He confirmed that the rainy situation on the area will continue until next week before it weakens due to the movement of moisture
A specialist and interested in the field of weather, Ali Mashhour, revealed to “Previously” that the oppressive cyclone that was monitored today in the open sea near the coasts of the Jazan region is repeated every year, and it is a natural thing, and it is formed as a result of transient moisture loaded with a cold mass in the upper layers of the atmosphere of the warm seas, including the Red Sea. .
In detail, “Mashour” said that the moisture resulting from the cyclone Shaheen, which hit the coasts of Oman, moved towards the west and the Empty Quarter until it reached its peak today in Jizan, carrying a cold mass in the upper layers of the atmosphere when it crossed the warm seas, including the Red Sea; And formed tornadoes or so-called “gasp”. These are repeated in Jizan, especially in the months of October and November, due to the presence of coldness in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
He pointed out that the remnants of cyclone Shaheen are a humid tropical mass that is saturated and laden with a cold mass, which contributed to heavy rains in Jizan during the last period. Stressing that the rainy situation in the region will continue until next week before it weakens due to the movement of moisture.
In addition, in this report, “Previously” reviews the most prominent types of hurricanes that are classified according to the Fujita scale, according to their speed, destruction and losses, and their types. It is as follows:
A first-class hurricane, with winds ranging from 133-118 kilometers per hour, and its damages are light, and are limited to some destruction of crops, moving homes, and destruction of equipment on rooftops.
A second-class hurricane, with wind speeds of 118-180 kilometers per hour, and moderate damage; Light trees are uprooted, large trees are cracked, cars are overturned, tents are uprooted, windows are smashed.
A third-class hurricane, with wind speeds of 181-210 kilometers per hour; Huge trees are broken, uprooted, house facades are smashed, roofs are ripped off, and cars are overturned.
A category four hurricane, with wind speeds of 210-250 kilometers per hour; Homes, especially roofs, are destroyed, trees are uprooted, power lines are cut, and roads are closed.
A Category 5 hurricane, with wind speeds of 251 – 330 kilometers per hour; It leads to the destruction of homes and to the ground, and large pieces are carried over long distances.
Ultra-strong hurricane: It is a category 6 hurricane, with winds more than 420 kilometers per hour. It hasn’t come to Earth yet, but it’s been put forward by computers.
One of the most famous hurricanes that occurred was Hurricane Nancy, which occurred in 1961 in the western Pacific region. The Bangladesh cyclone, which occurred in 1970 in the Bangladesh region of India, claimed the lives of 300,000 people. Hurricane Tracy, which occurred in 1974 in the Australian coastal region. Hurricane Forest, which occurred in 1983 in the Northwest Pacific region, was the fastest hurricane. Hurricane Gilbert, which occurred in 1988 in the region of Mexico, and lasted for a long time. Hurricane Andrew, which occurred in 1992 in the United States, and its losses were estimated at $25 billion. Hurricane John, which occurred in 1994 in the Australian region, claimed the lives of more than eight thousand people. Hurricane Mitch, which occurred in 1998 in Central America and some parts of North America, was more destructive. Hurricanes Katrina, Sandy and Irene signed in 2011, and their losses were very large.