The effect of weather on mental health
By: Nayab Naseer
Weather has a profound effect on human health and well-being. People generally perform at their best when they are not under stress from the surroundings, and that includes the weather.People generally feel low at times of summer heat or winter cold, and high during...
Geography and formation characteristics of Nor'easters
By: DianeD
Violent storms that possess particular, identifiable characteristics are sometimes known by specific names. This is true of tornadoes, hurricanes, and Nor'easters. The name Nor'easter denotes a storm originating from strong northeasterly winds.Nor'easters usually develop as a storm system in the Midwest or southern Gulf...
Characteristics of Cirrocumulus clouds
By: Philp Babitsky
Cirrocumulus clouds are of a high altitude, that form around all latitudes of the planet, usually during winter time, at the heights between 5,000 and 12,000 metres. Cirrocumulus clouds usually signify strong convection and include droplets of liquid water that are in supercooled...
How the Sun affects weather patterns on Earth
By: Nayab Naseer
The Sun is a burning ball of mostly gaseous hydrogen with a surface temperature of 6000 degrees centigrade, large enough to hold a million Earths. The importance of the sun rests on the fact that it warms the surface of an otherwise cold and lifeless...
A look at how weather affects populations
By: Nayab Naseer
Weather is the state of the air at a particular place and time - warm or cold, wet or dry, cloudy or windy or the likes. Climate is the normal pattern of weather experienced in a particular area over a long period.The weather and...
A look at how weather affects populations
By: T Marie Allman
Weather has tremendous effect on the populations of earth. All species have been shaped by experiences related to weather conditions. From the last Ice Age to modern-day global warming, weather trends have had an impact on the world's flora and fauna. Displacement, changes in physical...
Characteristics of Altocumulus clouds
By: Philp Babitsky
Altocumulus which in Latin means mid-heap, are mid-range clouds that are created between the heights of 2000 metres and 6000 metres. The clouds are typically grey or white in colour and form in patches, layers, bands, rolls, waves, etc. The clouds are present in groups...
By: Philp Babitsky
Cirrus clouds are those pleasant thin, feather like, wispy like strands, comprised together with multiple tufts, that you see on a cool day. These clouds are usually no numerous that they are often indistinguishable from one another, thus forming a sheet called cirrostratus. Also at...
What's the deadliest area of the United States for weather?
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Devouring tornadoes gulping up everything on their path. Damaging hurricanes with winds up to 100 miles per hour. Severe thunderstorms along with dangerous flash floodings. These are just a few examples of how severe the weather can get in the United States. While such descriptions...
By: Philp Babitsky
Cirrus clouds are the usual fluffy and wispy clouds that we are so used to seeing everyday. They form at a height of about 5,500 metres and are about a quarter of all clouds formed at any one time on the planet. Due to...

 

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