Do whirlpools kill people

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yes if you pannic you wil tyre fast sometimes you can let it take you and follow the current but there could be underwater holes that might trap you under the most dangerous undercurrents are those whitch look calm on the surface but have the strong undercurrent.

Also you will die if you get shot oh and your zips down :)

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Why do whirlpools kill you?

Whirpools kill you because you get sucked into a vortex of water and drown.

Where do whirlpools occur?

Whirlpools typically occur in ocean currents where opposing currents meet or in areas with strong tidal flows such as straits and narrow channels. They can also form around natural underwater obstructions or rapidly changing water depths like in rivers or near waterfalls.

How do whirlpools end?

The plain answer is that they end when they run out of energy. So they simply stop then. But there are all kinds of whirlpools caused by all kinds of things. Which means there are all kinds of ways whirlpools can get and lose their energies. For example, there are whirlpools in your bathroom sink when you open the drain. They stop when the water is gone from the sink and so there is no longer a force of gravity acting on water to cause the whirlpools. There are whirlpools in the wake of a ship. They're called eddies, but they are still whirlpools. They stop when the ship stops because they were getting their energies from the ship's motion. Similarly there are whirlpools in running streams and rivers, they might stop if there is a change in flow or the river runs dry. So there you are. Whirlpools stop when they run out of energy.

Are tornadoes and whirlpools alike?

Both tornadoes an whirlpools are different types of vortex. But besides that they are very different. For one thing, how tornadoes function and develop is more complex than it is for whirlpools.

Are whirlpools dangerous?

Sometimes. Most whirlpools are not all that dangerous. They cannot pull down large ships but there are more stronger whirlpools that could pull small ships and humans down with ease. They are known as Maelstroms.

What did Charybdis do?

make giant whirlpools

Does a whirlpool kill?

yes and no. little whirlpools like the ones in a sink when you drain the water won't suck you down but big whirlpools also called maelstroms can suck you down. but big whirlpools can't sink a big ships like in some movies. if you want to know how a whirlpool is formed its formed when two different currents pass each other.

Is there a way that you can keep whirlpools from forming?


What is dinophobia?

fear of whirlpools or getting dizzy

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What are a few famous natural whirlpools?

old sow?

What is the difference between whirlpools and tornadoes?

Well, whirlpools are vortices of water. Tornadoes are vortices of air that extend from the base of a thunderstorm to the ground and are strong enough to produce damage.