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Winds at twice the speed of sound

We’ve all got stuck out in or witnessed very strong winds here on Earth, from gusts that turn your umbrella inside out to tornadoes that rip up everything in their path. You might think these winds are a force to be reckoned with, but unless you’ve had a day floating around the gaseous atmosphere of ice giant Neptune you haven’t seen anything yet!

You might think that Neptune’s distance from the Sun, which creates temperatures as low as -218 degrees Celsius (-360 degrees Fahrenheit), would mean a world frozen solid by the subzero climate with not much going on in

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PLAYING THE ODDS.

HOW TO GAUGE A HURRICANE THREAT.

Most weather-related accidents occur when pilots don’t realize they are heading into danger or won’t admit to themselves they are flying into conditions that they and their airplane aren’t equipped to handle. This isn’t a problem with hurricanes. They are so fierce and hard to miss that any pilot who hadn’t heard the news that a hurricane is nearby would almost surely recognize the danger in plenty of time to avoid it.

Hurricanes are born over oceans with surface water warmer than about 80 degrees. They begin weakening when they move over cooler water

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Severe weather conditions do not leave the U.S.

Severe weather conditions do not leave the United States Weather and Climate

Increased frequency of severe storms in central and southern Great Plains USA. They are dangerous in the form of damaging winds, large hail and potential tornadoes. Rain walked one by one from Dallas to San Antonio, Texas. Some of them were so powerful that on the radar display strong rotation.

The National Weather Service in Norman, Okla., predicts the development of a tornado with large hail and strong winds. For areas of greatest activity is western Arkansas, southeastern Oklahoma, central and northeastern Texas. Powerful storms will likely go

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Dust storm in Saudi Arabia

Dust storm in Saudi Arabia Natural Disasters

Severe dust storm covered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, stopping traffic and causing several car accidents. Classes in schools were suspended until the end of the school day, in some institutions and training canceled on February 7. In the streets of felled trees. For safety reasons, many people decided to stay home.

This unstable weather with strong winds customary for the country at this time of year. Usually in February over the peninsula dominated growing front compressed air with a deep low pressure area, where the part of the Gulf blow called Shamal, powerful

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In Canada recorded gusts of hurricane force winds

In Canada recorded gusts of hurricane force winds Natural Disasters

Strong winds knocked down trees, destroyed buildings and fanned grass fires in Alberta, western Canada. The storm, which began on November 27, 2011, struck the city of Calgary stream of broken glass and dust. According to the plan of the emergency, the local authorities ordered to stop pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the city.

Further south at the foot of the Canadian Rockies was powerful Chinook, wind from the sea. In Klaresheme Wind gusts reached 144 kilometers per hour. Grass fires in Lethbridge endanger the lives 130 people, forcing them

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Storm winds and strong waves crash around Ireland and the UK

Storm winds and strong waves crash around Ireland and the UK Natural Disasters

Storm to the north of Great Britain caused a storm winds, cold rains and waves in the Irish Sea. From 27 to 28 November strong waves was overturned cargo vessel "Swanland". As a result of the collapse of the two survivors, one was killed, five fate remains unknown.

Sea waves fall on the shore near Workington Cumbria, destroying everything in its path. In Scotland, because of the strong storm winds closed roads in mountainous areas, and ferry flights canceled. According to the weather station force wind gusts

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Without electricity

The impact of weather on humanity constantly getting stronger and stronger. Winter 2009-2010. Thousands … hundreds of thousands of people remain without electricity due to severe frosts, snow and gale-force winds. Let's look at the situation in the world in more detail. The news weekly reflect the situation from February 8-14.

Ukraine

Snowfall and strong winds left without electricity for more than a thousand communities in Ukraine.

As of 7:00 (8:00 MSK) due to severe weather conditions in 12 regions of Ukraine 1000 41 de-energized town: in Mykolaiv (region) — 341, Odessa — 221 Vinnitsa — 141

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South-east Africa are still threatened by cyclone

South-east Africa are still threatened by the cyclone weather and climate

Rampant in the Mozambique Channel FANS tropical cyclone hit the south-east coast of Africa and will bring destructive winds and strong rains. The influence of the system, located about 120 km from the coast of Mozambique and 1130 kilometers north-east of the city of Maputo, continue for two weeks. Compact cyclone has a strong area of low pressure with steady winds (speed over 168 km / h). Projected increase in wind speed of 200 km / h The system will move south towards the ocean, and will continue to

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The frequency of the north-eastern trade winds decreasing

The frequency of the north-eastern trade winds reduced Scientists prove

Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa say reducing the frequency of occurrence of the trade winds that blow from the north-east in the last four decades. Thus, even 37 years ago, the number of days in the year when the airport Honolulu blowing trade winds, was 291. Now, however, the figure had fallen to 210 days.

Such a distinct change in the character of the northeast trade winds are essential for the normal climate of Hawaii. They affect the wave height, the formation of clouds, rainfall

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Central and Eastern Europe at the mercy of the storm winds

Central and Eastern Europe at the mercy of the storm winds Weather and Climate

In the 19 regions of Bulgaria declared a "yellow" key risks from the deteriorating weather conditions. Gale is expected over a wide area in the north of the country, he will hold in many towns and villages almost the whole day. Local residents advised to exercise extreme caution while on the street.

Dangerous wind delayed and over eastern Bulgaria, speed gusts may reach 18-23 m / s. Adjacent to these areas of the country as the Bulgarian felt the impact of hurricane winds. "Yellow"

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