Features significant updates and information on recent weather phenomena and the devastation and loss that resulted. Hurricanes Andrew, Dean, Felix, Gilbert, and Wilma are covered in detail, as well as the most destructive and deadly tropical cyclone witnessed in the United States in the last 50 years, Hurricane Katrina.... laden with food, clothing, and small appliances, scurried through the littered streets of Kingston, plundering what Gilbert did not. ... Returning to the Caribbean on the morning of September 13, Gilbert promptly underwent another cycle of rapid, terrifying ... in the Western Hemisphere when it slammed ashore near the Mexican resort island of Cancun shortly after dawn. ... bands suddenly opened up, dropping eight inches of rain over the dense jungle forests of the YucatAin Peninsula.
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones, New Edition|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|