurricanes and tropical storms recorded over more than a century.
    • The hurricane caused a surge of water that flooded large areas of the historic city center.
    • Tonight so many victims of the hurricane and the flood are far from home and friends and familiar things.
    • The main post office here in New Orleans flooded right after the hurricane.
    • The strongest part of a hurricane is the eye wall, on the edge of the calm center.
    • First, wind and water erode it, especially during tropical storms and hurricanes.
    • The hurricane has claimed 65 lives with winds gusting up to 155 mph but Jamaica missed the worst of it.
    • The season is barely two full days old and we've already had nine advisories, although as yet no tropical storms or hurricanes.
    • From hurricanes to floods to unbearable heat, 2005 was one for the record weather books.
    • Severe tropical cyclones correspond to the hurricanes or typhoons of other parts of the world.
    • We see this a lot during tropical storms and hurricanes off the Florida coast.
    • In fact, tropical storms or hurricanes have ended many droughts in Texas, and other parts of the world.
    • There is chaos around you, caused by a hurricane and severe floods.
    • There was little structural damage, but the hurricane downed trees and blew roofs off of some bungalows.
    • Thousands of people displaced by the hurricane are forced to find new homes in new cities and states.
    • Gray expects at least three named tropical storms and two hurricanes this month.
    • About 1,100 oil platforms were exposed to the full force of the hurricane.
    • The last big storm here was in 1993, and it wasn't even a hurricane or a tropical storm.
    • With a hurricane and a tropical storm moving in, the State of Florida is bracing for a beating.