Hurricane & tornado

Book
Published 2014
Item Details
Summary:

Describes dangerous and destructive weather conditions around the world, such as thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, lightning, hail, and drought with photographs, historical background, and legends.

ISBN:
9781465420954
9781465420534
1465420959
1465420533
Edition:
American edition.
Description:
72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Other Title:
Hurricane and tornado
Eyewitness hurricane & tornado
Eyewitness hurricane and tornado
Notes:
At head of title: Eyewitness.
Includes bibliographical references (page 68) and index.
Contents:
Weather folklore
Early forecasts
What is extreme weather?
Extreme causes
Severe winds
Thunderous storms
Twisting tornadoes
Tornado force
Measuring tornadoes
Lightning strikes
Hailstorms
Hurrican alert
Devastation
Hurricane strikes
Fog and smog
High seas
Snowstorms
Avalanche
Floods and landslides
Heat waves
Deadly droughts
Polar extremes
Weather watch
Disaster relief
Nature's survivors
Climate change
El Niño
Freaky conditions
Beyond Earth
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Timeline
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