They also cause extensive flooding. Category 4 hurricane winds range from 131-156 mph. Category 4 hurricanes start to cause catastrophic damage. They cause brutal flooding and this hurricane type begins to kill many people. Category 5 hurricanes are major storms that
Tornadoes are the most violent storms ever. They have caused deaths of many people. Then they also destroyed many buildings and acres of land. Many people are not friends with tornadoes as they sometimes destroy someone's business, and lead people's careers to an end. Also some people are just unlucky, because the country they live might have a lot of tornadoes.
74% of them are weak but they still have a significant effect on humans and nature. However the other 26% can be far more detrimental. Tornadoes are different to other natural disasters because they are confined to a small area. Although hurricanes may have a higher total density, the density of the energy in a tornado can be higher. Tornadoes typically kill 60-80 people per annum and injure more than 1500 people.
F1 is called a moderate tornados and there wind speeds are usually 73-112 miles per hour. There damage is usually just some roof shingles peeled back and some cars pushed off the road. F2 is known as a significant tornadoes, the wind speeds are up to 113-157 miles per hour. The F2 damage is roofs torn from houses and large trees snapped off. F3 is called a severe tornados and the wind speeds are 158-206 miles per hour.
Hurricane Irma Hurricanes appear and throw our world into chaos; over the years, hurricanes have caused extreme destruction all over the globe. In September, Hurricane Irma struck and removed everything in its path. Although the amount of destruction caused was devastating, precautions were taken to help save lives and avoid as much damage as possible. Hurricane Irma escalated quickly, yet humans still remain unsure on how to stop these storms from occurring. Irma originally was a tropical wave that was located off the coast of Africa.
INTRODUCTION As far as the world knows, tsunamis, earthquakes, hurricanes, flood, fire, etc, are the most dangerous and popular disasters which causes huge damage to mankind. But, blizzards are also disasters which causes loss of life and property similar to any other disaster. Blizzards are most common disaster in the North Eastern countries. They are nothing heavy and ferocious winter storms along with strong wind of about 40 miles per hour. Blizzard can last for two hours.
A catastrophic incident could result in sustained national impacts over a prolonged period of time; almost immediately exceeds resources normally available to state, local, tribal, and private-sector in the impacted area; and significantly interrupts government operations and emergency services to such an extent that national security will be threatened. (Reilly & Markenson, 2011, p.274) Analyze and explain real-life examples of disasters that overwhelmed a community, and its local resources. Evaluate and describe why an emergency management plan can fail. This deadly tornado destroyed the southwest side of Petersburg and quickly grew as it hit the historic district of Petersburg city. There were several very well maintained, multi-story brick buildings that were leveled to the ground as well as some parts of the historic decorative trains.
These also have been very dangerous elements like water spouts that can easily terminate any passing ship or plane and the Gulf Stream ocean current is very strong and is reported to move faster than 5 mph in some areas. This is more than sufficient enough to throw the sailors hundreds of miles off course as they do not know how to compensate for the current. A third reason could be careless sailors and other people. The coast guard in the Bermuda Triangle area get more than 8000 distress calls a year that is more than 20 a day. Most are sailors who have run out of gas or have encountered any foolish problem.
The Joplin Tornado was a very extreme F-5 tornado that killed and injured many people. To begin, the articles "The Evil Swirling Darkness" and the article "A Storm Chaser 's First-Hand Account of the Joplin Tornado" both give very different accounts of what happened the day of the tornado. One example of a difference between the two articles is how the second article talks a lot about how after the tornado had finished, there were no emergency responders that came to help the people who had experienced the tornado. The second article talks about this towards it 's end. Another difference between the two articles is that the storm chaser article talks about pulling people out from the rubble after the tornado took place.
The large amount of water flooding the country can destroy buildings, roads and infrastructure, and in the evacuation drop people off each other, gridlock occurs, power supply and telecommunications goes down and entire communities may be left marginalized in 1908 hit a tsunami Messina in southern Italy that killed 80,000 people . In 1998 hit Papua New Guinea by a tsunami that destroyed towns and killed about 2200 people and 26 December 2004 happens one of our greatest natural disaster when a large earthquake on the seabed in the Indian Ocean caused a massive tsunami that among other things affected the coasts Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and Indonesia. The destruction was catastrophic and at least 230,000 people lost their lives in the disaster, including 543 Swedish
There also could have been other factors such as a dry strike of lightning. But, the factor that caused it to burn out of control was the wind. That is now why Chicago is called the windy city. The effects the fire left on the city were tremendous. But, the effects left on its residents were even bigger.
Mapleton Iowa is located in the western part of Iowa. The Mapleton Iowa started off with heavy hail and really strong winds. The Mapleton Iowa caused damage and destruction. The Mapleton Iowa tornado “WIND DAMAGE IS CAUSED BY WINDS ESTIMATED AT 136 TO 165 MPH.” “Injured 14 people were injured” and “75% of the town destroyed”. About 600 plus homes were destroyed.
The beginning Category 3 hurricane sustained winds of 100-140 mph and stretched about 400 miles across. The hurricane itself dealt much damage but the afterwards flooding is what caused the most damage in the United States. Experts estimate that Hurricane Katrina caused more than $100 billion in damages. What is a storm surge? A storm surge is the rising of the sea as a result of atmospheric pressure changes and wind associated with a storm.
There is much more heat than could in Frisco. The rare ice storm does wreak havoc on roofs, though, during the winter. Even with all the heat and cold, the number one cause of a roof needing to be replaced is severe storms. Wind, hail, rain, hail, storms and of course hail. One of the things that makes hail so damaging to roofing in Frisco Texas is the size of the hail.