HURRICANES

By: ALEX & JASON

MOST PEOPLE THINK THEY ARE KILLERS BUT THEY CAN HELP US OUT TOO.

Where and How Do They Form?

Hurricanes for in tropical ocians or regions when hot air meets cold are and they start swirling soon they pic up water and they're off. They can be up up to 300 plus miles wide and once they hit land they are a moving grinder they crush and grind everything in its path.

How Do They Effect Life and Invironments?

They can leave people without homes and even kill them, it destroys everything it can. Some people don't have time to get pets or valuables and by the time the hurricane is over its gone many people are left on the streets with out food, jobs,or money.

Hurricane Katrina

On August 29, 2005 at 6:45am in New Orleans winds of 127 mph blew and destroyed thousands of homes and killed many inocent lives.

Beneficial Effects

A hurricane can lessen droughts and fill up underground aquifers. In New Orleans it made the levels of lead reduce out of soil and blood of local children.