Free Essays on Hurricane

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. Hurricanes and Global Warming

    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 hurricanes ravaged the earth breaking...

  5. 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...

  6. Hurricane Sandy

    Hurricane Sandy Case study 1, Background * 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Geography Sba

    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. Geography School Based Assessment Name Jadio Dennis School Jonathan Grant High School Year of Exam 2012 Territory ...

  9. Is New Orleans Worth Rebuilding?

    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...

  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. Hurricanes

    Running Head: HURRICANES: THE 21ST CENTURY’S NEW THREAT? 1 Hurricanes: The 21st Century’s New Threat? Paul Greene Brian Wiseman Amy T. Swindell Oklahoma Wesleyan University Adult & Graduate Studies BMB014 Running Head: HURRICANES: THE 21ST CENTURY’S NEW THREAT? Table of Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS...

  12. The Big Bang Theory

    Hurricanes are tropical storms that can be very destructive and sometimes deadly. The birth of a hurricane requires at least three conditions. First, the ocean waters must be warm enough at the surface to put enough heat and moisture into the overlying atmosphere to provide the potential fuel for the...

  13. Hurricane floyd

    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...

  14. One World Essay Bullets NEWW 3333333

    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...

  15. 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...

  16. Project

    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. Hurricane Typhoon...

  17. Hurricane Katrina Research Paper

    Hurricane Katrina Hurricanes are powerful and dangerous storms that involve great rain and win. When a tropical storm has a wind speed greater than 75 miles per hour, it is considered a hurricane. The United States of America has dealt with many hurricanes that have cost a substantial amount of damage...

  18. 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...

  19. Global and Chinese Hurricane Booster Industry : Trends And Forecasts Development Analysis upto 2020

    Global and Chinese Hurricane Booster Industry, Market Research Report, Trends and Forecast Research 20102020 Kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh 57744444 Number of Pages - 150 Publish Date – Mar 2015 Stay With US According to a new market report published by Prof Research Reports Market...

  20. 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...

  21. SCI 275 Week 1 DQ 2

    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...

  22. Natural Disasters

    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. Since...

  23. 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook

    Corey MacBeth Donald Socha English 201 6 February 2015 Information on the Upcoming 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season and ENSO The 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will officially begin on June 1st, 2014 and end on November 30th, 2015. Like the previous few years, many weather agencies and atmospheric experts...

  24. Hurricane Preparedness Invitational Speech Outline

    2015 Topic reviewed: _____ Topic: Hurricane Preparedness Purpose: To invite Specific purpose: To invite my com. 2211 class about how to prepare for a hurricane Thesis: I like to invite you to explore with me three ways you can get prepared for a hurricane, First have a disaster kit put together...

  25. Hurricanes

    Hurricanes Hurricanes can cause damage that can last a life time. For example, Hurricane Katrina has affected hundreds of families till death with the loss of their loved ones. On the other hand when someone hears the word hurricane in Florida he or she immediately turns on the television or radio to...

  26. 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...

  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. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. Hurricanes

    Hurricanes A hurricane is one of the most severe storms areas in our country have to endure. They can easily damage millions of dollars of property and even kill anyone in their paths. A hurricane is a tropical low pressure area and has winds over 74 miles per hour (120 kilometers per hour). Hurricanes...