• 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, thunder and lightning...
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  • Storm Water Mitigation
    Storm Water Mitigation JoAnn Westerberg SCI/275 May 23, 2010 Sheryl Gray Storm Water Mitigation While driving to work during a rainstorm, I noticed how much rainwater was pooling on city streets. Many roads become flooded because of the amount of rainfall and the inability of the storm drains...
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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 the...
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  • The Climate Change Impacts South East Asia’s Food Security
    intensity of storms. Global warming is believed to be responsible for numerous storms across the world intensifying. Global warming is believed to be causing more severe hurricanes, floods, and now monsoon season. As the temperatures across the globe continue to rise the intensity of the monsoon storms is continuing...
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  • Seamen Stranded.
    through the air brining giant clouds of rain and thunder. The sky darkens in the blink of an eye. The dark grey clouds blot out the sunlight, creating a shadow. A storm at sea is like a wild tiger. One can never truly know when the animal will strike. When the storm emerges the sky reshapes itself from...
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  • Storm of a Woman
    Before reading “The Storm,” by Kate Chopin, my interpretation of a storm was one of violence and anger. A storm blows things away, damages buildings, breaks trees in half, and in some instances can physically harm a human. After reading Chopin’s short story however, a new kind of storm was introduced to...
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  • The Storm
    The Storm “The Storm” is a short story by Kate Chopin, about the sexual relationship between two people, adultery and its effect on two families. The main character is Calixta, wife of Bobinôt, and mother of a four-year-old boy named Bibi. She has a romantic history with Alcée, who is now married to...
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  • Hydrology
    duration is how long the rain lasts. Topography, soil conditions, and ground cover also play important roles. Flooding that is sudden and unexpected is referred to as flash flooding. It is usually caused by slow-moving thunderstorms or heavy rains from hurricanes and tropical storms that deposit an extraordinary...
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  • Symbolism in "The Storm"
    Symbolism in “The Storm” “The Storm”, written by Kate Chopin in 1898, examines the uncontrollable desires of a young wife, lured into the arms of her past lover as her husband and son are caught in a storm. Bobinôt and four-year-old Bibi are running errands when the storm suddenly hit. Bobinôt’s...
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  • to build a fire by jack london
    English 115 21 November 2013 A Perfect Setting for the Right Sensual Moment in The Storm Although there are many other possible times and places for the protagonists Calixta and Alcee of Kate Chopin’s fiction story “The Storm” - to meet intimately; one particular setting that the author chooses suites...
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  • Hurricane notes
    Powerful tropical storm Activities: 1a) b) Main features of hurricane: Can claim an average of 20 000 lives each year and cause immense damage to property, vegetation and shipping. It rotates around an area of intense low pressure and produces very high winds and torrential rain. Wind speeds...
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  • Asfgt
    The Storm This unexpected night of chaos started one afternoon on a warm and humid fall day. I was taking a nap, after a long day at school. I was sound asleep in a deep dream. I was dreaming about going shopping in the New York City, and how I randomly met a celebrity at one of the stores I was...
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  • Weather/Meteorology
    more rare basis. Weather is a very broad topic but can be broken down. In my composition, I will explain three types of weather: Lightning, Ice Storms, and Hurricanes. The reson I chose these three topics is to inform people about the different types of weather. Some of it we may already know. ...
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  • Description of a Thunderstorm
    no hint of rain. It was just a pleasant warm evening, which was very normal. Then I heard a distant rumble of thunder. It was so faint that I thought I might have imagined it. Gradually the rumbling became more distinct. I looked towards the sky and still could not see any hint of rain. White clouds...
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  • Mr. S Balaji Kumar
      SEVERE THUDERSTORMS – OBSERVATIONAL AND REGIONAL MODELING (STORM) OVER NORTH-EASTERN REGION (NER) OF INDIA [STORM‐2010 OVER GUWAHATI]  OBSERVATIONAL REPORT SUBMITTED TO      MINISTRY OF EARTH SCIENCES GOVERNMENT OF INDIA BLOCK 12, CGO COMPLEX, LODHI ROAD NEW DELHI 110003          By Department...
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  • The Storm
    “The Storm” In the story “The Storm”, I believe the physical setting plays a large part. The storm begins to occur during the day and we know this because it is bright enough for Bobinot to notice the change in the clouds, and also because at the end of the story it states that the storm was over...
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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 raise...
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  • In the time of the Butterflies Lit analysis
    dance. The events of the party are mirrored by the weather's progression to a rain storm. It is acknowledged that it has been raining on and off for days, not down pouring but light rain that creates anticipation for the real storm. In this setting the reader sees Minerva discover the letters from Lio and...
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  • How the Storm Water System Revalues the Residential Area „Augustenborg“?
    How the storm water system revalues the residential area „Augustenborg“? 1 1. Introduction Augustenborg is a suburb in Malmö which was built between 1948 and 1952. It has 1800 apartments (The City of Malmö and MKB, 2009). By the 1970s the suburb went into decline due to poor up-keeping and poor...
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  • Symbolism in the Long Rain
    Parallelism in “The Long Rain” I think that the setting in the short story “The Long Rain” is a parallel to reality. This short story is set on the planet of Venus, where the rain never stops. The scene is pale and bleak. There are dark clouds rumbling across the sky. Everything...
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