Tropical storm - Hurricane Katrina - SDME

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Where do they develop?
Over sea's that are 27 degress or hotter
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Torrential rain causes what?
Flash floods - people drown or get stuck on rooftops or in homes
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Extensive flooding and an overflow of sewage causes what?
Water contamination - illness and disease is spread-QUICKLY
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Communication and power lines are destroyed, which means...?
Hard to organise a rescue
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Damage to transport means..?
Emergency rescue/aid cannot help
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What can be used to predict a tropical storm?
Satalites, weather stations, aircraft, computer models, can also predict the severity of the storm
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How planned a country is depends on what?
level of development and what emergency services are already in place
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What can a country do to prepare for a storm?
Have an evacuation plan, an education population and A warning system, Levees, embankments and seawalls
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Methods of managment that reduces injury and death or economic impact are seen as what?
sustainable
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