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Hurricanes and storms.

by Nicola Barber

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Published by Evans Brothers in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesAlpha books
ContributionsTwist, Clint.
The Physical Object
Pagination45p. :
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22325917M
ISBN 100237513250
OCLC/WorldCa30077693

"Sea of Storms provides the most comprehensive synthesis of the history of hurricanes to date, not just for the Caribbean but for the extended realm of the greater Caribbean."—Liz Skilton, Journal of American History "Sea of Storms is a book of Braudelian ambition by a master of the trade. The story is as engrossing as it is momentous.". Includes information about different types of storms, what makes thunder and lightning and how to spot a hurricane. Links to recommended websites allow children to find out more. "Excellent for helping children to learn to use books for research. Short chunks of text and plenty of pictures make these books really fun to read." - Parents in Touch.

  A hurricane is coming! And a girl & her dad rush to prepare for the storm, buy supplies, face a dark night and then, a messy cleanup! This KidTime StoryTime has smart storm . Among the books in the top listing in your reading list will be Violent Weather: Hurricanes, Tornadoes and Storms. This book and that is qualified as The Hungry Hills can get you closer in growing to be precious person. By looking upwards and review this publication you can get many advantages.

Hurricane versus Tornado comparison chart; Hurricane Tornado; About: A hurricane is a cyclone that is located in the North Atlantic Ocean, or the NE Pacific Ocean east of the International Date Line, or the South Pacific Ocean east of E, and with sustained winds that reach or exceed 74 mph.: A tornado is a rotating column of air ranging in width from a few yards to more than a mile and. A Hurricane has many of the same characteristics of a tropical storm but is more intense with maximum sustained winds of 74 mph (64 knots) or higher. In the western Pacific, hurricanes are called typhoons and similar storms in the Indian Ocean are called cyclones. Hurricanes are further classified according to the Saffir-Simpson Scale.


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