How dust devils form
By: Nayab Naseer
WHAT ARE DUST DEVILS?A dust devil is a strong, well-formed, and relatively long-lived whirlwind, ranging from half a meter wide and a few meters tall to over 10 meters wide and over 1000 meters tall. They resemble a funnel type chimney through which hot...
Characteristics of Cumulonimbus clouds
By: Philp Babitsky
Cumulonimbus clouds are high and dense, which are formed by instability in the atmosphere. These clouds are known to produce powerful weather effects such as storms. The clouds are classified as rising cloud types. The clouds form at around 3000 metres using convective updrafts, they...
By: Philp Babitsky
Dust devils, or tornadoes as they are sometimes mistaken to be are well formed, strong whirlling winds that have relatively long life spans. Their sizes range from as small as 0.5 metres wide with a height of about 10 metres, to as large as...
By: Imonikhe Ahimie
For the most part, clouds are a natural phenomena that occur on celestial bodies that are possessed of an atmosphere, so it will not come as a surprise that clouds occur on earth as well as on some of her sister planets in the solar...
The effect of weather on mental health
By: Joseph Malek
When a person is accustomed to a daily routine within its environment and when suddenly that daily routine or its environment abruptly changes the mental health of that person truly can be adversely affected. It is true that prolomged periods of cold, rainy or snowy...
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Resembling fluffy pieces of white cotton suspended in the sky, Cumulus clouds are very likely the most common types of clouds seen in the sky. When presented in clusters, bordering each other, they tickle our imagination making us see profiles of animals, monsters, dragons and...
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Bright white streaks suspended in the sky, Cirrus clouds are characterized by hair like filaments which may often resemble a fluctuating horses's tail and this is why they are often gently referred to as "mare tails". Cirrus clouds are very eye appealing clouds, their presence...
Characteristics of Cumulus clouds
By: April Knight
Does your child enjoy playing dress up or cops and robbers? Are you interested in introducing your child to another form of imagination?Clouds are a mystery in disguise. Did you ever look at the clouds and say, "Look mom, I see Inspector Gadget or...
The effect of weather on mental health
By: Olivia Kay
Looking out the window is something most of us do several times a day, in fact it's usually one of the first things we do in the morning after we pull ourselves from our beds to face the day ahead of us.Why do we...
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
The sun, the closest star of the sky, is more than our source of light. It provides heat, energy and acts as the main engine driving the atmosphere on our planet. The sun generates temperature variations so that basically, every weather phenomenon available on earth...

 

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