TITLE

Storm Season

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;Sep2009, Vol. 79, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on hurricanes in the U.S. Defined as storms accompanied with heavy rain and strong winds, hurricanes can cause to trees and homes. The hurricane season in the country spans from the months of June to November. Hurricanes form over warm ocean water and it spins because of the winds.
ACCESSION #
43829870

 

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