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Now You Know Extreme Weather: The Little Book of Answers by Doug Lennox

By Doug Lennox

"When it rains, it pours," specifically in terms of best-selling writer Doug Lennox's Now you recognize severe climate . international warming, killer hurricanes, murderous tornadoes, melting permafrost -- climate issues us all, and now with this tightly packed compenium of questions and solutions, every person can get the lowdown on such things as:

What makes an ideal typhoon perfect?

Where's the world's most popular place?

Why used to be typhoon Katrina so destructive?

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March 27, 1977: In fog, KLM Flight 4805 sliced away some of the fuselage and tail from Pan Am Flight 1736 during takeoff from Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. Five hundred and eighty-three people were killed on the two flights. Miraculously, sixty-one of the Pan Am passengers survived. The planes were among several diverted from the main island because of a terrorist attack, April 20, 1914: Hie ocean liner Empress of Ireland collided with the coal carrier Storstad in the St. Law* rence River, north of Quebec City, and 1,167 lives were lost.

Hailstones have killed people, sometimes in great numbers. On April 14, 1986, ninety-two people died in the Gopalganj district of Bangladesh following a hailstorm with stones weighing more than a kilogram. Hailstorms in North America have taken human life occasionally, but never in such horrific numbers. Animals have also suffered grievously. In one storm in Montana, more than two hundred sheep are said to have died. A storm in southern Alberta took the lives of more than 36,000 ducks in 1953. What are the property losses from hailstorms?

Kericho, notable for tea plantations, endures hail an average of 132 days a year. 46 FOG Where is the world's foggiest place? Cape Race, Newfoundland, experiences more than 158 fog days each year, more than any place else in the world. London, England, historically well known for pea soup fogs caused by pollution from coal furnaces, remains foggy today, but with only thirty days per year does not set any records. What happened in London, England, between December 5 and December 9; 1952? Cold weather and a mixture of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and other pollutants from coal and industry com47 Now You Know Extreme Weather bined to create a sooty, dirty, yellow-green fog.

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