Damage Of Typhoon Lando
President Benigno Aquino III and disaster-response agencies had warned that Koppu’s rain and winds may potentially…
Another Year
The fifth season is about to come upon us. Recently I was asked how many seasons there are during the year and I responded…
Emergency Weather Radios
Weather Radios' Importance Hi there, today I wanted to talk about weather radios, because we are coming into hurricane…
Is Global Warming Behind These Devastating Tornados?
Global warming used to not mean much to me when I first heard the term. However, I am now more concerned about it than…
A Great Mystery - Lightning
At any moment, there are about 1800 thunderstorms happening around the world. About 100 lightning bolts strike the…
Cyclone Phailin - The Aftermath
In India hurricanes are called cyclones. With that being said, with it's whopping 140 mph winds ripping through eastern…
Weather Articles (28)
Tonado In Joplin
The state of Missouri is no stranger to violent tornadoes. The state has been hit on several occasion. Last Sunday, May 23, 2011 at about 5:30 p.m. a massive, deadly tornado slammed into the city of Joplin, Missouri. Not fewer than 89 people lost their lives. Joplin is close to…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   May 23, 2011  
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The Big Disaster Of This Decade Explained
Think about all the seismic activity that happens all over the world. Where you aware of that? Many people are not and I can guarantee that your eyes will sparkle with surprise as they were mine. Do you remember what happened in that year on Christmas Eve in Asia? The…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Apr 18, 2012  
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Climate Change And Weird Weather
Whatever part of the world you live in, you will no doubt agree that even at the best of times the weather can be highly unpredictable. Expert knowledge, access to up to date information and satellites enable weather experts to determine what the next 24 hours and often what the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Apr 20, 2015  
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Blizzard Hammers Southwest And the Plains: Temps Were In Sixties on Sunday
Over the weekend, the temperatures hovered in the lower and middle sixties, but those balmy numbers are now just a pleasant memory as record snow, cold temps and biting, blowing wind pounds much of the Southwest and the Great Plains areas of the United States. Dozens of motorists are reportedly…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Dec 20, 2011  
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Do You Think Phil Saw His Shadow?
First off, I think it's little crazy that people would put all their hopes in a little fur ball with beady eyes. According the his handlers they believe that this little animal predicted an early spring. Me personally, I would really like to see better weather, because for some reason…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Feb 03, 2013  
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Facts About Hurricanes
Hurricanes develop in the tropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean or Caribbean Sea. They can be extremely destructive and deadly. There are three main parts of a hurricane namely; the eye, the eye wall and spiral rain bands. Hurricanes begin as a tropical disturbance then progress or regress due to…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   May 19, 2012  
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A Super Typhoon In Philippines
A super typhoon name Lando slows down to linger over north Luzon, Lando moving at snail's pace as it crosses Luzon; Aurora remains under signal 4 Super typhoon status on Saturday at 11 pm, October 17. Independent local weather organization Weather Philippines followed suit an hour after, 12 am, Sunday,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Oct 18, 2015  
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Underground Tornado Shelters
When I was a youngster, my parents, my younger brother, my two cousins and their parents, and I piled into my uncle's Ford and headed out from Salt Lake City to Mirror Lake in the Uinta Mountains. We were jammed in her car like sardines. My dad's car, an Oldsmobile,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Mar 01, 2012  
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What Comes to Mind When You Think Of Spring?
