From Science Insider.
When it comes to extreme weather like hurricanes, water is deadlier than wind. But the way we measure and categorize these storms, doesn’t take this into account. The popular and well-known Saffir-Simpson Scale rates hurricanes from Category 1 to Category 5 depending only on wind speed, but many meteorologists say it is inadequate to properly inform the public about the dangers of hurricanes.
MORE HURRICANE VIDEOS:
Why Hurricanes Hardly Ever Hit Europe
What If We Nuked A Hurricane?
What Happens To Fish During A Hurricane
#Hurricane #Weather #ScienceInsider
Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more.
Visit us at: https://www.businessinsider.com
Science Insider on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BusinessInsiderScience/
Science Insider on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/science_insider/
Business Insider on Twitter: https://twitter.com/businessinsider
Tech Insider on Twitter: https://twitter.com/techinsider
Business Insider/Tech Insider on Amazon Prime: http://read.bi/PrimeVideo
What’s Wrong With The Way We Measure Hurricane Intensity