Tag: Prediction

What Is the Beaufort Scale? What Is Its History?

Introduction—What is the Beaufort scale? The Beaufort scale refers to a method of estimating wind speed based on the surface condition of a large body of water in relation to wind waves and swell. The advent of the scale enables sailors to measure wind speed simply by observing the surface of the sea. Historical perspective Read More

Different Types of Clouds and What They Do

What are the different types of clouds?   According to the International Cloud Atlas of the World’s Meteorological Organisation, there are over 100 different types of clouds in existence. However, each one can be divided to become part of ten basic types of clouds, depending on its height and general shape in the sky. Are you Read More

Best Weather Websites for Authentic Information

The go-to Websites Having detailed information about weather is important due to various reasons. Whether you are planning to have a trip around the town or you are planning to go for a long drive, it is always best to have information about the weather patterns. This will further save you from the issues you can Read More

Flashes on Earth: The Report From Nasa’s Epic

E.P.I.C. About the Imaging Camera NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) is taking hourly pictures of the planet. These pictures are taken from the spot between earth and the sun. The NASA’s camera is capturing the flashes of light on the surface of the earth from one million miles away. The instrument is installed on Read More

Floods. A Natural Disaster.

What are Floods? Floods are a lot of water.  Floods occur when a piece of land that is usually dry suddenly gets covered with water.   Water naturally flows from higher ground to low ground.  The low ground will fill up before the high ground.  That is why you see on TV people on their roofs Read More