Weather Essays

Winter Vs. Summer

The four seasons are the way mother nature lets us know she can’t make up her mind on what food, clothes and activities she likes. Winter, spring, summer and fall, each, in their own way, affect various aspects of our lives. Specifically, Summer and Winter have extremes which determine change our life during those few months. Sometimes, people’s daily activities, habits and style of life change as the seasons vary. I personally, believe that winter offers a lot more comfort…

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El Nino Southern Oscillation

In the distant past, when people experienced changes in the weather, such as scarcity in rainfall or an onslaught of torrential rains, unexpected increase or decrease in temperature, or other abnormal changes in weather condition for long periods of time, they were predisposed to consign these events to fate and have resolved to accept blindly what impacts these changes in their physical environment may bring. People at that time have no forewarning; and were always caught unprepared, in the midst…

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Tropical Cyclone and Small Circles

A cyclone is a very violent storm. It never comes alone. Heavy showers of rain, thunder and lightning are its companions. When a cyclone blows, it moves round and round in the form of small circles. It always changes its course when it blows. It does not move in the same direction like an ordinary storm. It occurs mostly in the warm parts of the world. India is in this region of the world. Hence cyclones often blow over her….

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Robbed in Broad Daylight

SUBANG JAYA: An octogenarian fractured his spine after being robbed in broad daylight by two motorcyclists in front of his house in USJ 2 here last week. A.Vadivelu, 82, who now cringes every time he hears the sound of motorcycles, said the drama unfolded at 5.45pm on Feb 13, the fourth day of Chinese New Year, when he decided to take his regular walk. Vadivelu, who is the deputy chairman of USJ 2 and USJ 6 Rukun Tetangga, said he…

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The Weather Seems to Have a Mind of Its Own

     It would be easy for a writer to develop a paragraph around the sentence or aphorism, “The weather seems to have a mind of its own.” One can continue to show how weather forecasting is still far from being considered a science. For example, one can demonstrate  how weather patterns, weather fluctuations or even weather phenomenon like El Nino and La Nina can create unexpected weather forecasting surprises that cause weather forecasters to scratch their collective heads.      One…

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Weather and Monsoon Season

The winds can knock down trees and even do some damage to people’s houses or buildings – windows may be broken and trees may fall on houses. The floods also cause people serious problems. People may be walking down the street, wading through waist-deep water. The floods from the extreme rain can spread bacteria as well. The dirty water that hundreds of other people have been wading through can be a good breeding ground for harmful bacteria and it helps…

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Basix

1. What fundamental problem do BASIX ‘s customers face? How exposed are they to weather risk and how do they cope with risk? BASIX has a huge rural agrarian client base. A major source of income of the clients came from agriculture. Agriculture, as an activity, greatly depends on the monsoons since alternative means of irrigation are not well developed in India. This makes their income highly vulnerable to weather conditions. The monsoons have been poor in the previous three…

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Use of Satelite Technology for Weather Forecasting

Weather forecasting is the application of science and technology to predict the state of the atmosphere for a given location and over the years many techniques have been used to forecast the weather, Satellite technology is one of it. The history of weather forecasting and early satellite programmes was told using archive film, highlighting the difficulties associated with a lack of weather data. Two hundred dedicated weather satellites have been launched since the 1960s. Together, these satellites enable us to…

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Severe Weather Modules

Single cell and supercell thunderstorms. Single cell thunderstorm takes place in the late afternoon, when temperature is the hottest and usually takes place in the summertime, whereas supercell thunderstorm usually takes place after midnight. Air mass thunderstorm is caused by convective lifting (it means that because of high temperature and heating during the day some quantity of warm air raises, although they can be of different temperature and different humidity. So, when this cloud reaches the point where the difference…

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Weather Phenomena

One of the most well-known weather phenomena is El Nino. This type of weather phenomenon is said to be well known because of its unknown origins and unpredictable occurrence. There are different explanations as to what El Nino does to the weather patterns all over the world. This phenomenon is known not only to alter weather conditions in affected areas but also affect the lives of people. The El Nino phenomenon is described as the widespread warming of the ocean…

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The Green Movement

Purpose: The purpose of this lab report is to demonstrate how changes in abiotic factor such as changes in precipitation patterns can influence plant populations. Introduction: During this observation I was observe ring the plant species called Kentucky Blue Grass. In this observation I will show how changes in the weather can affect the population of the grass. I will also explain how this may have some effect on Global Warming as well. Hypothesis: My hypothesis of this lab was…

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Memorable Trip

Rain is enjoyed and welcomed everywhere and by everybody. Children and elders get a chance to enjoy rain showers. Rainy season has great significance in India. As all know, farmer’s livelihood heavily depends on the arrival of rain. In the western part of India, monsoon rain arrives in the beginning of June every year. Alas! This year monsoon showers kept farmers waiting till second week of July. The amount of rainfall predicted is well short of its average level this…

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What Are Heat Waves

A heat wave is a prolonged period of excessively hot weather, which may be accompanied by high humidity. While definitions vary, a heat wave is measured relative to the usual weather in the area and relative to normal temperatures for the season. Temperatures that people from a hotter climate consider normal can be termed a heat wave in a cooler area if they are outside the normal climate pattern for that area. What are the symptoms of heat strokes and…

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Beauty of Nature

Grand canyon The Earth’s greatest gorge” the Grand Canyon is located in northwestern Arizona. Its vastness is 217 mile long, and its widest it spans over 17 miles across. It is not surprising that it has been designated one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The walls of the canyon are made of limestone, sandstone, lava and other rocks. As the day passes the rocks reflect different colors. Many tourists come to the canyon just to watch the rocks…

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Typhoons (philippines)

A typhoon is a region-specific term given to a type of tropical cyclone, usually occurring within the northwestern region of the Pacific Ocean, west of the International Date Line. These same systems in other regions are referred to as either hurricanes, or more generally, tropical cyclones. The center of a cyclone is referred to as the eye. The eye is a circular area of calm, fair weather. On average, a tropical cyclone eye is about 30 miles across. Surrounding the…

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