Extreme weather

Ann Squire

Book - 2015

Discusses various extreme severe weather from all around the world.

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New York : Children's Press, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc 2015.
Physical Description
48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (page 45) and index.
Main Author
Ann Squire (-)
  • Out of a thunderstorm what makes a tornado so deadly?
  • Windy and wet, how is a storm surge created?
  • The big truth! Hurricane Katrina
  • Why did hurricane Katrina become stronger after it left Florida?
  • Heat waves, droughts, and wildfires, what major disaster did drought cause during the 1930s?
  • Wintry weather, what is windchill?
  • Extreme weather and global warming, why does global warming cause an increase in tornadoes and thunderstorms?
  • True statistics.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Learn how scientists study some of the most extreme weather on Earth.Most days, you probably don't think too much about the weather. You might wear a coat on a cold day or carry an umbrella when it rains. But weather can be unpredictable. Downpours can flood entire cities, raging winds can knock down buildings, and huge piles of snow can block roads. Readers (Grades 3-5) will find out how scientists study some of the most extreme weather on Earth, from violent tornadoes to deadly hailstorms. They will also learn about some of the most devastating weather events in history.