By: Susan Klatz Beal
Between June 1st and November 30th of each year, people living in areas that are likely to be affected by hurricanes must prepare themselves for anything that the hurricane season may thrust their way. Hurricane readiness is something that cannot be done at the last...
How do hurricanes form?
By: Daniel Alden
Everyone knows the destructive force of a hurricane. They have the power to pull houses off of their foundation, sweep cars away and destroy almost anything in their path. With all the destruction in mind, few people stop to think about what a hurricane actually...
What was Project Stormfury?
By: Cynthia Wall
If Donald Duck can chop up clouds in his bi-plane and move them over a dry farm and Superman can create hurricane force winds with a simple exhalation, why then can’t ordinary man control the forces of hurricanes? That was the goal of Project...
By: Susan Klatz Beal
Hurricane season begins on June 1st and ends on November 30. During that time, people who live in areas that are susceptible to hurricanes must be ever vigilant because of the possibility of a hurricane. Being able to stay safe through the entire season is...
By: Terrence Aym
According to two research scientists the mystery of vanished ships and airplanes in the region dubbed "The Bermuda Triangle" has been solved.Step aside outer space aliens, time anomalies, submerged giant Atlantean pyramids and bizarre meteorological phenomena ... the "Triangle" simply suffers from an acute case...
By: Susan Klatz Beal
Modern technology and advances in the prediction and forecasting of hurricanes, including the track and potential intensity have helped weather experts and local television and radio meteorologists warm people about potential hurricanes that may be headed their way. These advance warning systems and knowledge about...
By: Paula Jacobs
Hurricanes are among the most violent storms on Earth. Depending on their geographic location, they are also known as typhoons or cyclones, but they all form the same way. The scientific term for hurricane, typhoon and cyclone is 'tropical cyclone'. The tropical cyclones that form...
By: Susan Klatz Beal
Hurricanes are one of nature's fiercest and potentially most devastating forces. They can be fickle, and their paths and intensity can be uncertain and unpredictable at times. In spite of all of this uncertainty and unpredictability, it is necessary to find some means by which...
By: Lenna Gonya
In a city partially below sea level, a lot of people were not surprised that most of the city flooded under the effects of the massive hurricane Katrina. However, few people expected that 75% of the city would be flooded when levees failed, one by...
By: Lenna Gonya
The hurricane that shook Haiti in January of 2010, killed over 200,000 and left over a million more homeless. The initial quake was followed by 50 plus aftershocks that continued to wreak devastation on what structures were left. A major hurricane at this time...

 

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