GLY1880 Topic 22

The deadliest hurricanes/cyclones in history went in this basin
Indian Ocean
Inland flooding along the path of land-falling hurricane is greater with a fast moving system than with a slow moving one
False
The strongest winds of a hurricane occur
in the eye wall
Which of the following determines height of storm surge?
All of these
Atlantic hurricane names are all male names
False
Major hurricanes are what categories in wind scale?
3-5
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North of 40 degrees latitude and south of 35 degrees latitude there is a deficit of incoming short wave radiation to outgoing infrared radiation
True
Atlantic hurricane season is
May 15 – Nov 30
Minimum sustained winds in a hurricane are
74 mph
What percentage of US population lives in coastal countries?
Almost 40