Most people do not think of snow when they think of spring. They associate snow with winter and Christmas, rather than the warm season. When they think of spring, they think of warmer weather and blooming flowers. I, too, think of pleasant temperatures and new life, rather than snow, when…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Mar 26, 2013  
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A Great Mystery - Lightning
At any moment, there are about 1800 thunderstorms happening around the world. About 100 lightning bolts strike the earth every second. Lightning is one of the most powerful forces of nature. It sets off raging forest fires, destroys buildings, kills plants, animals and people. But it also balances out the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   May 21, 2012  
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Damage Of Typhoon Lando
President Benigno Aquino III and disaster-response agencies had warned that Koppu’s rain and winds may potentially bring more damage with its slow speed. But Saludes, the government forecaster, said that there was less heavy rain than expected initially in some areas, including in Manila, but that fierce winds lashed many…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Oct 18, 2015  
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Tornadoes 2012
In the beginning of the new year , we are already seeing deadly tornadoes sweep across the nation. Normally this is a bit early for tornadoes to form , but it seems spring is just about here, especially in most parts of the Untied States. Recently deadly tornadoes , and…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Mar 09, 2012  
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Emergency Weather Radios
Weather Radios' Importance Hi there, today I wanted to talk about weather radios, because we are coming into hurricane season, and I believe that having a weather radio is essential!! There are many different kinds of weather radios and you could even get an app on your phone that will…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   May 28, 2013  
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“frankenstorm” It May Go Down In History
If it was just a Category One hurricane it might not make such a wave in the media, but it is not and it’s making a lot of waves in the media and will for the next 4-5 days or more. Being dubbed “The Frankenstorm” partly because of Halloween and…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Oct 28, 2012  
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They Are Called Core Because They Will Recuse You In Core Situations
The assistance to refugees in a disaster situation is an important element of rescue efforts. It is important to understand that there must a framework that can undertake that the delivery of the support mechanism in a disaster situation. In essence, it becomes significant to develop partnerships so that the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Mar 14, 2016  
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Survival Preparedness
Daily we watch news casts of some disaster. This week it is tornadoes. Survivors are interviewed and the subject of survival preparedness of "How did you survive?" is a prime topic. I recently wrote an article on shelters. Most people do not have shelters from tornadoes yet tornadoes occur in…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Mar 05, 2012  
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Another Year
The fifth season is about to come upon us. Recently I was asked how many seasons there are during the year and I responded four. To my surprise, I was informed that I should not forget that the period between May and November makes our fifth season. Hurricane season. It…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Jun 06, 2013  
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Major Winter Snow Storm Targets The Northeast - What Is Causing These Extreme Weather Conditions?
It's not often that we hear of a major snowstorm targeting the northeast in October. But, it's been a crazy year when it comes to crazy weather related events. What could be causing all of this extreme weather?Forecasters are calling for up to 15 inches of the white stuff in…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Oct 29, 2011  
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How Much Damage Did Hurricane Sandy Do?
Right now, Hurricane Sandy seems like she is dying down and on her way out. Many people can breathe a sigh of relief, but others are just left to pick up the pieces as it becomes more clear how much damage she did. The death count is the figure that…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Nov 04, 2012  
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Saving Lives In the Aftermath Of Disasters: Physically And Mentally
Natural disasters are a force to be reckoned with; earlier when man did not have such sophisticated equipment, natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes would wipe out entire colonies without anyone being able to take adequate action. With technology, man became stronger and first began to predict the occurrence…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   May 05, 2016  
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Disaster Preparation Series 03: Avalanche
I live in the Western States where high mountains look down over our shoulders and say, “Watch out!” In the winters when snow packs can be very heavy, there is always danger of avalanche. We get warnings all the time that a certain area is ready to send thousands of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Mar 04, 2012  
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Cyclone Phailin - The Aftermath
In India hurricanes are called cyclones. With that being said, with it's whopping 140 mph winds ripping through eastern India, Cyclone Phailin was classified as a category 4 hurricane. The strongest being a category 5. With all it's power, it is being named the biggest cyclone to ever hit India.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Oct 13, 2013  
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The Earth Is In Labor!
Earth is preparting to give birth to a new world. She is in labor, and between contractions, she is taking cleansing breaths. She is in pain, and has been crying long enough. She has been crushed from the weight of our greed and lust for 'stuff'. She has been raped…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Nov 03, 2011  
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Dirty B… Sandy Turned Out The Lights When She Left
I was on the outskirts of this storm in Southern Ontario and we had power outages from that Dirty B….Sandy. Not enough to disrupt life as we know it but a wakeup call as to how dependent we are on electricity. This storm knocked out power to millions (8.5 million)…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Nov 06, 2012  
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Is Global Warming Behind These Devastating Tornados?
Global warming used to not mean much to me when I first heard the term. However, I am now more concerned about it than ever before. Just last Friday, March 2, 2012, in my area of Indiana/Kentucky we were hit with tornadoes of extraterrestrial proportions. The news reporter announced that…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Mar 05, 2012  
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Winter Weather Blues Have You Down
Is just my family or is there other families indoors due to the weather? Well I have made myself get over the weather and find some interesting things to do. My family keeps saying we have a long time till winter is over and really can't wait till spring. I…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Jan 27, 2014  
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Newly Weathered Children?
If you're not aware of it already, we here in Scotland are taking a battering from the wind. Apparently we had a gust of 151 miles per hour; pretty strong. Even our famous Forth Bridges are giving in to the gusts, with the Road Bridge closed and the Rail Bridge…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Dec 08, 2011  
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Help Hurricane Survivors
Hurricane Sandy disrupted the lives of many citizens of the United States. Many have been without power for more than 12 days. The holidays are here. People in unaffected areas are planning for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Most have less money than they'd hoped for at this time of year. They…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   Nov 11, 2012  
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