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Eyewitness hurricane & tornado [electronic resource] / written by Jack Challoner.

Challoner, Jack. (Author). Challoner, Jack. Hurricane & tornado. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780756667870 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0756667879 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (72 p.) : col. ill., col. maps.
  • Edition: Rev. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Pub., c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note: Rev. ed. of: Hurricane & tornado. 1st American ed. 2000.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Weather folklore -- Early forecasts -- What is extreme weather? -- Causes of extreme weather -- Severe winds -- Thunderous storms -- Twisting tornadoes -- Tornado force -- Lightning strikes -- Hailstorms -- Hurricane alert -- Hurricane horror -- Fog and smog -- High seas -- Snowstorms -- Avalanche -- Floods and landslides -- Deadly droughts -- Polar extremes -- Weather watch -- Disaster relief -- Nature's survivors -- Climate change -- El Nino phenomenon -- Freaky conditions -- Weather beyond Earth -- Did you know? -- Timeline -- Find out more -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.: Describes dangerous and destructive weather conditions around the world, such as thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, lightning, hail, and drought with photographs, historical background, and legends.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Severe storms > Juvenile literature.
Natural disasters > Juvenile literature.
Storms > Juvenile literature.
Weather > Juvenile literature.
Weather > Juvenile literature.
Natural disasters.
Geology.
Science.
Physics.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Science & Nature > Earth Sciences > Weather.
Genre: Electronic books.

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