At the end of this lesson students 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...
22 April 2011
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...
Sandy The Storm
Introduction and aim of the report:
The aim of this report is to research and 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...
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...
Unit 3 Cause and Effect Essay
By: Latoya Brown
This 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...
The historical event of Hurricane Katrina, a category three hurricane with winds ranging from 111-130 mph, in August 2005 revealed major structural failures in the levee systems of New Orleans. Though not all structural failures are as catastrophic, the breeched levees led to...
Every year between June 1 and November 30 (commonly called hurricane season), hurricanes threaten the eastern and gulf coasts of the United States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. In other parts of the world, the same types of storms are called typhoons or cyclones. Hurricanes wreak...
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
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...
* Cole Sullivan
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* Hurricanes have been occurring for countless amounts of years and in most parts of the world. The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season is from June 1st until November 30th. The Pacific Ocean hurricane season is from May 15th until...
“Michelle, Not as Tender as Her Name.”
I had never been 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...
In the recent years there has been a focus on hurricanes because they have gradually gotten stronger in the past years. Scientists became more alarmed during the latest hurricane seasons because they believe they have seen the effects of the global temperatures on hurricanes. In recent years...
a hissing sound which turns into a loud roar when the tornado touches the 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...
Trees down every where, houses 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...
What is a Hurricane?
A hurricane is an intense, rotating oceanic weather system that possesses maximum sustained winds exceeding 119 km/hr (74 mph). It forms and intensifies over tropical oceanic regions.
Hurricanes are generally smaller than storms in mid-latitudes, typically about...
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...
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...
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...
English 100 #3221
17 May 2007
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...
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...
reactions to Katrina, presented by Clyde Robertson.
1b.) Listening Goal Strategy:
I will be doing comprehensive listening and noting the main ideas of this speech to understand the impact and effects of Hurricane Katrina, in hopes to increase my active listening skills by the end of the semester...
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...
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...
Cities by the Sea
A lot of people believe Hurricane Katrina was the most devastating hurricane to ever hit the United States. After all, most United States citizens had never seen 170 mile per hour winds or felt the effects of a hurricanes devastating destruction. Most had never heard the...
The Effects of Hurricane Sandy on Jamaica
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The Three Main Effects of Hurricane Sandy that Affected Jamaica were Rainfall Induced Flooding, Storm Surges and Winds
On October 22, 2012, it was...
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...
October 26, 2009
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...
causing more 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...
Environmental Health Paper
This report will be about the environmental 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...
Justin Wolf 09/15 Dread hits land well ahead of Isabel
The 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...