On November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) hit the Philippines. Tacloban, Leyte, and the surrounding shore of San Pedro Bay suffered the most damages. Because of strong winds brought by Yolanda, a 5–7 meter-high storm surge took place. Yolanda, as the storm surge cause, killed more than 6,000 people.
The people were caught off-guard. Some of them didn’t even know what a storm surge was.
So what is a storm surge?
Although we know that both floods and flash floods may cause harm, they are often used interchangeably. Are all floods, flash floods? Or are all flash floods, floods? Do they have a relationship? Just what is the difference between floods and flash floods?
To start, we first tackle what a flood and flash flood individually mean. Then we will differentiate them later on.
After flooding, we see different objects floating on floodwaters. The buoyant force of water is causing these objects to float. But did you know that the same force can actually help solve flood problems? Read on and find out how.
WHAT IS THE BUOYANT FORCE OF WATER?
To begin, we have to define what buoyant force is.
The most important thing that people should consider in a house is whether or not it has a jacuzzi. CTRL+A+DEL. Kidding aside, when starting a new home, some factors have to be considered. Understanding the important tips for building a house can help you build a residence that can stand the test of time.
Here are the TOP 5 most important tips for building a house:
Natural disasters lashed some countries of Asia. Check out this region’s situation in this 1st Quarter Asia weather recap.
Some countries in Asia experienced natural disasters during the 1st quarter of 2021. Tropical storms, heavy monsoon rains, flooding, and sandstorm are some of the force majeure that happened in the said region. Let us have a brief 1st quarter Asia weather recap for 2021.
How do you stay safe during a flood?
Protect your properties from flood damage by just learning from our simple yet effective tips.
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