From the cover . . . "Today we are more aware than ever of the global occurrence of severe weather events, whether they be a disastrous tornado outbreak across the U.S. High Plains, a tropical cyclone inundating Bangladesh or a deep depression with hurricane force winds whipping across the British Isles. The desdtruction and human suffering are brought to our television screens very soon after the event and emphasize the importance of accurate prediction of such raging weather.
Weather ®age explains in general terms how dangerous weather is produced, and in specific terms by focusing on memorable events that illustrate the workings of hurricans, tornadoes and frontal storms."