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Tropical revolving storms

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What you need to know:



Typhoon Haiyan vs Hurricane Katrina...


A table to record your research into  (you can use this blank table for revision!)


Hurricane Katrina


watch the weather channel and NBC news  and National Geographic does a good overview - 5 minutes!


Hurricane Katrina 2005 - animation , a timeline, lots of links to impacts and here

Map the Track of Katrina - map to help

Use this site for an in depth case study of Hurricane Katrina. Consider not only the causes, immediate and longer term impacts and long and short term responses but also the vulnerability of the population and it's capacity to cope. 

 the Met office guide to Hurricane Katrina

The USA's National Hurricane Center


PREPARING - The USA's National Hurricane Centre and  visit FEMA's website and summarise their advice to the general public. New York City's plans


Typhoon Haiyan 


The day it made landfall Sky news 

DOCUMENTARY - good for causes and effects

    Sky News 1 week on 


summary document with links to help with research

 BBC pagesNov 2013 =  the 25th tropical storm to enter Philippine territory this year and reports suggest there have been sustained winds of some 320 km/h (199mph) with gusts of up to 378 km/h (235mph).


A summary of numbers

A detailed briefing paper from Oxfam


A year on - before and after  


A wide collection of articles from Haiyan - http://www.pearltrees.com/robgeog/typhoon-haiyan-case-study-2013/id9774018#item95192224/l435







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