Hurricanes are huge storms. They can spread 600 miles across and have a speed between 75 to 200 mph. Hurricanes can last over 1 week. “They gather heat and energy through contact with warm ocean waters. Evaporation from the sea water increases their power.” (http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-hurricane...
Have you ever heard tropical storms pushing winds up to 200 mph and causing destruction everywhere? A true beast of nature we call a hurricane. These hurricanes can show up at any time to make a mess of things. To fully understand hurricanes we have to peer into the...
United States wiping out the entire communities and brings huge destruction to New York City. Hurricane sandy was the most deadly hurricane of 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. The death from Sandy hurricane as of 1st November 2012 was at least 149 died. The confirmed deaths are from New york, New Jersey...
Facts about Hurricane Rita
Hurricanes are tropical cyclones characterized by low-pressure centers and numerous thunderstorms. The Atlantic has always been a region, known for tropical cyclones. Hurricane Rita was the fourth hurricane in the Atlantic hurricane season of 2005. Here are some facts about...
explain the effects and happenings of the hurricane sandy. In my report I will be explaining how big sandy was, how many people she affected and heaps more. The aim of this report will be to give you more unknown information on Sandy. For my report I have chosen hurricane Sandy, Sandy was a big hit. When Sandy...
Hurricanes and tornados are both devastating forces of nature. Both weather phenomenon cause great amounts of damage and destruction. One of the most common misconceptions is that both hurricanes and tornados are simply different names for the same thing. However, that is not true. They both do share...
article I chose to write about is on the newest natural disaster, Isabel. Isabel is the hurricane that is taunting the East Coast. Hurricane Isabel is the strongest Atlantic storm of the new century. The hurricane has picked up speed the last couple days and is headed straight towards the East Coast...
Hurricane Sandy Lessons Learned
Hurricane Sandy is one of the topics that we discussed in class regarding severe weather. Hurricane Sandy caused 40 deaths and a huge amount of damage. The Geological Society of America (GSA) new flooding model predicts that Staten Island and Long Beach would flood...
understand the impact and effects of Hurricane Katrina, in hopes to increase my active listening skills by the end of the semester for COMS class.
2.) The speech was given in topical order. The first main point was the lifestyles of HBCU students before Hurricane Katrina hit. The second main point dealt...
identify and examine whether residence of Ensom City, Spanish Town are aware of the origin, development and the precautions to be undertaken during a hurricane.
School Based Assessment
Name Jadio Dennis
School Jonathan Grant High School
Year of Exam 2012
Environmental science involves the fields of science, economics, and politics. Take a current environmental issue, such as the long-term cleanup from Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, and examine it from the scientific, economic, and political perspectives. Which perspective do you think wins out and why...
essay tells about how hurricanes are formed and the damages that they have on life and property. It tells how hurricanes are classified into five different categories depending on the speed of wind and their potential to cause damage. Also tells about the cause and effects of hurricanes. The essay gives examples...
Hurricane Hits England is a poem by Grace Nichols. The poem is about a powerful hurricane in England which reminded her of her native land as there were hurricanes there. The poem is also about living in two different cultures as the poet comes from the Caribbean but lives in England. Towards the end...
The Impact of Hurricane Katrina
Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest and most destructive Atlantic tropical
cyclones in history. Hurricane Katrina occured during the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. As
one of the five deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States...
A Disaster Waiting to Happen
Hurricane Katrina was one of the very few hurricanes in the past century to reach a Category 5 in the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale. It’s destructive force with maximum contained winds of 175 mph wreaked havoc on the Gulf Coast, most noticeably in the city of New Orleans...
Every year there is a season that any coastal state must be weary of, Hurricane season. Although, everyone knows when the hurricane season begins and the possible catastrophes that lie with-in, year in and year out we turn a blind-eye to our preparation efforts for mega storms...
Have you hear about the Hurricane in New Orleans that changed a lot of people’s
lives? A hurricane is a natural disaster. Hurricane is a tropical phenomenon caused by the
weather changes. For example, Hurricane Katrina was a powerful hurricane that caused
typhoons and hurricanes are tropical cyclones but differ in their locations. The difference between hurricane and typhoon is that tropical cyclones in the west Pacific are called Typhoons and those in the Atlantic and east Pacific Ocean are called Hurricanes. It's the longitude that matters.
were Hurricanes. The thought of those storms with their power
gives me the chills. Ever since I was in the middle of Hurricane Bob when I was
vacationing with my family off the coast of Virginia and we were asked by the
state police to evacuate our house, I wanted to learn more about hurricanes.
long-term human sustainability.
Geographicallly speaking, New Orleans is definitely not worth rebuilding. First of all, it is important to note that hurricanes are only part of the problem of New Orleans. The city of New Orleans has the lowest elevation in Louisiana, and the third lowest point in the United...
A hurricane is a type of cyclone. A hurricane is an organized collection of thunderstorms that pumps in the air near the earth’s surface and exhaust it out to the top. Hurricanes are tropical storms that are formed in the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico,...
A hurricane is easily the most powerful storm that mother-nature can throw at us. Every year people who live on the coasts fight hurricanes with no dismay. A hurricane is simply too strong. Their winds reach speeds of 75 mph. The winds around the eye wall can reach 130 to 150 mph. They are 200 to 300...
Hurricanes versus Tornadoes
Hurricanes and tornadoes are considered to be natural storms that develop do to
the atmosphere change, however, each type of storm is a disaster and devastation
claiming many lives among family and friends each year. One storm comes from in the
water, the second...
* The outline of hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy was formed on October 22 and dissipated on October 31. Its highest winds throughout all the date was 110mph (175km/h) and the lowest pressure was 940hPa. The number of fatalities was 253 in all, and all...
Audience: Classmates and Instructor of Summer semester Communications class at Austin Peay University.
General Purpose: To inform
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience of what a hurricane is, background information on some of the worst hurricanes in history and how...
The greatest storm on earth
Few things in nature can compare to the destructive force of a hurricane. Called the greatest storm on Earth, a hurricane is capable of attacking coastal areas with crazy winds of 155 miles per hour or higher, wicked areas of rainfall, and a storm surge...
by: Andrew Hart
Top image:Hurricane forming over the ocean
Lockheed Martin WC - 130J Hercules which is the most
common Hurricane Hunter aircraft
What Are Hurricanes?
A hurricane is a storm with swirling winds that blow over 74
miles an hour. This storm is highly...
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HURRICANE AND TORNADO
It's easy to find similarities between the weather phenomenon, we call a hurricane and the one we call a tornado. Both cause most of their damage through high winds and rain, and the arrival of both can cause evacuations, emergency warnings and general chaos...
crushed, roofs gone, thousands of people without power, cars damaged, people dieing. Hurricane Charley was perhaps one of most devastating events that I have ever experienced, in my entire life. The next morning after hurricane Charley hit, we drove outside and saw the devastating remains that Charley left...
write about two different poems which are related to different cultures. One is “Presents from my aunt in Pakistan” by Moniza Alvi and another is “Hurricane hits England” by Grace Nichols. “Present from my aunt in Pakistan” is about a girl, who is not sure what’s her fixed nationality is. However, she...