Tropical Storms and Hurricanes. (Some Names of Hurricanes: (Mitch: 22…
Tropical Storms and Hurricanes.
the saffir simpson scale is used to measure the power of a storm
tornados and water spouts
house and vehicle damage
people have to live in temporary housing
country has to pay all damages so potential rise in tax or loans
Normally at about 10-15mph.
Can get up to highs of 40mph.
Where can they be found.
Coasts of South East-Asia.
Mexico, Also some Pacific Islands.
Some Names of Hurricanes:
Mitch: 22 October 1998 – 9 November 1998
Irene: 21 August 2011 – 28 August 2011
Katrina: 23 August 2005 – 31 August 2005
Matthew: 28 September 2016 – 10 October 2016
Longest Ever Hurricane
John: Lasted 31 days.
11 August 1994 – 10 September 1994
How do they start.
They begin to form over the warm moistures of the Pacific andAtlantic oceans As the moisture evaporates it rises until enormous amounts of heated moist air are twisted high in the atmosphere.