which is worse typhoons or hurricanes?

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Answered: Hurricanes

Hi, Here is a short summary (from an article): There are several elements that when combined at the "right" amount of time and under the "right" conditions will create a hurricane. The beginning of life for any hurricane is a pre-existing tropical disturbance. An area of low atmospheric pressure ...

Answered: Typhoon

A british fighter replacing the Hurricane, which as I recall. was the one that shot down more german aircraft than the Spitfire ;-)

Answered: In hurricanes, does windspeed depend on air pressure, or does air

Wind speed is affected by a number of factors and situations, operating on varying scales (from micro to macro scales). These include the pressure gradient, Rossby waves and jet streams, and local weather conditions. There are also links to be found between wind speed and wind direction , notably ...

Answered: How are the people getting their life back from Hurricane Andrew?

My wife and I travellled down I-75 and across Alligator Alley to Hallendale, Florida on the east coast in June, 1994. We saw hundreds of "FEMA Villages and homes with blue fema tarps on them at that time.

Answered: Do you keep windows slightly opened or closed during a hurricane?

Fifteen years ago, I attended a conference about hurricane preparedness, and I asked this very question to a hurricane authority anonymously (he asked the audience to submit written questions in advance). The woman sitting next to me laughed and said, who would be so stupid as to ask that? And, I ...

Answered: What should be done with a propane gas grill during a hurricane

As an additional consideration for your propane grill, think about this. If your area is hit hard by a hurricane and you're using your grill to cook with, be careful about WHEN you use it. If time has dragged on, like after Katrina, and neighbors are running out of food and the smell of your ...
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What to use so garage door don't fly off in a hurricane

96% (public) are unaware that the garage door is the part of the home most likely to fail first (in hurricane), and few know how to bolster it. - Associated Press, Mason-Dixon poll 2005 Vertical bracing systems like 'Secure Door' www.securedoor.com will work for most doors. These are ...

How much wind can pine trees take say a hurrican ...

How much wind your pine tree will be able to withstand depends upon a number of things such as, how tall it is, and how much crown it has; how exposed it is (is it a single tree out in the open, or is it sheltered by other trees or buildings); and probably most important, is how soft the ground is ...

Veterans Administration help for Vets hit by Hurricane Sandy

Due to severe cutbacks against the VA by Executive Order, it is doubtful that there will be any help for veterans caught in Hurricane Sandy. Such could never have occurred under a legitimately elected bipartisan government. However, the severe dissension between members of the Democrats may well ...

What was Louisiana hurricane name called?

Katrina was the hurricane that hit New Orleans in 2005, which had been Category 5 and weakened to Category 3 winds.