今日の英語の習慣化の題材は、Storm やHarricanesなどについてのTerminology についての記事から...
・What’s the difference between a ‘watch’ and a ‘warning’?
・How is it determined whether a strong storm involved a tornado?
・What is a derecho?
・What’s the difference between tropical depressions, tropical storms, and hurricanes?
・What do the categories of hurricanes mean?
・What’s a storm surge?
It is only mid-August, and several major tropical storms and hurricanes have already hit different parts of the United States. In fact, we’ve already set a record for the highest number of named storms occurring by early August (nine). While there’s been some action in the usual spots in the southeast, the northern parts of the east coast have also been getting hit, including a visit from Hurricane Isaias (later downgraded to a tropical storm), which killed at least nine people, and left millions without electricity for days.