Why is it dangerous to go out during typhoon?
A typhoon is any tropical depression with winds faster than 119km/74mph or higher. Typhoons can cause MAJOR flooding. Just look at hurricane Katrina the hit New Orleans, LA, USA. That's not a typical hurricane/typhoon, but still be careful. Do not go out in a typhoon, you could be blown away or flood water will most likely be contaminated with human or animal waste. Only go out if it is an emergency.
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A typhoon is a strong, organized tropical storm with a closed circulation, convection, and sustained winds of at least 74 mph that occurs in the Pacific Ocean north of the equator and between 180 degrees and 140 degrees east longitude.
A Typhoon is a name used in east Asia for a hurricane. It is a typeof tropical cyclone occurring in the western regions of the PacificOcean. A typhoon is similar to a hurricane in levels ofdestructiveness. The word typhoon comes from the Chinese termtai-fung meaning great wind. See "What is a cyclon…e?" for a fullerdefinition. A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops inthe western part of the North Pacific Ocean between 180Â° and 100Â°E ( Full Answer )
Damage to Buildings and Structures Foundations and supports for buildings may fail, leading to shifting, sliding, or collapse. Bridges, tunnels, and roadways can also fail, imperiling motorists or bystanders. Personal Injury Because mud is usually thicker and heavier than water, it can sweep vic…tims into channels or off hillsides, causing death by suffocation or impact (with fixed objects or other debris). Livestock and Animals Panicked animals present a threat while protecting or securing them. Secondary Deaths or Injuries The blockage of pathways or roadways can increase the chance of slips, falls, and accidents, and emergency services (police, fire, and medical vehicles) could be temporarily curtailed. ( Full Answer )
Typhoons bring a variety of health hazards. Always boil waterduring a typhoon, seal food in water-tight containers, and washyour hands often. Stay indoors as much as possible to avoid flyingdebris from strong winds. Do not wade in water, to avoidwater-borne illnesses. Avoid areas that are prone to m…udslides orflooding. ( Full Answer )
If lightning strikes and u r in water, then u could possibly get electrocuted. The main reason is that during a storm there is often rain and heavy winds, the rain would generally be colder and could lower your core body temperature if you stayed out in it too long, it would also render it harder to… see if it was heavy. The main concern though is the wind as you would have to fight against waves which could include whitecaps and the current of the water. It would tire you out very fast and there is a strong risk that you could drown. ( Full Answer )
Answer . Do not stay in open spaces, do not drive or walk, do not be near or operate electrical powered devices, look for shelter in well constructed and solid places. .
BEFORE You should listen to radio announcements You should not go outside your house during the typhoon Turn off electronic gadgets Check if all your family members/neighbors are inside their houses AFTER \Check at your window if the typhoon is leaving the area or NOT
Dangerous places to be during lightning can include: . standing outside . standing outside on or near metal that conduct electricity . outside near trees . in a forest with dry/dead trees . outside in an open field . outside holding anything metal, e.g. keys, rake, shovel, golfclub . half in… a car, with the door open-- or any part of your bodyout of the car . on golf course . being on a 4-wheeler . riding a motorcycle . swimming or being near water, e.g. pool, pond, lake, river,ocean . inside, looking out a window . in the bathtub or shower in water, electricity can follow anypipe into the house . talking on a land-line telephone, which use electricity in thewiring; electricity from lightning can follow the house wires rightto your ear . on the roof near antennas . on any roof, or . applying a roof, repairing a roof . on the roof of the tallest building . climbing an electrical or telephone pole . standing under a transformer on an electrical pole . holding onto or standing beside a lightning rod . fishing with a metal pole . holding a metal divining rod looking for underground water . digging a ditch with a hand shovel . being in an (electrical) uninsulated big machine at aconstruction site . repairing electrical lines for the electric company . standing near or inside the grounds of an electric company'sback up electrical station, e.g. the sub-station . climbing a metal fence . making a basket where you reach up and grab the basketballhoop . at any outside playground, ballpark, sports event,festival . on a carnival ride . at a picnic sitting on metal chairs and someone standing at thegrill . inside a tent with electrical conducive metal supports . with your dog in a metal doghouse . a dog-catcher with a electrical conducive metal catchingpole ( Full Answer )
