Making noise

A World Apart

2 big noise events have taken up residence in my brain lately.

The first is about the noise that accompanied Canada’s derecho. The information below are excerpts from the CBC report.

What’s a derecho and why is it so destructive? The science behind this powerful storm

Canada’s last derecho was in 1999, but climate change is shifting conditions

An ominous wall of wind and rain

A derecho, pronounced deh-RAY-cho, is a long-lived, fast-moving thunderstorm that causes widespread wind damage. This particular storm system was fed by a heat dome over the eastern United States.

According to Sills, the system formed south of Chicago on Saturday morning, then crossed the border into the Windsor area, where it started to cause damage.

By the time it arrived in Kitchener, Sills said the thunderstorm was producing gusts of up to 132 km/h. 

Unlike the rotating winds in a hurricane or a tornado…

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One response to “Making noise

  1. Thanks for the reblog JB!

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