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Hurricane “Sandy” in the United States called doomsday

SandyThe Mid-Atlantic portion of the United States was in a hurricane affected area “Sandy” employees Space Flight Center of the George C. Marshall in Huntsville, Alabama, witnessed remarkable optical phenomenon: the complex interplay of luminous arcs and rings around the midday sun.

“I’ve never seen anything like this,” – says the eyewitness, Bill Cooke, head of NASA’s Research Laboratory of meteors. His colleague, geophysicist David Hathaway, took a few photos.
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Posted by on November 5, 2012 in Global warming, Historical, Nature

 

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Who is the “Sandy”?

CycloneAmericans and Canadians assess the damage and calculate the losses from the depredations “Sandy,” we try to understand the terminology of the cyclonic eddies. After being initially tropical cyclone, “Sandy” was transformed into extra tropical cyclone and covered the East Coast of the U.S. and Canada in a new capacity.

The thing is that the tropical and extra-tropical cyclones completely different physics: first appear in the tropics over very warm water surface (at least +27 ° C) and “fed” by allocating huge amount of condensing with powerful lifting hot and humid air . Extra tropical cyclones occur against the backdrop of sharp temperature contrasts in the main atmospheric fronts that separate the two air masses with different properties.
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Posted by on November 4, 2012 in Global warming, Historical, Mysterious, Nature

 

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Effects of Hurricane “Sandy” in Haiti

The hurricane “Sandy” swept over Haiti a week ago, many of the country are still under water. 22 people were killed in the storm, which caused huge damage fields of grain and the whole infrastructure of the country.

Tommaseo in the village, such as houses and roads are covered with water. Haitians say that even without a livelihood, they try to hold on. “All that we had in the house – was gone. The only documents that we were able to keep it – a birth certificate. All neighborhoods are filled with water, we have to find a place to sleep.
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Posted by on November 3, 2012 in Global warming, Historical, Human, Mysterious, Nature

 

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“Sandy” was the most devastating disaster for the “underground” for all 108 years of its existence

Hurricane “Sandy” that hit the East Coast of the U.S., has brought unprecedented destruction. Were inundated many coastal cities left without electricity for more than 8 million people.

On the coast disrupted rail service, canceled more than 16 thousand flights. Damage, according to preliminary estimates, could reach $ 20 billion.
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Posted by on October 31, 2012 in Global warming, Mysterious, Nature

 

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Americans met “Sandy”

SandyThe head of New York City than in a sense summed up the first day of the coming storm.

Meeting oceanic elements and solid earth eastern U.S. general in American politics bore special eloquence. The more so because they suddenly got almost all the airtime on the channels that broadcast to find a sufficient number of kilowatts. Electricity, by the way, was the first, but, unfortunately, not the only scarce resource. In second place was the fuel for autonomous power. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 31, 2012 in Earth, Global warming, Nature, Ocean

 

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