Essay On Hurricanes

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Hurricane: “A large tropical storm system with high-powered circular winds. ” ( Hurricanes are known to have changed our lives. Mostly, for worse. Hurricanes cause severe flooding from their high wind speeds. From our hurricane sandy experience, we can see that hurricanes tear down houses and buildings that are very precious to us. They can take down things that are not sheltered and things that are sheltered. They also flood places because of the rainfall that they cause. However, hurricanes can also help us by replenishing inland plant life, bringing rainfall to areas that need it, and provide a global heat balance. (“5 Things Hurricanes Can Do That Are Actually Good.” The Weather Channel). Hurricanes begin as tropical storms over the warm waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Overall, hurricanes have changed lives. Hurricanes are known to form over the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans near the equator. Hurricanes start as air …show more content…

It is deemed the deadliest natural disaster in the U.S. history. It took down thirty-six hundred buildings. “Although the history of the hurricane’s track and its intensity are not fully known, U.S. Weather Bureau forecasters were aware of the tropical system as early as August 30, 1900.” ( Staff. “1900 Galveston Hurricane.”, A&E Television Networks, 2009, ) This is probably because of the fact that since it happened so long ago and there wasn’t enough technology to even know exactly what happened. This makes the hurricane fascinating because if you did not live there at the time, then you probably do not know what happened. The highest measured wind speed for the great storm of 1900 was 100 mph which was more than ever experienced at the time. This made people who were alive not very prepared for what happened and they didn’t know if their family members were even

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