Why are there more thunderstorms in the summer?
By: Annalou Mack
A little knowledge about how thunderstorms develop will give a better understanding of why more thunderstorms occur in the warm summer months. The two things needed to cause a thunderstorm are moisture and rapidly rising warm air. The time of the year we are most...
By: Janet Grischy
Florida, the sunshine state, has the most lightning and thunder of any place in the U.S. A warm peninsula between two bodies of water, it gets an abundance of two things that fuel thunderstorms. Warm air rises off the land, and moisture sweeps in...
Why storm surge alone doesn't cause flooding
By: Unairab Mohmad
Storm surges are caused when strong winds push seawater towards the coast. Humanity has been witnessing the flooding phenomenon ever since civilization began. There are different types of flood; for example slow river floods, lake floods, flash floods, river floods, rain floods, and coastal floods...
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...

 

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