HURRICANES

DANGEROUS AND DEADLY!

THE WORST CAUSES OF A HURRICANE

Hurricanes are the most devastating natural disaster, effecting thousands of people each year. During each hurricane season, innocent people are injured, property is demolished, and money is forever lost. Hurricanes cause damage in a variety of ways, including strong winds, storm surges, flooding, tornadoes, and rip those who died

HOW HURRICANES FORM!

Hurricanes are the most awesome, violent storms on Earth. People call these storms by other names, such as typhoons or cyclones, depending on where they occur. The scientific term for all these storms is tropical cyclone. Only tropical cyclones that form over the Atlantic Ocean or eastern Pacific Ocean are called "hurricanes."

Whatever they are called, tropical cyclones all form the same way

HOW TO STAY SAFE!

  • Stay away from windows and doors. Identify a “safe room” in your home where you can stay during the hurricane. Choose a room with no doors or windows, like a closet. Bring a mattress into the room and use it for additional protection against falling debris.Expect to lose power. Make sure you have flashlights within reach in your safe room.Never venture outside during the storm. Flying debris may cause serious injury or death Be aware of the hurricane's “eye” passing overhead. A brief period of calm will be followed by winds blowing in the opposite direction and damage may be greater.Stay away from rising water. Fallen power lines may still be "hot" and electrocution can occur. Water may also contain raw sewage.
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