Beaufort Scale.

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The Beaufort Scale is devised by Admiral Beaufort of the British Royal Navy.

0. Calm

1. Light Air

2. Light Breeze

3. Gentle Breeze

4. Moderate Breeze

5. Fresh Breeze

6. Strong Breeze

7. Moderate Gale

8. Fresh Gale

9. Strong Gale

10. Storm

11. Violent Storm

12. Hurricane.

When the weatherperson says force” 9”on the Beaufort Scale you know they mean a Strong Gale.

Hurricanes can pull up trees.

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