Ferengi80 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2007, 708 posts, RR: 0 Posted (7 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2428 times:
I just checked on the National Hurricane Center website, and there seems to be a lot of activity in the Atlantic at the moment. We have the Tropical Storm Gustav which has made landfall in Louisiana, Hurricane Hannah which is tracking towards Florida and Georgia, Tropical Storm Ike which is in the mid Atlantic, and Tropical Depression Ten, as yet not assigned a name, which has formed off the west coast of Africa.
Is this level of activity normal at this time of year? I've heard of two active storms at one time, but never four.
Your thoughts and comments please!
AF1981 LHR-CDG A380-800 10 July 2010 / AF1980 CDG-LHR A380-800 11 July 2010
Beaucaire From Syria, joined Sep 2003, 5252 posts, RR: 23
Reply 4, posted (7 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 2354 times:
Would it be wiser and more realistic to flatten New Orleans and re-build it inside the country ,safely away from floodings ??
There will be more hurricanes hitting Luisiana and the soup-bowl of New Orleans,and pumping each year billions into a city that will never escape it's destiny to be flooded or devastated sooner or later again and again..
I know it sounds tough but let's face it- -man can't control nature and the place has been built at the wrong place ...
Ual747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (7 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2230 times:
Quoting MCOflyer (Reply 8): You are lucky for having not to deal with this storms. I myself have to deal with school being canceled, and other stuff because of this storm. I feel bad for the Gustav victims for this reason
We all live on a living planet. If it's not hurricanes, which btw, we get all the aftermath in Oklahoma of western Gulf hurricanes, it's tornadoes for us, or wild fires, california, earthquakes, snowstorms in the NE.
You live in the most meteorologically diverse nation in the world. We all deal with weather/earth issues.