UK Weather Hazards

  • Created by: Latisha.S
  • Created on: 20-05-19 18:13
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  • UK Weather Hazards
    • Wind
      • damage properties
      • close transportation
      • can uproot trees
        • injures or kill people
      • strongest in coastal areas
    • Thunderstorms
      • common in summer usually in south or esat
      • lightning
        • death
        • fires that damage environment & property
      • heavy rain
      • strong winds
    • Drought & Heatwaves
      • damages crops
        • damages economy
      • rules to conserve water during droughts
      • heat exhaustion
        • death
      • pollution builds up
        • breathing difficulties
      • problem with transport
    • Snow and Ice
      • injuries
      • schools & businesses closed
      • disrupts transport
      • damages crops
    • Rain
      • can cause flooding
        • damages homes
        • damages transport
        • death & injuries
        • forces businesses to close
          • damages economy
    • Hailstorms
      • can make driving dangerous
      • damages crops and property

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