Hurricane Sandy - The European Center - Medium Range Weather Forecasts
The hurricane sandy tragedy occurred in late October 2012. It was reported as the biggest Atlantic storm in the history of the United States. Scientists classified the hurricane as a category three storm at its peak intensity. Hurricane sandy is a post tropical cyclone that swept through the East coast and the Caribbean in the United States. The sandy hurricane began as a tropical depression and developed into a storm within six hours. The winds attained a maximum speed of 74mph and spread to over 175 miles during the period. The hurricane made a landfall in the United States near the Atlantic City, New Jersey (Joseph).
The European Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasts with headquarters in Reading, England had predicted of the hurricane Sandy striking the East coast of America. The alert had noted that the storm would turn west towards the land and strike in the New Jersey region by 28 October (Joseph). The National United States Weather Service and the National American Hurricane Center confirmed the path of the hurricane as predicted by the European model on the fourth day of its occurrence.
[...] Scientists reported that the effects of the hurricane sandy resulted from the effects of global warming. The temperatures increase in sea at the East Coast shores of the United States resulting from global warming contributed to the storm. As the atmospheric pressure in the area increases, the capacity and ability to hold water increases leading to stronger storms and high amounts of rainfall. Scientists and environmentalists have launched several campaigns to encourage the reduction of global warming. President Obama urged leaders across the globe to come up with strategies that would help reduce global warming. [...]
[...] Hurricane Sandy The hurricane sandy tragedy occurred in late October 2012. It was reported as the biggest Atlantic storm in the history of the United States. Scientists classified the hurricane as a category three storm at its peak intensity. Hurricane sandy is a post tropical cyclone that swept through the East coast and the Caribbean in the United States. The sandy hurricane began as a tropical depression and developed into a storm within six hours. The winds attained a maximum speed of 74mph and spread to over 175 miles during the period. [...]
[...] The world should be prepared to deal with the effects of the ‘Sara Hurricane' in 2018. From the aftermath of the Sandy Hurricane, nations should take precautionary measures to deal with the hurricane and avoid the massive destruction of property and the loss of lives. Bibliography Herman, Melanie Lockwood. Disaster and Risk Management October Joseph, May. Metropolis May October Josh, Gregory. The superstorm hurricane Sandy Warren, Stephanie. "Stormy Debate: A Year after Superstorm Sandy." Science World/Current Science 1 (2012): 12. [...]
[...] After the Hurricane Sandy, the senate government passed a motion to provide sixty billion US dollars to the state victims of the sandy. The House leaders on the other hand advocated for a flood insurance bill that would cover the victims affected by the hurricane sandy. The Senates motion was voted into a bill latter signed by President Obama into law on January The aid package directed towards all the victims of the flood played a role in restricting their lives (Joseph). [...]
[...] The U.S government together with city groups launched landscape reclamation programs after hurricane sandy. Some of the broad allayed plans by the city and state officials in New York encompass, enormous harbor spanning surge barriers with movable gates, reclamation of oyster beds, constructing wetlands, dunes and reefs. The government is cultivating in natural defenses by investing in hard infrastructure which entail the modernization of the drainage systems, strengthening utility services to avoid black outs and preventing the subway networks (Herman). [...]
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