By: E.M.Robinson
A storm surge is the part of the hurricane or cyclone that has brought most of the death and destruction. Once a hurricane or cyclone is predicted for an area, the storm surge is the main reason why coastal areas are evacuated as storms approach...
By: T88
To say there will not be any benefits from global warming is just as closed minded as saying global warming is a myth. No one can predict with exact certainty how the conditions will be for EVERY location on Earth. Maybe some places will benefit...
By: W D Adkins
Each year, far out in the Atlantic Ocean, monsters are born. This region, stretching from the waters off the eastern United States and the Gulf of Mexico southeast to the eastern Atlantic, is where hurricanes begin.Hurricanes can only form over warm waterat least 27...
By: Victoria Dame
I am sitting here looking at the radar map for my state of Arkansas. I count four different tornado watch areas overlapping each other. The forecast for my area is thunderstorms after midnight tonight, so no sleeping for me. If you've never seen a tornado...
By: Harriet Lee
In spite of what is depicted in the media and is portrayed in children's cartoons being struck by lightning does not mean you will burst into flames. Clothes can however get shredded and hair may be singed but you will not burst into a ball...
By: Jane Allyson
Throughout the ages, mankind have evolved and manipulated their environment to the extent that they have become the most successful animals on the planet. However, the one thing that they have never been able to reckon with is the weather. It is a powerful and...
By: Tenebris
A tornado, also sometimes called a twister or cyclone, is basically a rapidly spinning column of air which has descended from a thunderstorm (cumulonimbus) cloud to connect with the ground. Before it connects, it is called a funnel cloud. Many funnel clouds never become tornadoes...
By: T88
The Earth's atmosphere is a complex system made up of centers of high and low pressure. These air masses interact to form sensible weather. In the upper atmosphere at mid to high latitudes these air masses interact in a complex process that produces what has...
By: Tenebris
While tornadoes are a severe weather phenomenon which can be found everywhere in the world except Antarctica, nearly all tornadoes occur in the middle latitudes of the world. In particular, roughly ninety percent of the world's tornadoes occur in the United States and to a...
By: E.M.Robinson
Imagine living in the vicinity of Niagara Falls where you can always hear the roar of the falls. Every waking hour, the sound of the Niagara in all its glory and magnitude is always there.Then late in March when usually the ice that has...

 

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