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this is a presentation about how hurricanes are formed and how they have an effect on the environment and a general description at the hurricanes.

Anthony Simon

on 17 February 2017

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Transcript of Hurricanes


A hurricane is a huge storm! It can be up to 600 miles across and have strong winds spiraling inward and upward at speeds of 75 to 200 mph. Each hurricane usually lasts for over a week, moving 10-20 miles per hour over the open ocean
the higher the air pressure is, it pushes into the lower air pressure then the new air becomes warm and moist then rises.As the warm are continues to rise it starts to swirl creating a hurricane.
As the wind, rainfall, run though the vegetation,crop,orchards, and live stock etc. it cause the lost of all of them when they suffer from flooding.
Damage to Humans
When a hurricane is over the ocean and far from land wind and waves created by the storm can cause damage to boats and anything else in the water.As it makes its way inland it can destroy houses and cause alot of flooding.
Warning Systems
An announcement that hurricane conditions are expected to occur within the specific area.they are usually issued 36 hours before the storm strike.
When is this event most likely to occur?
this event is most likely to occur in July 1st to November 30th but its at its peek in August and September reaching record high winds for that season of the year.
Where is this event most likely to occur?
The Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and the Eastern Pacific Ocean,and the western pacific is the most likely of all of them to eb hit by a hurricane and the countries in the area most effected are in Asia,New Zealand,and Australia.
Safety Precautions
Stock up on emergency supplies like food, water, protective clothing, batteries, important documents, and road maps.
Interesting Info
There are other names for a hurricane, typhoon, and tropical storm. The biggest hurricane in the solar system is on Jupiter called the big red eye of death but has been shinking for the 200 hundred year.
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