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Vineet Kukreja

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Hurricanes How the disaster happens Its effect on the natural environment Its effect on people and the environment Clean up Erosion, plants die, bacteria in streams, rivers etc. Death, Injury, Destruction of houses and buildings, can cause psychological damage Cost of repair depends on the type of hurricane Moist air condenses, and heavy winds are created "Canadian Hurricane Centre." Environment Canada. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Oct. 2012. <http://www.ec.gc.ca/ouragans-hurricanes/default.asp?lang=En>.

"Site Sections." Impact of Hurrricane Juan on Nova Scotia's Woodlands. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Oct. 2012. <http://www.gov.ns.ca/natr/forestry/programs/ecosystems/juan/woodland- damage.asp>.

"Google Images." Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Oct. 2012. <https://www.google.ca/imghp?hl=en>.

"Hurricane Juan--The Worst Storm To Hit Nova Scotia In Over 100 Years." Hurricane Juan--The Worst Storm To Hit Nova Scotia In Over 100 Years. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Oct. 2012. <http://www.hurricaneville.com/juan.html>. Bibliography "Hurricane Hazel." Hurricane Hazel. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2012. <http://www.hurricanehazel.ca/ >.
"Effects of Hurricane Hazel in Canada." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 10 Nov. 2012. Web. 15 Oct. 2012.
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Effects_of_Hurricane_Hazel_in_Canada >.
"Canadian Hurricane Centre." Environment Canada. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2012. <http://www.ec.gc.ca/ouragans-hurricanes/default.asp?lang=En >.
"Effects of Hurricanes on the Environment." ThinkQuest. Oracle Foundation, n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2012. <http://library.thinkquest.org/5431/Effects.htm>. Bibliography People drowned, and lots of damage

TRCA formed The Hurricane’s Impact On
People And Their City $1,031,643,000

81 dead, thousands homeless

Army called to help clean up Stats October 15, 1954, late evening
Started in South and went North, met a cold front.
The hurricane affected GTA and South Ontario When/Where Broken Road By: Rajat Chahar Hurricane Hazel Railway Cars Hurricane Hazel combined with a cold front
Rain caused damage How Hurricane Hazel Hurricane Juan When did it occur? September 29,2003 Nova Scotia
Category 2 Where Did The
Disaster Occur? What Exactly Happened
During This Disaster? - Evacuated
- Led to safety Repair Costs: $200 million
Time – 12:10 am
Deaths- 8
Conditions- huge waves, extreme winds, and driving rains. Available Information
About Hurricane Juan Long Term Conditions Woodlots were flattened
by the storm How Were People Affected - Homeless People
- Forest Fires
- Flooding Hurricane Ophelia (2005)
"Hurricane Ophelia Rakes Outer Banks--9/26/2005." Hurricane Ophelia Rakes Outer Banks—
9/26/2005. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Oct. 2012. <http://www.hurricaneville.com/ophelia.html>.
"HURRICANE OPHELIA." HURRICANE OPHELIA. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Oct. 2012. <http://www.vastormphoto.com/ophelia05.htm>.
"HURRICANE OPHELIA SEPTEMBER 6-17 2005." — GES DISC: Goddard Earth Sciences, Data & Information Services Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Oct. 2012. <http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/hurricane/additional/science-focus/HurricaneOphelia2005.shtml>. Bibliography: Houses destroyed.
Rebuild houses buildings and roads. How were people affected? Since it’s caused 35 million dollars in damage, houses and buildings had to be rebuild. Also some roads were destroyed.
What long term impacts have there been? 1 person was killed during the disaster
Ophelia caused at least $34 million dollars in damage
Caused a lot of beach erosion

What figures, statistics and information are available about casualties and the cost of the disaster? Ophelia fluctuated between strong tropical storm intensity and Category One Hurricane intensity
Peak winds were 85 mph
Ophelia went in all kinds of directions

What exactly happened during the disaster? September 13th-15th 2005 When did it occur? By: Rajat Chahar Violent winds/ storms that caused:
flash floods
destroyed many roads
collapsed bridges
power lines were cut
trees were ripped out
Many river courses changed Long Term Impacts Caused
by Hurricane Igor Much of people’s belongings and household items were either destroyed or lost
small businesses lost important information
Many roads and highways were closed
many citizens were isolated How People
Were Affected Largest Hurricane In terms of Diameter (1,480km)
Third wettest
Strongest to hit since 2007
Hurricane Igor Records Life cycle: from Sept 8th – Sept 21st, 2010
Highest wind speed: 250km/h (September 13th – 16th)
Lowest pressure: 924mbar
Damage Cost: Newfoundland: $200 million
Bermuda: $500,000
Stats occurred in Atlantic Canada (Newfoundland and Bermuda) Where did the disaster occur? By: Vineet Kukerja Hurricane Igor What Happened? Hurricane Igor Newfoundland on September 21st 2010. Hurricane Igor as well hit Bermuda on the same day. When Did This Occur? 1,480km!!! "Canadian Hurricane Centre." Environmental Canada, 24 Aug. 2011.
Web. 17 Oct. 2012.

Newfoundland & Labrador Statistics Agency
Web. 16 Oct. 2012.

Public Advisory: Information for People Affected By Hurricane Igor."
22 Sept. 2010. Web. 17 Oct. 2012.

"Hurricane Igor." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 16 Oct. 2012. Web. 16 Oct. 2012.

Scott, Cameron. "Impact of Hurricane Igor in Canada." Helium. Helium, 26 Sept. 2010. Web. 17 Oct. 2012. <http://www.helium.com/items/1964899-hurricane-igor-in-newfoundland Citations , by: Parvir
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