\nNo artificial sweeteners, including sucralose (Splenda) have been proven safe. Not because they've all been proven unsafe - although some have (Aspartame, Saccharin) - but because pregnant women aren't generally amenable to being treated as guinea pigs, the testing population just doesn't exist -… they test mice, etc., and theorize from those results. However, most pregnant women use sweeteners - even the bad stuff - with no ill effects. In the best scenario, you would stay away from processed food, including refined sugars - sugar does nothing but spike your insulin levels and cause inflammation - it can also increase your chances for gestational diabetes. Nevertheless, when your hormones are surging, sometimes you just need a donut - so have one - your baby most likely will not come out with 6 arms if you do. I put back several and never had a problem. If you can forgo simple sugars - good for you - it's the first great mommy thing you can do for your little one. Also, eat lots of lean protein, green vegetables, fresh fruit and grains - and take folic acid - you cannot take too much folic acid so err on the cautionary side and take a lot- you pee out any excess on a daily basis, just like Vitamin C. Lack of folic acid can cause miscarriage and deformation and the first trimester is when it is important because that is when baby forms all the important stuff - after 1st rimester, it is just getting bigger but still don't scrimp on the folate until the baby is on the outside of you. Plus, half the population is missing a gene they discovered a few years back that compromises your body's ability to process Vitamin B and if you fall into that half - the USA rda of Vit B will not cut it for you - so take excessive folate supplements before pregnancy and throughout to be safe. Lack of folate can even interfere with insulin receptors, cause weight gain and heart disease in those over 35, and prevent pregnancy. Good luck! ( Full Answer )
At 8 months you should be taking it very easy. It is very unlikely that you will physically harm your baby, but you may cause problems to your own organs and stress the baby when it needs to be strong for the birth. You may bring on early labour, but at 8 months this should not be a great problem. T…ake it easier please! ( Full Answer )
The Eurofighter Typhoon has two Eurojet EJ2000 turbojets each producing 20,000lbs each. All this gives it a maximum speed of mach2 (about 1500 mph) An EF200 Eurofighter Typhoon can fly at 2,125 kmh, a speed of 1,321 mph The Eurofighter has a top speed of about Mach 2 (twice the speed of sound), or 1…,386 mph at 36,000 feet. It's major advantage over other fighters is its ability to 'supercruise', ie to maintain a speed of over mach 1 without using the engine afterburners thus saving fuel and dramatically improving it's fighting range and endurance. ( Full Answer )
it's like a tornado destroying everthing in its path similar to a hurricaneand it is possible to cause a flood. They mostly occur over the pacific ocean in warm moist tropical places lik Hawaii and/or Puerto Rico :B.
For starters, many people have reported the computer blowing up, because the Hard drive is very sensitive to such High voltage, or the computer could die, same reason as why the computer would blow up, or the computer could be fine, who knows it could well be any of those three things.
Yes. you can be shocked when you go on a phone while the storms going on. :((
When a typhoon comes, it is essential that you stay calm first.Stay indoors and always tune in to the latest weather report. Heedthe advice of the local authorities if they ask you to evacuateyour area.
Everything is chaos. Those who haven't left scurry to leave. Thingsbecome destroyed and many possessions will be destroyed.
