- from Hurricanes
Dark clouds fill the sky. It’s the middle of the day, but it looks like night. The wind howls, and rain hits the ground so hard it digs holes in the mud.
Tree branches bend and crack, and whole trees are uprooted and crash down. Store windows break. The roofs of buildings fly through the air, while electric wires send out sparks and hang dangerously from broken utility poles. Signs blow across highways. Water floods the streets. It is a bad time to be outdoors, that’s for sure. You are in the middle of a hurricane—the largest, fiercest storm of nature. How do these storms start, and how can we protect ourselves from them? Keep reading.