What is a hurricane?
How much mankind lives on Earth, so much he tries to conquer nature. But he does not always succeed. Natural phenomena often bring loss, fear and even death to humanity.
One of such phenomena of nature is a hurricane. And what is a hurricane? This is a wind, the speed of which reaches one hundred and twenty kilometers per hour and more. Hurricane constantly moves in any territory not less than 9-12 days. The strength of the hurricane is determined by a twelve-point scale.
This force of nature can be compared withearthquake. Hurricane on its way demolishes buildings, compares with the land of the village, destroys bridges and roads. He easily raises a man above the ground and throws piles of garbage on him.
Observations of weather forecasters
Hurricanes forecaster call names todistinguish these terrible forces. With the help of special aircraft and radar, observations are made of the movement of the hurricane. Therefore, people try to warn that the elements will soon fall on them.
Scientists, observing, determined that thesethe phenomena of nature have their own cyclicity and most often arise in the last months of summer. At this time of year the water warms up very much and evaporates upwards. At the same time, cold streams of air come down below, and a whirlwind starts to be born. It can have a width of up to thirty-five kilometers. And in its center is absolutely calm weather, and the storm and wind are raging along the edges of this funnel. The width of capture of such a hurricane reaches at times 400-600 kilometers. He rushes to the land, where in a few days he loses his strength.
In Russia periodically there are also hurricanes. This occurs in the Primorsky, Khabarovsk Territory, Kamchatka, Chukotka and Sakhalin.