Maia and Niamh

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Maia and Niamh

  1. 1. By: Maia And Niamh Hurricanes
  2. 2. Contents Page <ul><li>Hurricanes </li></ul><ul><li>Contents Page </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricane Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricane Facts </li></ul><ul><li>What Is A Hurricane </li></ul><ul><li>How Do Hurricanes Form </li></ul><ul><li>Video Of A Hurricane </li></ul><ul><li>Survival Kit For A Hurricane </li></ul>
  3. 3. Questions??? <ul><li>What is a hurricane? </li></ul><ul><li>How do hurricanes form? </li></ul><ul><li>How many hurricanes happen a year? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is the most popular place for hurricanes? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Hurricane Facts <ul><li>Australians call hurricanes, willy-willies. </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricanes have male and female names, but at one point only female names were used. </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricanes can cause billions of dollars worth of property damage ever year to man-made fixtures as well as to natural surroundings such as trees and shrubbery. </li></ul><ul><li>These storms can also change an area's landscape; resulting in hills, roads and trails to wash away. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hurricane Facts <ul><li>Hurricanes are areas of low air pressure that form over oceans in tropical climate regions. </li></ul><ul><li>Many hurricanes cause severe flooding. </li></ul><ul><li>About 90 percent of the deaths that occur during hurricanes result from drowning in floods. </li></ul><ul><li>Most hurricanes in North America hit areas near the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. The warm water of the West Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico create more favourable conditions for hurricanes. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What Is A Hurricane? <ul><li>Hurricanes are large tropical storms with heavy winds. By definition, they contain winds in excess of 74 miles per hour (119 km per hour) and large areas of rainfall. In addition, they have the potential to spawn dangerous tornadoes. The strong winds and excessive rainfall also produce abnormal rises in sea levels and flooding. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How Do Hurricanes Form? <ul><li>To begin with, the formation of a hurricane must begin with a regional water temperature of eighty degrees Fahrenheit or more (26.5 degrees Centigrade). The depth of this warm water must reach to at least 150 feet or 50 meters. </li></ul>
  8. 8. How Many Hurricane Happen A Year In U.S.A <ul><li>One to three hurricanes typically approach the U.S. coast annually, some changing their direction from west to northeast as they develop; as many as six hurricanes have struck the United States in one year. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What Is The Worst Hurricane In The World? <ul><li>Hurricane Katrina was and still is the worst hurricane in the world. It caused horrible flooding and it vanquished city’s. The effects of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans were long-lasting. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Where Is The Most Popular Place For Hurricanes? <ul><li>The most popular place for hurricanes is USA. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Photos
  12. 12. Survival Kit For A Hurricane <ul><li>Food </li></ul><ul><li>Warm Clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><li>Torch </li></ul><ul><li>Batteries </li></ul><ul><li>First Aid Kit </li></ul><ul><li>Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Sleeping Bags </li></ul><ul><li>Toilet Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Can Opener </li></ul>
  13. 13. You Tube Video <ul><li>http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =oEuOMglHFr0 </li></ul>
  14. 14. By: <ul><li>Maia And Niamh </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks For Watching </li></ul>

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