- False; The correct term for cyclones in the Caribbean is hurricanes, not typhoons.
- True; Forest fires are typically uncontrolled and can spread quickly through a forest.
- False; The phenomenon of eruption of molten magma onto the surface is called volcanic eruption, not flood.
- False; Avalanches are typically associated with the rapid flow of snow along a slipping surface, not winter storms with blowing snow and wind.
STF : (a) The cyclones of Caribbean islands are called typhoons. (b) Forest fires are an uncontrolled spread of fire occurring in a forest. (c) The phenomenon of eruption of molten magma on to the surface is called flood. (d) The severe winter storm that is associated with blowing snow and wind is called avalanches.
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