Winds Storms And Cyclones Essays and Term Papers

  • Typhoon

    Typhoon A Typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops in the western part of the North Pacific Ocean between 180° and 100°E. This region is referred to as the northwest Pacific basin. PAGASA Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, & Astronomical Services Administration. Government agency for...

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  • Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Assessment in Bangladesh

    climate change in Bangladesh through tropical cyclones, storm surges, coastal erosion and back water effect. The possible increase in cyclone frequency in the Bay of Bengal, lying south of Bangladesh, due to climate change is looked at by analyzing the cyclone data for 119 yr. Both qualitative and quantitative...

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  • cyclones

    falls in), solar flares (where the sun reaches out at the earth and burns it), storm surge (where water piles up and then suddenly comes on land), thunderstorms (rain withlightning and thunder), tornadoes (currents of wind that break things), tsunami (where a wall of water comes on land), volcanoes (where lava from...

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  • Tropical Cyclones

    their homes (Ahrens). Even though cyclones are not always as strong or cause as much damage as Katrina it is important that we study how tropical cyclones develop. We can study tropical cyclones to improve predictions and help us prepare for the next devastating storm. Scientists have built computer models...

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  • Geogs

    Hartley Grade: 12 C Geography assignment Tropical cyclone Mrs Reynard Uzair Hartley Grade: 12 C Geography assignment Tropical cyclone Mrs Reynard CONTENTS Pg. WHAT IS A TROPICAL CYCLONE? ...

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  • bangladesh cyclones in 1991

    BANGLADESH CYCLONES IN 1991 1. INTRODUCTION A "Cyclonic Storm" or a "Cyclone" is an intense vortex or a whirl in the atmosphere with very strong winds circulating...

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  • Orissa Supercyclones

    are endemic. The 1999 Orissa cyclone, also known as Cyclone 05B, and Paradip cyclone, was the deadliest Indian Ocean tropical cyclone since the 1991 Bangladesh cyclone and deadliest Indian storm since 1971. The storm made landfall just weeks after a Category 4 storm hit the same general area. Millions...

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  • Cyclones

    CYCLONES Cyclonic-force winds may be encountered all over the globe, but it is only above the warm seas of the tropics that a ripple of instability in the air can become a genuine cyclone, the deepest of all low-pressure weather systems. (Natural Disasters, 1995) What is a Cyclone? How...

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  • The Impacts of Cyclone Tracy

    29/03/2012 Alia Huberman 29/03/2012 Cyclone Tracy – Anatomy of a Disaster 9.1 HSIE Australia’s Physical Environment Cyclone Tracy – Anatomy of a Disaster 9.1 HSIE Australia’s Physical Environment ...

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  • Hurricane

    Hurricane (tropical Cyclone): A tropical cyclone is a rapidly-rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain. Tropical cyclones typically form over large bodies of relatively warm water. They derive their...

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  • Hurricanes in Brief

    intensely violent storm systems. In meteorological terms, they are tropical cyclones that have maximum sustained winds of at least 120 km/h (75 mph). Atlantic and eastern Pacific storms are called hurricanes, from the West Indian huracan ("big wind"), whereas western Pacific storms are called typhoons...

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  • Hurracains

    of Florida and drifted westward. Early the next day it intensified into a tropical storm and began accelerating toward the northwest. As it approached the U.S. Gulf Coast, the cyclone attained maximum sustained winds estimated at 80 mph (130 km/h), corresponding to Category 1 status on the modern-day...

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  • respect

    Winds , stroms and cyclones Air Pressure Air Pressure The pressure exerted by air on all bodies at all times in all directions is called air pressure. When air moves at high speeds, it creates a low pressure area.  The air inside a balloon exerts pressure in all directions, and makes it blow up...

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  • Report on Cyclone and Its Effects in Orissa in October 2010

    1999, a tropical disturbance formed in the South China Sea. As the system tracked westward, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert (TCFA) out of concern that the system could significantly develop. When it failed to do so, the alert was discontinued. Then, on 25...

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  • Hurricanes

    A tropical cyclone is a storm system characterized by a large low-pressure center and numerous thunderstorms that produce strong winds and heavy rain. Tropical cyclones feed on heat released when moist air rises, resulting in condensation of water vapor contained in the moist air. They are fueled by...

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  • weather

    A tropical cyclone is a rapidly-rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain. Tropical cyclones typically form over large bodies of relatively warm water. They derive their energy from the evaporation of...

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  • Tropical Cylclones

    TROPICAL CYCLONES A research paper submitted to the Department of Agriculture and Food Engineering Third Year- Section 1 by Tyler Buono First Semester, Academic Year 2012-2013 August, 2012 INTRODUCTION A tropical cyclone is a storm system characterized by a low-pressure center and numerous thunderstorms that...

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  • Essay on History

    Chapter 7: Atmospheric Disturbances TOPICS The Impact of Storms on the Landscape Air Masses Characteristics Origin Classification Movement and Modification North American Air Masses Fronts Cold Fronts Warm Fronts Stationary Fronts ...

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  • Personal Application of Bill Gates

    dangerous when it comes to tropical storms. Tropical cyclones can develop in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, the Pacific and Atlantic. They are born in moist tropical air. About every four to five days, a tropical wave of low pressure along with westerly winds. Some of these waves develop into tropical...

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  • Cyclones

    Cyclones are huge revolving storms caused by winds blowing around a central area of low atmospheric pressure. In the northern hemisphere, cyclones are called hurricanes or typhoons and their winds blow in an anticlockwise circle. In the southern hemisphere, these tropical storms are known as cyclones...

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