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Cancelling Flights Due To Natural Disasters

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Disasters are a valid reason for cancelling your flight. However, not every airline is willing to give you a full refund. Sometimes, airlines only give back a certain amount or a voucher for future use. This is why it would be better if you know some tips on cancelling flights during a disaster.

One thing to be aware of is buying tickets from third-party discounters. There are several third-party discount agencies that sell more affordable airline tickets. However, they are also unlikely to give refunds should you decide to cancel your flight. Your option when it comes to this is to buy tickets with a cancellation policy or to pay additional charge to avail of such a policy.

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What is a Hurricane?

The term hurricane is sometimes used interchangeably with typhoon. It is a tropical cyclone characterized by intensified sustained winds of more than 34 mps or 74 miles per hour. A hurricane tends to develop an eye at the centre of the circulation. The eye refers to the circular centre of the cyclone, which is normally at a low pressure and cloud free.

A prevailing weather disturbance is one of the ingredients for a hurricane. Warm tropical oceans, presence of moisture, and existence of light winds aloft are other contributing factors of hurricane. When these conditions persist long enough, they combine to create the violent winds associated with hurricanes. Incredible waves and torrential flood rains are other characteristics of hurricanes

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Tips for Staying Safe During Hurricanes

Hurricanes can wreak havoc. These disasters can be very dangerous, as they can destroy houses and infrastructure and even claim lives.

These are only some of the reasons why it is necessary for anyone to be prepared for such a calamity like Hurricane. If you know that a hurricane is coming, be sure to take all the precautionary measures to stay safe and secure.

One thing you have to do is to be kept updated. Watch the news and find out what is going on in your area, as well as in nearby communities. This way, you will know how strong the hurricane is, allowing you to decide whether to stay in your house or evacuate. If officials advise all residents to evacuate, it is best to follow them to be on the safer side.

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