By: Unairab Mohmad
There are a number of different types of snow such as corn snow, crud, crust, powder, packed powder, slush, loose granular, wet granular and frozen granular. Power, crud, crust, slush, and ice are respectively levels of snow meltdown. Snow is not merely just frozen water...
By: Unairab Mohmad
Climatology is the scientific study of climate. Climatology is also a study which covers a fairly longer time period in comparison to meteorology which is the study of climate of a short-termed nature. A wind map is generally a depiction of the scale and the...
By: Unairab Mohmad
Wind generally flows from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure. There are a number of factors that affect wind direction and speed; the Coriolis force, friction, Rossby waves, pressure gradient, intensity of sunshine, and earth’s temperature control wind movements...
By: Unairab Mohmad
Delayed summer monsoon is seen as a massive disappointment in the countries of South-Asian region due to their high agricultural nature. India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Burma, and among others are the prominent countries that get severely damaged by monsoon delays. India in particular is estimated...
Knowing the signs of heat exhaustion
By: Allen Gates
It is important to know the signs of heat exhaustion because it could be a critical factor in saving a life. Every year there are deaths reported because of overexposure to heat. It is important to not let your body temperature rise too much because...
By: Kat Centeno
A hurricane is a strong storm system with damaging and violent winds accompanied with torrential rains. Hurricanes can develop in the Atlantic, Pacific and the Indian Ocean. Other countries may refer to it as typhoon and tropical cyclone. How does a hurricane form?A hurricane...
An overview on types of lightning
By: Bill Georato
Types of Lightning We’ve all had the experience looking out the window and seeing the flash in the sky and hearing the roar of thunder. What was that flash? It was lightning. The most common occurrences of lightning are during thunderstorms, although it can...
Tips for travel during hurricane season
By: Allen Gates
In the US the hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The Atlantic hurricane zone includes the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean, and the US Atlantic Coast. The best way to have a successful trip is to get insured, have emergency supplies, and...
What is the Saffir-Simpson Scale?
By: Annalou Mack
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale was developed in 1971 by Herbert Saffir, a civil engineer in Coral Gables, Florida. Dr. Robert Simpson, director of the National Hurricane Center at that time, made additions and it became known as the Saffir-Simpson Scale. It was introduced to the...
Why you should never drive in a flood
By: Allen Gates
There are many undesirable outcomes that result from driving on flooded streets. Your car can get damaged or you could stall out and end up stranded in a pool of rising water. Even if you manage to not get stuck, there is still the possibility...

 

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