Can you believe that there are 800 tornadoes per year? Hurricanes and tornadoes are different in size, hurricanes are way bigger. Can you believe that hurricanes and tornadoes cause so much damage? Tornadoes have a cone shaped appearance. Hurricanes are really powerful and tornadoes aren 't as powerful.
Tornadoes and hurricanes can be compared by size, where they happen, and there appearance. First of all, hurricanes and tornadoes are huge! Hurricanes are a humongous storm surrounded by water sucking water up with wind and spitting out water flooding cities. Hurricanes can reach 300 miles in width and 9 miles in height (Source 4)! Tornadoes are incredibly tremendous.
The tallest it has gotten before is 7 miles. Tornadoes form in a very interesting way. Mainly tornadoes form from thunderstorms. The tornadoes form when warm air and cold air mix. The warm moist air comes from the Gulf of Mexico and the cold air comes from Canada.
In addition, over 11,000 residents lost power because of the strong winds downing powerlines and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport canceled over 40 flights, with others being delayed an average of 20 minutes. Strong winds are expected to continue through today and temperatures are expected to only be in the 40s, but feel like 30s because of the wind chill. Weather System heading for New England As of Friday the storm system will be dissipating, but will still be carrying enough punch to cause high winds with gusts of up to 60 mph and dump several inches of wet snow in the Lake Superior area. Snow is expected with flurries and lowered visibility throughout a large swath of the Northern states and lower Great Lakes region. The National Weather Service continues to watch the storm closely and assess and damage caused.
“After the air has risen to a certain height, the wind turns the raising air forcing it to rotate. This rotating column of air spins down to the ground, causing a tornado” (“what Causes Tornadoes?”). Typically, thunderstorms will develop in warm, moist air ahead of the storm system, causing the storm to produce a tornado. “In a thunderstorm, the tornado begins as a circulation several thousands of feet above the ground and slowly descends to the ground” (“TORNADOES”). Commonly, you don’t see tornadoes in the fall or winter months, but in the spring and summer months tornadoes begin to appear.
Tornadoes are the most violent storm and there dangers are life threating in during a tornado on the path of the tornado after it pass is called a damage path depend on what type of tornadoes for a EF0 tornadoes the damages only do small damage to small trees and branches roofs peeled off on homes and shallow rooted trees toppled down for a EF0 the wind speed is only 65-85 mph and show a small damage path. Some of the damage of moderate tornadoes like the EF1 has a more significant damage in roofing, window, and exteriors doors and overturn and badly damage mobile homes the wind speed of an EF1 Tornadoes is 86-110 mph. An EF2 Tornadoes has more considerable damage you mostly see roofs torn off well-constructed homes and move and shifted of their foundation mobile homes are completely destroyed large tree snapped or uprooted cars can be tossed like toys with wind speed in EF2 IS 111-135mph. But the most severest tornadoes are the EF3 Tornadoes with damages that are unbelievable entire stories of well-constructed homes destroy big significant damage are done to large buildings and homes with weak foundations can be blown away large and small trees begin to break there breaks the wind speed in a EF3 is 136-165mph. This very close to the most second destructive tornadoes ever a EF4 with wind speed of 166-200mph this is
Which 40% of the houses, farms, livestock are destroyed during Valdivia earthquakes, also they are 1,655 people dead, 3,000 injured, 2,000,000 homeless and $550 million damage. So for the Alaska earthquake, are also known as the Great Alaskan Earthquake, the Portage Earthquake and the Good Friday Earthquake. This earthquakes is a largest earthquake that happened in North America and the second most powerful earthquake recorded in history. Which the earthquakes event are killed 131 people, and 119 people are die because of tsunami while this damage are cost $311 million in 1964
On May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado tore through Joplin, Missouri, killing 161 people and causing over 1,000 injuries as the powerful storm destroyed over 2,000 buildings, making it the deadliest single tornado on record in the U.S. since 1950. The afternoon was hot and humid on May 22, 2011, resulting in a supercell thunderstorm that was tracked from extreme southeast Kansas into far southwest Missouri. This storm along with others generated additional tornadoes, wind damage and flash flooding across far southwest Missouri. The Joplin Tornado consisted of winds in excess of 200 mph, was ¾ of a mile wide, and had a track lasting six miles. At 5:17 p.m. local time, a tornado warning was implemented by the the NWS Springfield Weather Forecast Office.
The Bubonic Plague, decimated nearly sixty percent of Europes entire population in the middle of the 14th century. Leaving nothing but death in its tracks, the bubonic plague derived the name the Black Death. Cases of this deathly plague were first reported in 1347, and gradually increased as the disease began to flourish from city to city. During this time, temperatures in Europe had significantly dropped, the heavy rainfall created widespread crop failures, which forced peasants to migrate towards heavily populated cities, just to survive. The population in urban areas soon tripled, as over crowding and severe poverty began to take place.
Pollution is the presence into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects.Planes can fly at fantastic speed with no apparent effort, carrying thousands of pound of aluminum and consuming a massive amount of fossil fuel. They dump that amount of fuel and dangerous pollution over our homes and in our atmosphere every day. And this problem will only continue to grow over the years that came. The author Jesse Haff, from the article “Issue Briefing: Impacts of Airplane Pollution on Climate Change and Health”, admitted that airplanes”have three major problems- they are inefficient, really big, and run on toxic fuels.”Airplanes take up so much levels of energy consumption and carbon emission by burning large quantities of toxic jet fuel. Which can cause aviation on global warming.