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    • Storm warning. What to do?

      Storm Warning - this information about hazardous weather conditions, which were not foreseen the weather forecast, as well as clarification of the time of their occurrence, intensity and duration.

      Bad weather may be different degrees of risk. Adverse conditions along thunderstorms are strong wind gusts from 15 to 24 m / s, heavy rain, hail diameter of 19 mm, heat above 30 ° C, frost -30 ... -39 ° C, sleet, freezing rain, and some other weather conditions .

      Most often, when the transfer of a storm warning warns of adverse events.

      What should be done with the storm warning?

      When you declare a storm warning is necessary to carry out instructions MOE, traffic police and other officials when they were announced.

      In the case of approximation of a strong hurricane winds, rain, thunder, and so on. N. Need to take precautions.


      • tightly close doors and windows;
      • check valve on the windows, so they are not opened;
      • pasted on the glass crosswise strips of adhesive tape;
      • zadёrnut curtains;
      • during a hurricane is not fit to the windows;
      • remove from the balconies of the things that can blow the wind;
      • stock up on candles, flashlights and batteries in case of breakage of wires and power outages;
      • stock up on water in case of disabling it;
      • prepare a first aid kit;
      • prepare radio on batteries;
      • not to overload the grid: do not start at the same time a large number of electrical appliances;
      • do not leave the house.

      On the street:

      • go to the nearest building, go down into the underpass, or hide under the bridge; in a pinch, you can go into the pit, or any depression;
      • do not come close to trees, poles, billboards and other objects that might fall from the wind;
      • do not touch the broken wires;
      • Do not park the car next to trees, poles, pillars and billboards;
      • if during a storm, you were in the car, stop, but do not leave the vehicle;
      • do not swim with the storm warning or thunderstorm.

      Take care of yourself and your loved ones!

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    • Description thunderstorms in the literature and our studies

      Storm is always fascinating, hypnotic effect on a person. Rampage element chains. Remember Lermontovskoye?

      Roaring storm, they smoke clouds
      Over the dark abyss of the sea,
      And whipped penoyu ebullient
      The crowd waves among themselves.
      Round the rocks ognistoy ribbon curls
      Sad lightning snake
      Elemental alarming swarm myatetsya ...

      But as described N. Z approaching storm:

      Moves frowning cloud
      Propped up half the sky in the distance,
      Moves, huge and malleable,
      With a lantern in his hand raised.

      Terrible and magnificent sight!

      "Swiftly and aggressively over the horizon loomed the dark cloud and somehow once clouded sky. Firmly sharpened bright sun in his dungeon. Became gloomy. For a moment, all hushed, but only for a moment. Like an afterthought, a cold wind blew sharp and raised on the river evil black waves. dazzling lightning ripped the sky. And now, sharp and scary, like a shot, the thunder. "

      This description V.Kolesnikova thunderstorms.

      Interest and statements of participants in our project.

      Look, what an interesting story we shared turned out!

      "Suddenly became audible thunder and flashes of lightning. I am very afraid of thunderstorms and so I try to distract myself. A storm clouds - all giants thickened and lightning flashed more often."

      "The anger of Zeus"

      "It was scary, but very fascinated"

      "Lightning, accompanied by thunder, had a large enough diameter. Near the earth's surface flows have increased in diameter."

      "The storm was short-lived ..."

      "... I have caused a storm of positive emotions"

      "It was very beautiful and unforgettable!"

      Such is the poetic image of the first May thunderstorms formed. But there is that participants and explanation:

      "Judging by the length of about 30 minutes and the volume of 10-20 km can say that it is a single-cell cloud" has become a source of our inspiration.

      Thanks to all participants of the project!

      Looking forward to your new profiles! Be careful when filling them out.


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    • Security measures during a thunderstorm

      Lightning on the Water

      If you see what is going to storm, it is better to leave the pond and get away from it for a considerable distance. Lightning hit the water, striking all around in a radius of about 100 meters.

      Lightning in the woods

      You can not hide from the storm under the trees. Lightning often misses the trees, especially in the high.

      In the storm better out of the woods, such as clearing, stay in one place, and it is better to sit down, hide cloak and just wait out the storm.

      Lightning in the field

      In the field during a lightning storm, avoid open spaces, because the highest subject of exactly what you will. Take a closer look and find any ditch, ravine hole. Take cover in it and there, in relative safety, wait out the storm.

      From power lines, and any other metal structures, generally better go as far as possible!

      Lightning and car

      If the storm caught you in the car, then do not panic: the car - the safest area for you in this situation. Stop the car, close all windows and hatches. Do not leave your car.

      Zipper and cell phone

      Cell phone can be dangerous during a thunderstorm, as radio waves that it emits, even if you're not talking on the phone, "attract" lightning.

      During thunderstorms phone off!

      Houses in storm

      You need to close all windows and doors, turn off electrical appliances, do not talk on the phone. Try to stay at a certain distance from the central heating radiator.

      General Tips

      During a thunderstorm, that caught you in the woods, the fields, the pond, try to occupy the least possible space.

      Sit down on his haunches, hugging her knees and try not to move.

      Metal objects (jewelry) to remove themselves better, metal objects should be removed from the pockets and put myself at a distance of five meters.

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    • How to determine the distance to the epicenter of Rain

      To determine the approximate distance to the epicenter of the storm, can be made quite simple calculations. It is known that light travels at about 300,000 kilometers per second, which is almost immediately you will see a flash of lightning. But sound propagates in air at about 330 meters per second. Therefore, immediately after the lightning flash or need to measure the time of thunder, or just moderately reckon. Multiplying the number of seconds for 330, you'll know about the distance to the epicenter of the storm.

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