用户名: 密码: 验证码:    注册 | 忘记密码?
首页|听力资源|每日听力|网络电台|在线词典|听力论坛|下载频道|部落家园|在线背单词|双语阅读|在线听写|普特网校

VOA慢速英语[娱乐报道]什么是“炸弹旋风”?

2018-05-17    来源:voa    【大乐透走势图浙江      美国外教 在线口语培训

本文地址:http://www.dmhes.com.cn/html/radio/VOASPEnter/2018/0517/124915.html
文章摘要:VOA慢速英语[娱乐报道]什么是“炸弹旋风”?,成语众喣飘山促销,会不会人生朝露汹涌淜湃。

VOA慢速英语

2018-01-05

What Is a 'Bomb Cyclone?'


This is What’s Trending Today…

When it comes to weather, it is hard to sound more frightening than to call a storm a “bomb cyclone.”

But that is how weather experts are desCRIbing a huge winter storm that is hitting the U.S. East Coast this week.

From the northern state of Maine to Georgia in the south, the storm has brought high winds and heavy snow. Schools and government offices have closed because of the weather and thousands of flights have been cancelled.

But as fearsome as the storm is, it probably will not be as “explosive” as the name sounds.

Weather experts, or meteorologists, have used the term “bomb” for storms for many years. The word has a clear definition for weather experts, says University of Oklahoma meteorology professor Jason Furtado.

After “bomb cyclone” appeared in a Washington Post story this week, the weather term became popular, or “blew up,” on social media. It became a top trending topic. The same thing happened four years ago with the phrase “polar vortex” -- another long-used weather term that was not well known to the public.
 

什么是“炸弹旋风”?

The technical term is “Bombogenesis.” Bomb cyclone is a shorter way of saying it, which is better for social media, says meteorologist Ryan Maue. He helped popularize “polar vortex” in 2014.

Although “bomb cyclone” sounds bad, Maue notes, nothing will actually explode.

Storm strength is measured by central pressure. The lower the pressure, the stronger it is. A storm is considered a “bomb” when the pressure drops quickly -- at least 24 mililbars in 24 hours.

This week’s storm in the United States is expected to strengthen at two times that rate, says Bob Oravec. He is the lead forecaster at the National Weather Service’s Weather Prediction Center.

Around the world, about 40 to 50 bomb cyclones develop each year. However, most are over the open ocean and few people notice them.

“We use the term bomb,” Furtado said. “We (weather experts) know what it means, but I do think it gets a little hyped up.”

I’m Mario Ritter.

Ashley Thompson adapted this AP story for VOA Learning English. Mario Ritter was the editor.

________________________________

Words in This Story

cyclone –n. n extremely large, powerful, and destructive storm with very high winds that turn around an area of low pressure

mililbars –n. a unit used to measure atmospheric pressure

forecaster –n. a person whose job it is to predict something in the future, for example a weather forecaster

hyped up –phrasal verb. to talk or write about something in a way to get people excited about it

 

英语听力能力,是每个英语学习者的必备能力。英语训练的过程其实是一个基于记忆的特殊技能训练的过程。那么如何让听力水平有质的飞跃?小编为大家推荐的是大乐透走势图浙江网出版过的被数万人追捧的两本书《听力元素》《听力策略》

听力教材
听力元素听力策略
本书听力训练方法主要是由听写对照译背三部分组成。其原理是用听写强化耳音和头脑反应之间的联系,通过听写提高辨音能力,通过译背来强化自己的语言能力。

《听力元素》侧重攻破各种听力考试《听力策略》侧重交际和现实听力
听力教材购买二维码
识别二维码即可购买 76元两本书包邮
普特淘宝店

购买链接:http://www.dmhes.com.cn//show/goods?alias=3esw03151f651&v2/goods/3esw03151f651



顶一下
(0)
0%
踩一下
(0)
0%
手机上普特 m.putclub.com 手机上普特
[责任编辑:aimee]
------分隔线----------------------------
发表评论 查看所有评论
请自觉遵守互联网政策法规,严禁发布色情、暴力、反动的言论。
评价:
表情:
用户名: 密码: 验证码:
  • 推荐文章
  • 资料下载
  • 讲座录音
普特英语手机网站
用手机浏览器输入m.putclub.com进入普特手机网站学习
查看更多手机学习APP>>
 
湖北体彩11选五走势图l 陕西快乐十分历史记录 香港六合彩128期 江苏11选五开奖结果 河南22选5最新预测
北京快乐8 江苏福彩快三走势图 4887铁算盘开奖结果 百度 湖北11选5走势图 贵州十一选五软件
pk10精准实用7码公式 黑龙江快乐十分开奖走势图 中国福利彩票双色球开奖结果查询 河南22选5开奖结果 新疆时时彩历史记录
大乐透玩法中奖规则 贵州11选五玩法技巧 甘肃十一选五直播 北京pk10正规平台平台 广西快乐十分猜大小