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Natural Disasters:Hurricane irene
Natural Disasters:Hurricane irene
Natural Disasters:Hurricane irene
Natural Disasters:Hurricane irene
Natural Disasters:Hurricane irene
Natural Disasters:Hurricane irene
Natural Disasters:Hurricane irene
Natural Disasters:Hurricane irene
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Natural Disasters:Hurricane irene

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  • 1. Estrella Gallego Marta Heredia 4º A
  • 2. IndexIntroductionDescriptionConsequencesPreparationsVideoBibliography
  • 3. IntroductionIt took place in Lesser Antilles, Greater Antilles, Turks and Caicos, Bahamas, Hispanola, Eastern USA, Eastern Canada and Europe.It started on 18th August 2011 and it finish 10 days later, on the 28th August 2011.The damages were more than 16.6 billions dollars (equal to 7 millions euros).
  • 4. DescriptionThe winds reached almost 120 mph (195 kilometres per hour).The lower pressure that the hurricane reached was 942 mbar (hPa); 27.82 inHg.It was created by a tropical wave and it became to a tropical storm.On 24th August was the day when the hurricane was stronger.
  • 5. ConsequencesThe hurricane caused 51 deaths, 49 directly from the hurricane and 2 of them not directly.During its way Irene caused general damages.Irene wasn’t only a storm, it also caused several floods and fires.Apart from deaths, the hurricane destroyed hospitals, houses, schools, parks, fields, bridges, roads and it left people homeless.
  • 6. PreparationsBefore the hurricane came as a strong storm, the previous days there was a lot of wind and rain.About 65 billion people from United States, Antilles and other regions of the Atlantic Ocean were evacuated from their homes because they were in danger because of Irene.
  • 7. Videohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziTLUrZMGfM
  • 8. BibiographyGoogle: wikipedia.Google: youtube.

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