Facts On File,

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" ... excels at explaining the science behind this dangerous weather pattern ... students will be pleasantly surprised by the wealth of information included."
(School Library Journal)

Completely revised and updated version of the book rated one of the "1998 Books for the Teen Age" by The New York Public Library Review.

Read about:

Hurricane Mitch and what it did
Where hurricanes happen and why they happen only there
What triggers hurricanes and how they grow
What happens inside a storm cloud
Hurricanes of the past
The damage hurricanes do and how they do it
How hurricanes get their names
Tracking and predicting hurricanes
Keeping safe through a hurricane

and much, much more