Saturday, 29 September 2012

Severe weather

Severe weather is dangerous. Be sure you don't travel under severe weather risk.
  • Thunderstorm: an electric storm. The thunder is the sound and the lightening is a bright flash of electricity.
  • Snowstorms: storms with lots of snow.
  • Flood: It happens after very heavy rain, snow melting or when rivers rise.
  • Drought: It occurs when it doesn't rain or rains a little bit for a long time.

 For further information: 

Learn more about the atmosphere!!

Thursday, 27 September 2012

The elements of weather

Temperature: we measure temperature with a thermometer.

Wind is air in motion. We measure wind with an anemometer.

Humidity is the amount of water in the air. We measure humidity with a hygrometer.

Rain is a type of weather precipitation. We measure the rain with a rain gauge.