60 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. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. Hurricane Notes

    Hurricane Notes What is a Hurricane? A counter-clockwise moving storm that forms in large bodies of water A storm with winds > 74 mph Other names for Hurricanes: Typhoon, Cyclone Anatomy of a Hurricane Eye: 12-30 miles in diameter; warm with light winds Eye wall: Wall of storm and high winds...

  6. 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...

  7. Tropical Cyclones

    Introduction In August 2005 Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the United States. Katrina caused over 200 billion in damages, took more than 1500 lives and displaced millions from their homes (Ahrens). Even though cyclones are not always as strong or cause as much damage as Katrina it is important...

  8. 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...

  9. Hurricane Versus Tornado

    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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. Geoforce

    Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Sandy was considered a super storm that wreaked havoc on the east coast, in the US. Hurricane Sandy was the largest Atlantic hurricane on record, as well as the second-costliest Atlantic hurricane in history, only surpassed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Hurricane Sandy formed...

  13. 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...

  14. 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,...

  15. 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...

  16. Cause and Effect Essay

    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...

  17. Hurricanes

    English 100 #3221 17 May 2007 Hurricanes A hurricane is one of the most severe storms the country has to endure. A hurricane can easily damage millions of dollars of property and even kill anyone in their paths. A hurricane is a local name for tropical cyclones in the Caribbean, Nnorth Atlantic...

  18. The Global Warming Myth / Hoax

    frequent and severe hurricanes. However, hurricane expert Chris Landsea published a study on May 1 documenting that hurricane activity is no higher now than in decades past. Hurricane expert William Gray reported just a few days earlier, on April 27, that the number of major hurricanes making landfall on...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  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. Integrated Science, Hurricanes Definition Causes and Precautions

    cyclonic storm, particularly the Hurricane. · Hurricanes have no fronts · The winds weaken with height. · The centers of the hurricane are warmer than their surroundings · They form under weak high altitude winds. · The air also sinks at the center of a hurricane and the main energy source is...

  23. Hurricane Hugo

    Hurricane Hugo It was known as the most damaging hurricane in the century at the time, before Hurricane Andrew and Hurricane Katrina. Hugo first formed as a tropical depression off the coast of Africa on the 9th of September then moving westward to the east of Caribbean as a Category 4 hurricane, its...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...