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2. Name two ways people protect property and lives in tropical storms

  • embankments, board up windows
  • strengthen houses, evacuation
  • plant wetlands, sell the house
  • build houses on stilts, stay with grandma

3. Name two conditions needed for tropical storms to form

  • warm water, wind speeds of 0-12km
  • humidity, high wind speeds
  • hottest time of the year, clouds
  • between the tropics, low pressure

4. Name three natural causes of drought

  • few clouds, less precipitation, high temperatures
  • irrigation, unsustainable use of water
  • long period of high atmospheric pressure, dry soil
  • over grazing, intensive farming

5. Name the term: the point underground where the earthquake occurs

  • focus
  • quaker
  • epicentre
  • seismic


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