By: Pat Gray
How to survive a tornadoTornadoes are one of nature's most dangerous natural disasters - they're unpredictable, deadly and destructive, and every year people die because they don't know how to survive the storms or their aftermath. While there are no guarantees, there are several common-sense...
By: Gabriella Martin
Natural disasters, including hurricanes and tornadoes, appear to be becoming more common and more destructive. For 2011, the number of deaths attributed to a tornado is over five hundred. The knowledge of how to stay safe in and survive a tornado has become something every...
Hazards of the hurricanes
By: Lisa Herskowitz
The hazards of a hurricane can vary depending on whether you are inland, near the shore, on a boat on the ocean or on a boat on a lake or river. Although some of the hazards are common to all or more than one venue...
Hazards of the hurricanes
By: Sam Smart
Hurricanes can be deadly and costly. The traditional hurricane season that lasts from June through November is the time for people to watch out for any tropical cyclones that arrive from the Atlantic Ocean or the Caribbean. The common hazards from hurricanes include flooding, high...
How to prepare for a thunderstorm
By: Lisa Herskowitz
More than anything else, preparing for severe weather requires common sense. The principal concerns presented by thunderstorms are lightning, high winds and power outages. Prior to the storm, unplug any appliances or other electronic equipment that you will not be using during the storm. If...
2011 hurricane season predictions
By: Write-On
2011 Hurricane Season Predictions After America faced the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina; there has been an increased apprehension as each "Hurricane Season" approaches. Hurricane season in the Atlantic begins June 1st and ends November 30th. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season begins May 15th and...
Dangers of summer heat waves
By: Kimberly Napier
When summer comes, heat waves follow. Even though this is great for people with pools or who love to go to the beach, it can also be a dangerous time for being overcome by heat exhaustion or heat stroke. By following a few guidelines, these...
2011 hurricane season predictions
By: Matthew Olivieri
Hurricanes are one of the deadliest and catastrophic natural disasters that occur on Earth. Hurricane Katrina was one the worst disasters in human history, leaving more than 1,000 people dead and tens of thousands homeless. Predicting hurricane seasons is a difficult element to predict...
Dangers of summer heat waves
By: Volecia Plafcan
People have died as a result of intense summer heat, especially, old people who live alone. Body temperatures reach a drastic high causing hyperthermia, resulting in heat stroke. Old people who live alone should be seen about during heat waves. Some cities provide shelters for...
Dangers of summer heat waves
By: Christyl Rivers
Stay cool, it's a hot planet out there. In the present days of climate change, summers are hotter than ever before. Some very real dangers of rising temperatures include several deaths each year attributed to heat exhaustion, dehydration, heat stroke, and over exertion. There are...

 

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