Free Essays on Hurricane

  1. 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...

  2. Petlls

    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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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,...

  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. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Hurricanes and their effects on Louisiana: a paper about coastal erosion on the coasts of Louisiana

    and that is hurricanes. One need only look through back issues of newspapers or talk to life long residents to know the fear that a major hurricane can bring. Some of the more deadly in the past were Hurricane Camille, Hurricane Betsy, Hurricane Andrew, the Cheniere Caminanda Hurricane, the Isle Dernieres...

  15. 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...

  16. Hurricane Sandy

    HURRICANE SANDY Hurricane Sandy was a tropical cyclone that devastated portions of the Caribbean, Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States in late October 2012. The eighteenth named storm and tenth hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, Sandy was the largest Atlantic hurricane on record...

  17. 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...

  18. Hurricanes

    Hurricanes By Jarry Ahmad Hurricanes are very dangerous and catastrophic storms. They are caused when warm, moist air over the ocean rises up from near the surface and creates low air pressure above the water. The high air pressure from the surrounding areas fills in where the low air pressure...

  19. Hurricane Katrina RAUL

    Hurricane Katrina 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 several damages...

  20. HurricanesbyAndrewHart

      Hurricanes by: Andrew Hart       Top image:​Hurricane forming over the ocean Bottom image: ​ 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. Hurricane Katrina

    4th 2013 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...

  27. Hurricanes

    Hurricanes and their Effects on Buildings and Structures in the Caribbean by Tony Gibbs, Director, CEP Note: This paper was presented at the USAID/OAS PGDM building inspector training workshop, held in Antigua in January 2001. The figures referenced in this document can be viewed by selecting the individual...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...