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Грмљавинске непогоде као екстремна климатска појава у Србији
Thunderstorms as extreme climate event in Serbia

Author(s): Goran Anđelković
Subject(s): Geography, Regional studies, Transformation Period (1990 - 2010)
Published by: Српско географско друштво
Keywords: thunderstorms; extreme climate events; Serbia;

Summary/Abstract: Humankind has been exposed to climate extremes from the very beginning of its existence. Today, prevention and mitigation of natural catastrophes have become a priority for International Union and World Meteorological Organization. Atmospheric electrical discharges and thunders represent an event characteristic of our part of the world in the warm half of a year. This climate event pose a danger to human life and material goods, so this work discusses approximate number of days with thunder and the absolutely highest number of days with thunder in Serbia in the period from 1995 to 2005.

  • Issue Year: 89/2009
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 277-294
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: English, Serbian