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Storms and Hurricanes

Stuart Atkinson

Storms and Hurricanes

by Stuart Atkinson

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Usborne Understanding Geography

ContributionsGary Bines (Illustrator), Ian Jackson (Illustrator)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7601662M
ISBN 10061374389X
ISBN 109780613743891

Atlantic and eastern Pacific storms are called hurricanes, from the West Indian huracan ("big wind"), whereas western Pacific storms are called typhoons, from the Chinese taifun, "great wind." The primary energy source for a tropical cyclone is . About National Geographic Readers: Storms! Storms are SCARY! But it’s cool to understand what’s going on when Mother Nature gets angry. Why does the wind howl? Why does it rain for days? How do rivers overflow? Thunder and lightening, monsoons, hurricanes, tornadoes the facts and photos in this book will blow you away!

  It’s hurricane season! And we’ve been talking about hurricanes, tropical storms, and tropical depressions with the kids lately. We even got to review a Hurricane Lapbook a few weeks back.. As part of our hurricane studies, I put together a list of kids’ books about hurricanes that are awesome for introducing this topic to children and explaining it in an interesting way. Hurricanes and tropical storms are given names to help people identify them. Scientists refer to hurricanes and storms by name as they track them across the ocean. Before , hurricanes were not given official names. From through , hurricanes were only given female names, like Isabel, Camille, Claudette, and Wilma. Beginning in

The Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale (SSHWS), formerly the Saffir–Simpson hurricane scale (SSHS), classifies hurricanes – Western Hemisphere tropical cyclones – that exceed the intensities of tropical depressions and tropical storms – into five categories distinguished by the intensities of their sustained winds. "Sea of Storms provides the most comprehensive synthesis of the history of hurricanes to date, not just for the Caribbean but for the extended realm of the greater Caribbean."—Liz Skilton, Journal of American History "Sea of Storms is a book of Braudelian ambition by a master of the trade. The story is as engrossing as it is momentous.".


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Weather For Kids Book On Storms: Hurricanes, Tornados, Blizzards, Thunderstorms & Much More” author Leanne Annett walks through a variety of extreme weather events and storms. This is Leanne's second book in the "Kids Nature Books Series". The book is full of color images to clearly show what each of the extreme weather events is/5(22).

Hurricanes: Earth’s Mightiest Storms is an excellent children's nonfiction book about hurricanes that will appeal to nine- to fourteen-year-olds. Spectacular black & white and color photographs, maps, satellite images, and weather.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. Features significant updates and information on recent weather phenomena and the devastation and loss that resulted. Hurricanes Andrew, Dean, Felix, Gilbert, and Wilma are covered in detail, as well as the most destructive and deadly tropical cyclone witnessed in the United States in the last 50 years, Hurricane Katrina.

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The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th. * Spanish translations, when available, are courtesy of the NWS San Juan Weather Forecast Office.

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[Emily Bone; Paul Weston] -- A fantastic addition to the popular Beginners series, providing clear, easy-to-follow explanations of why different storms happen, including blizzards, hailstorms, thunderstorms and tornadoes. Get this from a library. Storms and hurricanes. [Kathy Gemmell; Andy Dixon; Gary Bines; Ian Jackson] -- With the aid of satellite images, this book looks at both the causes and catastrophic effects of the world's most exciting weather.

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With Foreword by Herbert Saffir, Rediscovering Hurricanes is an entertaining and informative book on hurricanes. It is a book that offers a fascinating examination of Hurricanes and its impact on extensive areas of our planet.

It also provides an introspective look at Hurricanes and how they have influenced regional and world : Wayne Neely. These storms are called typhoons when they occur in the western Pacific Ocean, and cyclones in the Indian and southern Pacific Oceans.

Most hurricanes happen between June 1 and November Warmer water temperatures are one reason there are more hurricanes in the summer.

Learn about hurricanes in depth. The hurricane season was one of the most active on record, with 22 major hurricanes in the Northern Hemisphere in under three months, and also saw seriously devastating Atlantic storms.Hurricanes are big storms. They form over the ocean. They can move toward land.

Hurricanes bring lots of wind and rain. Hurricanes are spinning storms. Hurricanes: Spinning Storms. We noticed that you have a pop-up blocker or ad blocker installed on your browser. This may be stopping the print version from appearing.