Although an avalanches can take place (given the required environment) on any slope, certain locations and certain times of the year are usually more hazardous than others. Most avalanches are likely to happen during wintertime, chiefly from December to April. However, fatalities due to avalanches happen all year. Only thing that is needed for an avalanche to form is a large bulk of snow and a slope for it to slide down. There are avalanches on many scales, from small to large.
he Great Blizzard of 88 Our natural hazard is blizzards. Blizzards are a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility. Blizzards can form when warm air must rise over cold air. There are two ways this can occur when winds pulls cold air toward the equator from the poles and it brings warm air toward the poles from the equator. Cold and warm air brought together forms and precipitation occurs.
A positive side of the having cold weather was that diseases wouldn’t spread easily. Even though the New England Colonies didn’t have a good land, they still had a big forest that was an advantage for them. In the Middle colonies, the weather they experienced was considered a good climate. In the Middle colonies, they had hot, longer summers and cold winters. There were good coastal harbors for shipping and land was ideal for agriculture.
One of the most striking differences between the North and South was the climate and geography. In the North, there are long, cold winters, while in the South there were short, cool winters. In addition, the South had great soil, which made farming easier. However, in the North, the rocky soil made farming very challenging. So, instead of farming, the North stuck to trading.
When the wind begins to nip at your face, when the sky becomes a light grey, when all life seems to be hidden away, one knows that there is a high chance of snow. Plants seem to lose their color and become as barren as that of the sky. Animals and humans seem to burrow up from the cold weather outside. But one can only anticipate the white flurry substance coming from the sky. Snow is a magical thing.
The 120,000 square-mile area the Dust Bowl destroyed was Kansas, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado. The Dust Bowl was a name given to the Great Plains region that was struck with a drought in the 1930’s. Before the Depression, many of the farmers in the Great Plains were over producing wheat due to the war. Farmers plowed more land and removed grass in order to make more room for their crops. Then the Depression hit and the demand for wheat decreased.
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.
The Plains winds whipped across the fields raising billowing clouds of dust to the sky’s. The skies could darken for days, and even the most well sealed homes could have a thick layer of dust on furniture. In some places the dust would drift like snow, covering
The cold and dry winters and the warm and moist air from the summers are because South Korea is affected by the Asian monsoon regime. The cold air masses from the Asian continent prevail and the moist and warm air masses from the Southeastern Asia countries. In the middle of summer and at the very beginning of autumn, South Korea can be affected by typhoons. The typhoons are accompanied by large amounts of rainfall and strong winds, and usually produce the greatest damage on the south coast at cities such as Busan, which is the second largest
Ice erosion can take place in two forms, either when ice movies or when water seeps into pores of the glaciers and freezes, expanding and breaking rocks that are inside of the glaciers or next to. When the ice moves it can often create friction with rocks near it or it can move large sediments at the base. Gravity simply causes weathered particles to move by falling lower until they reach another and lower
Two factors that affect Nashville’s climate are the proximity to water and the urban island effect. The Cumberland River, which winds through the heart of Nashville, is one factor that affects Nashville’s climate. The Cumberland River begins in Harlan County, KY and flows for 688 miles before joining with the Ohio River northwest of Paducah, KY. Water bodies provide a source of moisture for the land masses and have a moderating affect on the climates of the land masses near them. In the summer the water from the Cumberland River acts like an air conditioner to keep the air temperatures cool and in the winter, the water acts like a heater to keep the temperatures from getting too cold.
The average temperatures from December 2014 to February 2015 in the South were near average; on the other hand, the North was below average (Weather). When it snows in the North, a lot of older people migrate to the South, where it is nice and warm, and they are called snowbirds. Even though the North and South make up the United States, the people differ in many ways. The great debate about the differences, and what states are better will continue until the end of time. The North has their pros of living, and the South does too.
The Canadian Shield region gets up to 200-300 mm of rain in summer, and about 1250-1500mm of snow in winter. The climate in this region can be described as having longer winters and shorter summers. There is a wide variety of wildlife in the canadian shield landform. Some of these animals include the Peregrine Falcon, the Golden Eagle, Barren Ground Caribou, and the Arctic Fox. These animals live in this region because they can stand the cooler
One reason is of the Pacific Ocean being so nearby. The Pacific Ocean causes the town to have snow either on extremely rare occasions or not at all. This also causes there to be fog constantly. Another reason is climate. Due to its geography, Mendocino experiences mostly dry summers and cold winters