That’s a good question! I guess that depends
on a lot of different variables. Most deaths in
hurricanes are a result of flooding and high
winds. A flash flood can carry a person away and
high winds knock down trees and throw debris.
There is little rain fall in the eye of a
hurricane because the air that rises into the
eye has already lost its water as rain
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The wind speed in the eye of a hurricane is much
lower than in other parts of the storm system.
The eye is a low-pressure part of the hurricane.
This means that air from high-pressure parts of
the system move toward the eye; this movement of
air causes high wind speed. When the high winds
reach the eye wall they deflect up instead of
blowing into the eye, that is why it is
So the conditions in the eye of the hurricane
are not too dangerous to humans. The problem is:
if your standing in the eye of a hurricane, that
means that the part of the storm with high winds
and rain has already passed over you and will
pass over you again as the storm moves. If
you’re standing in the eye of the hurricane
there is still more dangerous weather to come!
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