10 types of weather

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10 types of weather

hurricanes- When low pressure systems are fed by energy from the warm seas.


sources: http://www.howitworksdaily.com/environment/what-is-the-i-44-tornado-corridor/http://www.eo.ucar.edu/kids/dangerwx/tornado3.htmhttp://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/hurricane-profile/http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/home/F_What_Causes_Lightning_Flash.htmlwww.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/thunder.htmlhttp://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20081213061152AAY2vd6

tornado- Air Rotates Because of Wind Shear.Faster Spin Makes a Funnel Cloud. The Funnel Rotates and Touches Down.

droughts- due to a lack of precipitation. Long term droughts lead to the death of vegetation and most life in general

Lightning- Atmospheric electrostatic discharge resulting in bright flashes and bolts of light.

Flooding occurs most commonly from heavy rainfall when natural watercourses do not have the capacity to convey excess water.

Thunder is caused by the rapid expansion of the air surrounding the path of a lightning bolt.

hail- pellets of frozen rain that fall in showers

Wind is caused by uneven heating of the earth's surface

Fog is considered a cloud at ground level

sandstorms- High winds across the sand picking up the loose, dry top layers of sand and blow it violently across the land

...All around the world!


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