Columns: Wacky Weather – New Records

A. Williams, Staff Writer

Weather is everywhere and always changing in one way or another. It can never be fully understood due to everyday there is something new to discover. Many times people think nothing of a cloud formation or the animals around them. The truth is if you pay attention to your surroundings you many notice something that could end up saving your life.

 New records are set all the time, some examples would be, the hottest day ever, or coldest day ever. Even the amount of tornadoes we could have in tornado alley count for their own record. Some experts come to think that global warming has to do with some of the records being set in previous years.

 Most people know where tornado alley is, and when tornado season is. There have been lots of records set for tornadoes like how many tornadoes formed in that specific year, even how big a tornado was. The deadliest tornado in history according to TornadoFacts.Net,  Daulatpur Saturia tornado in Bangladesh on April 26, 1989. 1,300 people were killed and 12,000 were left injured.

  Hurricanes form over warm oceans and need moisture in the air. Hurricanes mostly form during June 1 to November 30, but can form anytime of year if the conditions are right. They can last up to months and are miles wide. Hurricane Michael was the most powerful hurricane to make landfall with winds up to 155mph.

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email