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Thu April 15, 2010 By: Anirudh Sudhir

how can there be storms in planets

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Thu April 15, 2010

The storms are created by pressure gradients i.e. different pressures at different locations. When a planet rotates, different locations experience different rates, for example the gas near poles is rotating faster than at equator. 

This and other perturbations are responsible for storms.

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