Free Essays on Hurricane

  1. Hurricane

    should be able to: • Define the term “hurricane” • List three categories of a hurricane. • Tell how a hurricane is formed • State how a hurricane is measured and name a scale which is used. • Define the structure of a hurricane • Explain the effects and impacts...

  2. Hurricane Mitch

    Abstract In late October of 1998, Hurricane Mitch attacked Central America, including Honduras, Nicaragua and Jamaica, becoming one of the most deadliest and destructive Atlantic hurricanes in recorded history. This Category Five hurricane left the small country of Honduras practically helpless,...

  3. Ocean Disaster

    Hurricane a Natural Ocean Disaster The ocean has been shaping our land as we know it for millions of years. It is a beautiful part of our Earth, nonetheless it has the greatest influence on some of the deadliest natural disasters to us and these disasters alter our shorelines and lives as we know it...

  4. Hurricanes

     22 April 2011 Term Paper Hurricanes The Hurricane called The Great Bhola Cyclone that occurred on November 12, 1970 was incredibly violent and horrific in nature, causing 300,000-500,000 deaths; this was one of the most deadly natural disasters that have occurred in recent history. This storm occurred...

  5. Hurricane Katrina

    HURRICANE KATRINA Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to hit the United States. Hurricane Katrina started out as any other hurricane, as the result of warm moisture and air from the oceans surface that built into storm clouds and pushed around by strong forceful winds until...

  6. Superstorm Sandy

    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...

  7. Why Did the First World War Break Out

    earth.Map of Tornadoes.[pic]A hurricane is a big storm that forms over the ocean. Hurricanes form over warm parts of the Atlantic Ocean, and the Pacific Ocean. They are near the equator in the tropical zone. Due to modern warning systems, the number of deaths from hurricanes is now lowered. It is caused...

  8. Health Paper

    health of Hurricane Sandy. Environmental health is a branch of public health that is concerned with all the natural and built environment that may affect human health. First, Super Storm Sandy was a very bad environmental health issue last year. Hurricane Sandy was...

  9. Hurricane Katrina

    this world has heard of Hurricane Katrina, but does everyone know what has cause it, and the long-lasting effects it has had on the United States? Many people may not know just how strong Hurricane Katrina has been. Hurricane Katrina was named the sixth-strongest Atlantic Hurricane ever recorded. Katrina...

  10. Hurricanes:greatest storms on earth

    Hurricanes: 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...

  11. The Effect of Hurricane Sandy on Jamaica

    The Effects of Hurricane Sandy on Jamaica FOUNDATION SKILLS FOR GRADUATE MANAGEMENT EDUCATION The Three Main Effects of Hurricane Sandy that Affected Jamaica were Rainfall Induced Flooding, Storm Surges and Winds STEPHANIE SMITH Executive Summary On October 22, 2012, it was announced...

  12. Outside Listening Activity

    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...

  13. School

     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...

  14. Microeconomics

    dangerous and deadly weather. A hurricane is one of the storms that are very dangerous because not only does it bring very strong winds, but it also causes tornados and flooding. The center of the hurricane, which is referred to as the ‘eye’ has the strongest winds. Hurricane weather stays around approximately...

  15. Two Different Poems Related to Two Different Cultures

    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...

  16. Florida Should Not Allow Oil Drilling

    during hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season starts from June 1st and ending on November 30th of every year. A hurricane, tropical depression, or tropical storms are able to form overnight. This leaves very little time for oil drillers to prepare for a storm. In 2005, Hurricanes Katrina...

  17. Hurricane

    Hurricanes 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,...

  18. Hurricanes

    INTRODUCTION The term "hurricane" is a name given to violent storms that originate over the tropical or subtropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, or North Pacific Ocean. Hurricanes need warm tropical oceans, moisture and light winds above them in order to maintain themselves...

  19. Difference Between Hurricane and Tornado

    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...

  20. Hurricane Hits England

    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...

  21. Hurricane Essay

    Assignment GE-253 Hurricanes 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...

  22. Hurricane Charley

    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...

  23. Hurricane Sandy

    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...

  24. Dread Hits Land Well Ahead of Israel

    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...

  25. Hurricane Katrina: A Disaster Waiting to Happend

    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...

  26. Daniel

    Hurricane Kenna From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the Pacific hurricane of 2002. For other storms of the same name, see Hurricane Kenna (disambiguation). |Hurricane Kenna | |Category 5 hurricane (SSHS)...

  27. Michelle, Not as Tender as Her Name

    scared of hurricanes. Even if people say that hurricanes are one of the most terrifying natural events that occur, destroying homes and taking lives every year. I was accustomed to their route through Cuba, maybe because I have not realized the destruction they really can do. Every hurricane season, three...

  28. Huricane Mitch in Honduras

    Huricane Mitch in Honduras Hurricane Mitch was the deadliest North Atlantic hurricane since 1780 (see "Impact" below). Damage and deaths were mostly in Central America. Mitch was the most powerful hurricane and the most destructive of the 1998 Atlantic hurricane season, with maximum sustained...

  29. Hurricanes

    Outline II Topic: Hurricanes 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...

  30. Katrina Response

     Hurricane Katrina Response Unit 4 Assignment January 7th, 2013 The emergency responders that responded to Hurricane Katrina saved thousands of lives and hundreds of thousands of dollars in property. These men and women brought hope to a region devastated by one of the worst disasters in...