Extreme weather events like lightning strikes, hurricanes, monsoons and floods affect people around the world every day. This book looks at the most destructive natural phenomena, their impact on the environment and how humankind attempts to predict and control it. We even speak to Michael Fish about his career at the UK Met Office and that fateful storm of 1987! Featuring: 50 amazing weather facts - Trouble-shoot the weather with these amazing quick facts. Deadly weather - Witness the destructive power of mother nature now! Science of weather - Understand the theory behind Earth’s extreme weather events. Space weather - Take a closer look at the weather phenomena that are out of this world!