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Fierce floods

Author: Cath Senker
Publisher: London : Wayland, 2014.
Series: Planet in peril.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Extreme weather dominates news bulletins around the world. From tsunamis to superstorms, floods to wild fires, natural disasters affect people globally on a daily basis. Floods, and their deadly consequences, have hit the headlines over the past decade as countries around the world have been affected by serious flooding. But why are these occurrences becoming more frequent, and more severe? And what happens to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Case studies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Case studies Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cath Senker
ISBN: 9780750281003 0750281006
OCLC Number: 872980145
Description: 32 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: What are floods? --
Accidental and deliberate flooding --
Bangladesh, June 2012 --
The Mississippi River, May 2011 --
Russia, July 2012 --
Prediction and protection --
The storm-water challenge.
Series Title: Planet in peril.
Responsibility: by Cath Senker.

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