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  1. A terrestrial storm is a wind measuring 10 or higher on what scale?
  2. A haboob is what type of storm?
  3. In meteorology, what is defined as a large scale air mass formed over the South Pacific or Indian Ocean that rotates around a strong centre of low atmospheric pressure?
  4. Who became a national heroine after risking her life to save the survivors of the storm wrecked steamship Forfarshire in 1838?






  5. On which planet is the Great Red Spot, a constant high-pressure region that produces the largest storm in our Solar System?
  6. Which American city is known as the "Windy City"?
  7. Which 2000 American biographical disaster film tells the story of the Andrea Gail, a commercial fishing vessel that was lost at sea?
  8. Which American city was severely affected by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005?
  9. A few hours before the Great Storm of 1987, which BBC weatherman famously said not to worry, there isn't a storm on the way?
  10. What game, once described as selling "sex in a box", is also another name for a tornado?


Answers:



  1. Beaufort scale
  2. A dust or sand storm
  3. A cyclone
  4. Grace Darling
  5. Jupiter
  6. Chicago
  7. The Perfect Storm
  8. New Orleans






  9. Micheal Fish
  10. Twister















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