Wildfires are dangerous, but firestorms are downright terrifying. They happen when conditions are right for the soaring air column over fire to develop its
We’ve seen that the two chief methods of flood control involve building barriers and keeping river channels open so they can hold as much
In a flood people turn first to barriers – levees, sandbags, flood walls, and the like. This works well, but failure can be catastrophic.
We saw last week how floods happen. Now let’s take a look at the major methods of flood control. Barriers are the first thing
We need water to survive, but not too much of it. How much is too much? It’s a fine line. Flooding enriches the land, recharges
So far, the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season has been a quiet one. Hope it stays that way, too! In 2005, after all, we saw terrible