"YES! VERY DANGEROUS.." is a common reaction to the question of alcohol beverage consumption during pregnancy although things are rarely so simple as they might first appear. Several important points are worth noting. There is no scientific evidence that drinking in moderation (no more than one d…rink of beer, wine or distilled spirits) by pregnant women has ever caused Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) or otherwise harmed a single baby. Women who choose to drink in moderation while pregnant can do so with knowledge that their decision is consistent with scientific evidence. There is always the possibility that some as yet unidentified harm to a baby might result from light or moderate drinking during pregnancy. Given the above possibility, even if remote, the very safest choice for an expectant mother's fetus would be to abstain. The safest choice for the woman's own health may be to drink in moderation. Therefore, women who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant should discuss the matter with their own physician or health care provider. ( Full Answer )
A typhoon is a circular storm. In the Atlantic it is called a hurricane. In the Indian ocean, it is a cyclone. The winds rotate counter clockwise around a central "eye" or calm spot. The winds are accompanied by rain. The storm becomes a typhoon when the winds achieve a speed of 63 knots or 63 nauti…cal miles per hour (about 100 kilometers per hour). The high wind and driving rain can cause damage. A number of deaths are caused when the wind and water causes mudslides on denuded hills. Houses are covered with mud. Covering some, crushing other. Other shoddily constructed houses fall apart. Some people remain on low lying islands to be swept away by large waves. The rain causes creeks and rivers to swell and flood washing away houses. Then some people go out in the storm to be blown off roofs or washed away. Some stay inside a well constructed building and watch the show outside. ( Full Answer )
The ef-2000 Eurofighter typhoon can travel at a top speed of up to 1321 m.ph at approx. 11,000m
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Yes, this is dangerous during apregnancy. This drug can cause effects on your baby. This drug is considered a narcotic.
There is no lightning or thunder during the majority of typhoons.However, lightning and thunder have been occasionally reportedduring typhoons.
During a tornado or hurricane,when a high speed wind blows over a straw or tin roof ,it creates a low pressure in accordance with bernoulli's principle.However ,the pressure below the roof is still atmospheric. so due to this difference of pressure the roof is lifted up and is then blown off by the …wind. ( Full Answer )
Yes. because sun tanning in a bed is using gamma rays. if ever used badly it could affect the baby.
the danger spot during an earthquake is at the epicenter wich is the place right above were the earthquake was originaly started.
If you smoke during pregnancy it is very likely that your child will be extremely hyperactive and have ADHD. Cigarette smoke contains many poisonous substances, but studies have shown that this hyperactivity is caused by carbon monoxide building up in the baby's blood stream. This reduces the oxygen… that reaches the baby and causes many problems in development. ( Full Answer )
Probably the single largest danger during earthquakes are the collapse of buildings and or falling debris which can cause severe injury or death. Another major danger is the potential for fire and explosion due to damage to underground services such as gas mains as well as damage to gas pipework in …damaged or collapsed structures. Cities or towns near the coast in earthquake prone areas may also be at risk from tsunami. ( Full Answer )
After a cyclone has passed, you are advised to stay indoors or in your shelter, waiting for the signal for "all clear" before venturing out. Naturally, once you are outside, you must be aware of the likelihood of fallen power lines. Only go out if it is necessary, as cleanup crews will be working to… ensure the area is safe. ( Full Answer )
In a strong typhoon or hurricane the winds can carry enough force to directly damage or destroy the roofs and walls of houses. Whether the windows are open or closed will make no difference in a situation like this. The storm surge of a typhoon carries even more force than the wind.
In a hurricane loads of items will be blown over and you may need to be evacuated. After a hurricane you should be aware of thick blasts of wind after wards.
The Eurofighter Typhoon of the Royal Air Force has a top speed of MACH 2 which is the same as 2495 kmph . A meteorological typhoon is a tropical storm which has developed sustained winds of 64 knots (74 mph; 119 km/h) or more. Severe typhoons have speeds of 80 knots or more, whereas a super typho…on has winds over 100 knots. The highest recorded wind speeds from a typhoon were recorded in typhoon Tip in 1979 with its 165 knot sustained winds. ( Full Answer )
because Philippines is in the typhoon belt... that's why typhoon is frequent in the Philippines from July to septemper............
We humans evolved here on Planet Earth; we are the way we are because we're HERE. Going out into space means that we'll have to take our environment with us. That environment includes air (not too much, not too little, and with the right proportions of oxygen and other gasses), water, and food. Th…ere may be water ice in deep craters at the south pole of the Moon, but we're unlikely to find air or food there, so we'll need to take it with us. If the air leaks out, or we run out of oxygen, or if the carbon dioxide that we exhale builds up too much, or if we run out of food or water, we'll die. Space travel itself isn't particularly dangerous, as long as we understand that we ourselves must maintain our Earthly environment wherever we go. ( Full Answer )
The landslides and severe flooding left at least 246 people dead and 38 others missing.
