Hurricanes: The Main Cause Of Hurricane Katrina

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Hurricanes can be dangerous, such as hurricane Katrina in 2005. The main causes of a hurricane are from warm tropical water. When a hurricane occurs the environment can be affected badly. Many things can be destroyed and harmed. One unfortunate hurricane was Katrina. When a hurricane occurs it mainly starts because of a tropical storm. For a hurricane to occur you there is going to be warm water from somewhere near the equator or the Atlantic and Pacific ocean. Then when the water evaporates there should be strong winds. The wind starts to go in a circle clockwise. It should depend where the hurricane will start to see where it is going. If it is in the Atlantic ocean it will start going towards Africa. (Hurricanes." The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, edited by Jacqueline L. Longe, vol. 1, Gale, 2013, pp. 431-433. Global Issues in Context, Accessed 6 Nov. 2017.) If a hurricane was to happen somewhere it can cause a lot of damage to the area. Most of a hurricane’s damage would come from wind and water. Hurricanes can do major damage to the wildlife, houses, and nature. Heavy raining can also cause floods. Since, it rains a lot there can be rain up to 15 feet. After a hurricane, there is usually a surge. Surges can be…show more content…
They track tropical storms and hurricanes and they warn citizens of danger. The NHC can measure where and how major the hurricane is gonna be. They are associated with the National oceanic and atmospheric administration. Scientist use satellites or planes to monitor the storm. Hurricanes are measured using the Saffir- Simpson Hurricane. There are 5 types of categories. The highest is a category 5 hurricane with 155 plus wind speeds and a surge storm of 18 plus feet. Even if a category 5 hurricane has stronger winds a category 3 hurricane can cause more
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