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Difference Between Tornado and Typhoon

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 26-Apr-2023 16:06:52
Tornadoes and typhoons are both natural disasters that can cause significant damage and destruction. Despite having similar characteristics, these two phenomena are different from each other in several ways. What is a Tornado? Tornadoes are small, rotating columns of air that extend from the base of a thunderstorm to the ground. They are usually formed during the spring and summer months in the United States, especially in the central and southern regions. Tornadoes are characterized by their funnel-shaped appearance and can occur suddenly without warning. They have a lifespan of only a few minutes to an hour and can travel ... Read More

Difference Between Climate and Temperature

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 17-Apr-2023 17:50:27
Climate and temperature are two concepts that are often used interchangeably, but they are different in meaning and scope. Temperature is a measure of the amount of heat in the atmosphere, while climate refers to the long-term patterns and trends of weather in a particular region. In this essay, we will explore the differences between climate and temperature, their respective roles in the Earth's system, and how they affect the planet and its inhabitants. What is Climate? Climate refers to the long-term patterns and trends of weather in a particular region. It is a measure of the average weather conditions ... Read More

Difference between Erosion and Weathering

Manisha Shejwal
Updated on 29-Sep-2022 13:08:54
There are various landforms on Earth’s surface such as rocks, cliffs, seashores, mountains, valleys, plateaus, and volcanic cones. The shape of these landforms continuously undergoes changes as they degrade due the exposure to changing environment, wind, ice, water, or any human activities. In Geology, the two terms are used to depict degradation of the landforms: Erosion and Weathering. Read through this article to understand the terms "Erosion" and "Weathering", and how they are different from each other. What is Erosion? Erosion is the process of breaking down rock particles and transporting those particles elsewhere thereby gradually changing the topography of ... Read More

How to wash winter clothes at home dry rather than get them cleaned from the market?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Although, you can easily wash winter clothes at home if you know the right method because if handled by an amateur, things may go wrong and you end up damaging your favorite woolens.What to Buy?Nowadays, I see a number of mild liquid detergents Ezee, Safewash, etc. placed on the shelves of a super market close to my house. A few drops of such liquids are enough to get the job done.Steps To FollowFill a half bucket with fresh running water. Do not fill it with warm water as it may lead to loosening of the fabric threads and even fading ... Read More

Why Rainy season is not considered good to start exercising?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
According to Ayurveda, it is during the monsoon season that your digestive system goes down. It is recommended to eat foods that generate heat in the body and boost the immune system. When the amount of food intake has to be lowered, it is also the time when the body should not be allowed to get tired much. As this is the period when the immune system becomes low, it is said that the body shouldn’t be tired much. When it comes to Indian monsoon season, much exercise is not recommended for an Asian body during monsoon.For AsiansAs per the ... Read More

Why do we get more dandruff during winters?

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Dandruff is the flakes which are dead skin cells that fall off your scalp. Scratching the scalp or rubbing your head, makes dandruff fall on your shoulders and dress. The scalp gets red and itchy because of dandruff.Dandruff can occur on the scalp, eyelashes, ears, sides of nose, neck, breastbone etc. anywhere. Dandruff is not contagious and it does not mean that the person is not being hygienic or not cleaning the hair properly.Dandruff can occur due to many reasons such as Pollution, stress, improper diet and sleep, chemicals in hair products and the medical conditions of the skin. Winters ... Read More

Why deserts are hot in the daytime and chilled at night?

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
It is actually sand, which turns the entire phenomenon hot. Sand cannot hold the heat. It acts like a mirror to the sun. During the daytime, it stays warm, and when the Sun is absent it loses all its heat making the nights colder. There’s nothing in the desert that can either absorb heat from the sun or hold it on the surface when the sun is set.Days In DesertThe Sun in the desert can reach the zenith due to which the temperature rises up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the day. The sand in the desert gets heated up ... Read More