Because we filipinos don't care whether our life is on the line, the important thing is we saved or at least tried to save a life. Matapang means brave. We are matapang not only on typhoons but on other stuff
Yes, because you can get an infection "down there." It can also be a problem in terms of body odor.
it is not dangerous for americans to go to taiwan.Taiwan is a verynice place,have cheaper things and cutest clothes,and many chineseand taiwanese food to eat like stinky tofu,boba milk tea,sping roll,also ,my favorite food------hot pot!
The best thing to do during typhoon is to ensure that an adequate supply like food, water, first aid kit, and other valuables are prepared. During the typhoon, listen to mobile radio to help you assess the situation. A mobile communication is also important during these times. Luckily some mobile ph…ones are equipped with emergency response system, a built in radio, flashlight for blackouts and a means of communication which can be operated even on blackouts, that is usually a common scenario during typhoons. ( Full Answer )
It depends. Northern Mexico and its border cities are very dangerous and is not recommended to visit them for whatever reason. Such cities include Juarez, Matamoros, Nuevo Laredo, Chihuahua or Reynosa. On the other hand, central and southern Mexico, including its resort cities are pretty safe to …visit. Some examples include Queretaro, Guanajuato, Pachuca and Mexico City on the mainland and Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, Cozumel and the Mayan Riviera on the coast. ( Full Answer )
Measles during pregnancy is a serious disease, leading to increased risk of a miscarriage or stillbirth. In addition, the mother's illness may progress to pneumonia.
"Typhoon Lagoon, is a watersport amusement park that is part of Walt Disney World, which is located in Orlando, Florida, in the United States of America."
It is only dangerous if you go unprepared with sufficient water andproper clothing and footwear. Also, you should be aware of commonsense safety precautions you need to follow when hiking in thedesert.
The amount of damage done by a typhoon or cyclone depends on many factors, not the least of which is the storm's path. In populated areas, especially in underdeveloped regions, casualties from flooding can become very high. Out of the approximately 1800 deaths during the 2011 typhoon season in the …Pacific, nearly 1300 resulted from a weaker but rainier storm, Severe Tropical Storm Washi, that never reached typhoon status. Its floods destroyed more than 9000 homes in the Philippines. By contrast, the 8 typhoons of the season combined for only about 211 total deaths. ( Full Answer )
Lightning strikes elevated objects, including trees, and carrying ametal golf club adds to the likelihood of being struck.
Because of emergency broadcasts by government departments. If you rely solely on mains-powered equipment, it may fail due to a power cut. battery-powered equipment is independent of the mains.
The Sun heats the ocean and causes evaporation. Teh watervapor is heated by the Sun too and when it condenses into clouds releases lots of its energy into the air causing a large storm to form. If the surface of the sea is above 27 Celsius (80 F) the energy just keeps on increasing and the storm kee…ps on growing. ( Full Answer )
Electricity travels fairly easily though water. Therefore, if lightning strike in or near a pool, any one in it has a good chance of being electrocuted.
Not worry about it. I'm so far inland, it's not going to get to me.
If you are outside during a thunderstorm you are at risk of beingstruck by lighting. In a severe thunderstorm there is potential forlarge hail and dangerous wind gusts.
Typhoons, which are hurricanes in the western Pacific, present anumber of hazards. The produce very strong winds, which can be adirect threat to life and property. The winds also create massiveocean waves and drive seawater onto land, casing destructivecoastal flooding. Even if the typhoon does not …directly impactland, the waves can create rip currents, which can drown unwaryswimmers The torrential rain of a typhoon can cause severe floodinginland and trigger landslides on unstable slopes. Thunderstorms inthe outer bands of a typhoon can spawn tornadoes. ( Full Answer )