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A tropical cyclone is a rotating weather system with a middle lower than 1000hPa, this isolated circulation is characterised by powerful winds and its unique make-up of thunderstorms which cause heavy rain. Storms are named differently according to geographical location (typhoon, hurricane, tropical cyclone), but all consist of the same properties, with only the direction of rotation a movement differing between hemispheres. Continuing along the lines of geographical naming, the official name 'tropical cyclone' is derived from its formation in...
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On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 tropical storm near Rockport, Texas. Harvey's outrageous breezes and tempest flood caused annihilation along the Texas coast. As Harvey moved gradually inland, meteorologists anticipated that Harvey would drop between 900 - 1000 mm (35-40 in) of rain during the following week in coastal Texas (Risser). In certain regions, these expectations were surpassed, especially in the greater Houston region. As a result, unprecedented flooding occurred over an area the...
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On August 30th, 2017 just off the West African Coast, Hurricane Irma started off as a weak wave that was followed by showers and thunderstorms. At this time there were favorable conditions for a tropical cyclone to form, in the Atlantic. As it moved through the Atlantic, it became a tropical storm on August 30th, near the Cape Verde Islands. The hurricane continued to intensify, while it moved over warm water and moist air. On September 6th, Irma finally made...
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Predicting tropical storms is a very difficult job, primarily because storms can very easily change course in a matter of hours. Tropical storms are low-pressure wind systems that form over tropical oceans and have hurricane-force winds. They form roughly between 5 and 30 degrees north and south of the equator, where temperatures are about 26.5 degrees Celsius. The air above the ocean moves in a convection current upwards, causing low pressure. As it cools, the air condenses and forms clouds,...
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Many individuals remain obsessed with anime. To some people who are not privy to the industry, anime often appears as Japanese cartoons catered for children. While there are certain shows and movies whose target audience are children, many otakus tend to like anime so much for a number of reasons. Contrary to misconceptions, animation is designed for people of all ages. These have different genres as well in order to appeal and cater to a much wider audience even outside...
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On the 29th of August 2005, Hurricane Katrina, a category 5 hurricane hit New Orleans, Louisiana. With its location and altitude New Orleans is especially vulnerable to Tropical storms. But was the response to the storm optimal? One of the good points of the response to this hurricane is that the population of New Orleans were informed before the hurricane hit of the importance of leaving the city. A full day before the storm hit the residents of New Orleans...
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The essay talks of the 1900 Hurricane that rocked the city of Galveston on September 8. The City of Galveston on the U.S map is located on the Western part of the South-Central part of the United States. The speed of the wind had estimates of 135 miles per hour (217 km/h) on its landfall placing its mark as a category 4 storm as defined by measurements on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale. The effects that accompanied the storm were severe...
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Hurricane glass candle holders are some of the ancient tools that are still valued highly today. You may have come across them during the festive season shopping sprees. These beautiful antiques at the store are quite catchy to the eye. Nonetheless, how to intermarry them with house aesthetics remains a mystery to most. The adorable hurricane glass candle holders come in different designs suited for different functions and events. Getting the trick right is key. Furthermore, they still come in...
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Hurricane Ida was a deadly and destructive Category 4 Atlantic hurricane that became the second-most damaging and intense hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. state of Louisiana on record, behind Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In terms of maximum sustained winds at landfall (150 mph (240 km/h)), Ida tied 2020's Hurricane Laura and the 1856 Last Island hurricane as the strongest on record to hit the state.[1] The remnants of the storm also caused a tornado outbreak and catastrophic flooding...
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Despite being popularly known as “The Sunshine State,” Florida is a state known for its flurry of hurricanes year after year. Because of its location near the tropics, and with westerly winds blowing in its direction, this particular state in the United States is vulnerable to storms and hurricanes. Each year, it is prone to experiencing around 2 devastating storms. Because of this, the importance of hurricane windows Florida has become more imperative than ever before. If you are a...
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Hurricane Barry took place July 11th-19th, 2019 primarily in Marsh Island, Louisiana and in Intracoastal City, Louisiana. These cities lie near a Latitude of 29.3 North and Longitude of 91.9 West (AccuWeather 2019). Although Hurricane Barry is mostly known for its large impact on the central coast of Louisiana, other states such as Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, and Mississippi, also suffered many minor damages due to the strong winds and rain of Hurricane Barry. Before Barry was officially considered a hurricane,...
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Introduction Organizational behavior is majorly a study of the way people act in their workplace. Public administrators and managers usually learn organizational behavior to help them understand employee motivation from different perspectives, such as engaging the staff members, managing bosses, and working with the public behind the scenes. Many theories of motivation have been formulated by theorists to create mechanisms for regulating the behavior of people working in organizations. Some major theorists studying this issue include Shafritz, Luddites, Hugo Münsterberg,...
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Have you ever been through something so traumatizing and devastating that it gave you nightmares? One of my worst experiences was of hurricane Katrina. Everything was unexpected from the time we were informed, during the storm, and even the aftermath. One thing I can say is that it was one unforgettable experience. One beautiful morning I was sitting in the living room eating breakfast before school, as usual, when something caught my attention. The news anchor was informing us of...
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In this report I will be writing about hurricanes. I will be writing about how hurricanes work, how big some are, how much damage they caused, and high were the wind speeds. First I will be talking about how hurricanes form. These storms form over the ocean, often beginning as a tropical wave, a low pressure area that moves through the moisture rich tropics, possibly enhancing shower and thunderstorm activity, warm ocean air rises into the storm, forming an area...
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The end of World War 1 brought the United States a time of much political, economic, social changes, and had the U.S. emerge from the war as a powerful military leader. Factories and industries throughout the country had become significantly more efficient with the rise of Ford's assembly line and allowed for regular citizens to gain access to items much cheaper. Along with this economic prosperity, women gained the ability to vote in 1919, changing the look of women from...
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As was once said by Robert Swan “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it”, and this message prominently appears in the plot of the 2014 feature film Interstellar. This film is set approximately 60-70 years in the future from the year it was produced, and portrays the earth as going through environmental crisis with a global crop blight and frequently occurring dust storms, which can be apprehended as a warning or an...
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