• Hurricanes
    Hurricanes A hurricane is a powerful, rotating storm that forms over warm oceans near the Equator. Another name for a hurricane is a tropical cyclone. Hurricanes have strong, rotating winds (at least 74 miles per hour or 119 kilometers per hour), a huge amount of rain, low air pressure...
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  • Storm Water Mitigation
    compacted lawn areas allowing the storm water runoff to soak into the ground instead of flowing into storm drains. Rain gardens decrease the amount of pollution entering into creeks and streams by 30 percent. Rain gardens are usually located near a drainage pipe or a roof. The benefits of rain gardens...
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  • The Climate Change Impacts South East Asia’s Food Security
    temperatures from global warming continue to cause the pressure that results in monsoon storms continues to rise, the more intense the rains and winds will become. As the rains and the winds intensify a number of serious complications can occur. Almost half of the world's population lives...
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  • Heavy rains still expected in Mindanao, although LPA unlikely to become a storm
    Heavy rains still expected in Mindanao, although LPA unlikely to become a storm Chances of the low pressure area (LPA) in Mindanao becoming a storm in the next two or three days remain low due to the Amihan winds, PAGASA said.The LPA also remains to be in land. But on Friday, it might go through...
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  • Storm of a Woman
    that is creating quite the color show. “The growl of thunder was distant and passing away. The rain beat softly upon the shingles, inviting to them to drowsiness and sleep. But they dare not yield.” (Chopin, 420) Finally, as quickly as the storm struck, the storm slowly begins to calm. The...
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  • Symbolism in "The Storm"
    scares Calixta. This causes her to throw herself into Alcée’s arms for protection. While they are in the throes of passion, the rain reaches its full force. By the time Alcée and Calixta have finished their affair, the rain has stopped and the storm has moved on. It seems as though the rain has washed...
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  • Hurricane notes
    produces very high winds and torrential rain. Wind speeds exceed 118km/h and in the most powerful storms have been known to reach 300 km/h Rainfall is almost continuous throughout the storms but is heaviest near the centre. Hurricanes vary from 80 to 650 km in width Move generally westwards often on...
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  • to build a fire by jack london
    helps motivate the protagonist towards their actions. Bibi and Bobinot are forced to wait in the store because of the heavy rain, and Alcee asks Calixa if he can wait on the porch until the storm passes. In both instances the characters are prone to act as they did due to the natural environment...
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  • Weather/Meteorology
    screens and windows. Ice storms are a very intracate type of weather. It needs certain things to happen and the ice/snow has many forms. An ice storm is usually used to describe occasions when damaging accumulations of ice are expected during freezing rain situations. These accumulations of ice...
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  • Summer Weather in Canada
    Freezing Rain X Rain Showers One storm covering thousands of square kilometres 10 Severe Weather Lead Times • Summer Severe Weather (severe thunderstorms, tornadoes etc..) minutes to hours • Winter Severe Weather (heavy snow, freezing rain, strong winds etc..) – hours to days 11...
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  • Poem Commentary "Before Summer Rain"
    Poem Commentary: Before Summer Rain A storm can provoke many emotions in a person. Rainer Maria Rilke in his poetry cleverly insinuates themes of nature, religion, and childhood, from a personal aspect to a collective one. The poem, Before Summer Rain, describes the narrator’s experience of the...
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  • Hydrology
    as emergency officials braced for heavy rains. A flash flood warning remained in effect for flood-prone areas for four days; it was ultimately discontinued on October 3. Figure 1 showing the tracking system of Tropical storm Nicole This paper is aimed at in sighting readers on the impact of...
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  • Winter Storm
    sleet, or a rainstorm where ground temperatures are cold enough to allow ice to form (i.e. freezing rain). In temperate continental climates, these storms are not necessarily restricted to the winter season, but may occur in the late autumn and early spring as well. Very rarely, they may form in...
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  • Description of a Thunderstorm
    shakily as the pouring rain crashed down upon it. I ran into the house. The storm was in full swing. Flashes of lightning lit up the darkened sky followed by cracks of thunder as though in reply. Some flashes of lightning came dangerously close to our house. The following cracks of thunder were...
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  • My Mother Never Worked
    David Spencer Smith Mrs. Spears English 11 AP February 19, 2010 “The Storm” Title: The Storm Author: Kate Chopin Background: Chopin moved to Louisiana with her husband in 1870 and was immersed into the Creole culture. When her husband died suddenly in 1882, Chopin was left to...
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  • The Storm
    story this is described with the still leaves, which give Bibi a feeling that it is going to rain. The storm is approaching and Bobinôt points out to his son that the dark clouds are “rolling with sinister intention from the west, accompanied by a sudden, threatening roar”(99). Meanwhile, Calixta is...
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  • Ode to Fall
    I see the clouds rolling in and oh how it looks like rain And it is always I fight for the welcome change When it rains it pours on this heart of mine So, I take the storms I feel to her each time. But I know she has lived under her own pouring rain Yet under her water her heart...
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  • The Storm
    not stayed at the store if they had not seen the clouds rolling in. If Bobinot and Bibi had not seen the storm coming around, they would have been at home when Calixta’sex-flame stopped by their house to also seek shelter from the rain. The setting influences the characters behavior toward each...
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  • Asfgt
    the storm came forward, I saw a curtain of rain approaching. Next thing I knew, the storm was right above me. The roof of my house rattled shakily as the rain started to crash upon it. The storm was in full swing. Flashes of lightning lit up the darkened sky followed by cracks of thunder in reply...
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  • 2008 Hurricanes
    as it slowly began to churn around Puerto Rico and Hispaniola, while leaving behind heavy rains and widespread flooding and damage across the islands all while the system was still undeveloped as a name storm. On September 22, flood warnings had been posted and announced in Puerto Rico and the...
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