Hurricane Gilbert During the year of 1988, several events changed the lives of hundreds of people. The summer Olympics, a presidential election, and Hurricane Gilbert which tore through Jamaica, part of Mexico and the United States. Hurricane Gilbert occurred between September 10th and the 17th. Hurricane Gilbert was one of the most wretched storms of…
Is a story that goes beyond the struggles of a teen-aged girls life, but it also portrays themes of basic life. Themes like, letting go and cultural differences apply to almost all people in one way or another. For that reason, Preciousness is not just a story about a young girls life, but its a…
Hurricane Katrina was a big storm that caused a flood in Louisiana and Mississippi in 2005. Specifically, it flooded New Orleans. It precipitated a lot of water, which caused a storm surge that broke levees. That allowed water to infiltrate the city. 80% of New Orleans was below sea level, so the 80% flooded. Many…
Tornadoes travel at an average of 45 mph with a diameter between 150 and 600 meters and maximum wind speeds up to 600 km/hr. Middle latitude cyclones can span across a continent and usually require 2-4 days to cross a region. Hurricanes range in speed from 119 km/hr to sometimes over 250 km/hr and average…
Natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the earth; examples are floods, hurricane, earthquakes and tsunamis. The occurrence of such events have a heavy impact on the environment, the lifestyle of individuals including the effect it has on the psychological and emotional minds of the people. These case study further…
It has been may years since I; Phillip Enright was stranded on the tiny island, Devil’s Mouth with my beloved friend Timothy, and our one comfort, Stew Cat. Its been 50 years to be exact and in all 61 years of my life, nothing has impacted me more than that time spent on the cay….
Jordan Lewis Mrs. Caine English 1H, Set 5 12/4/18 A father and son’s relationship is a bond that connects a child to his hero. For Amir, this could not be more opposite. Amir has a unique kind of relationship with his father Baba. For Amir, to get attention would be a great accomplishment, and praise,…