Natural Disasters - Facts and Information
The definition of natural disasters is any catastrophic event that is caused by nature or the natural processes of the earth. http://basicplanet.com/natural-disasters/
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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The deﬁnition of natural disasters is any
catastrophic event that is caused by nature
or the natural processes of the earth.
Some disasters cause more loss of life than others, and population
density affects the death count as well.
These monster storms can reach winds
speeds up to 160 miles per hour. They
can also unleash a whopping 2.4 trillion
gallons of rain a day.
The strongest winds sustained in
recorded tropical cyclones have
been measured at 195 miles an
hour or 85 meters a second.
90% these unfortunate events occur when a
human is on a mountain with snow either skiing,
snowboarding, or snowmobiling.
Is a sudden and violent movement
of a portion of the earth’s crust, and
the series of vibrations that follow.
They are also called
temblors and tremors.
Tornadoes are destructive columns of air that rotate and have
contact between earth’s surface and a cumulonimbus cloud.
The worst tornadoes can exceed wind speeds of 300 miles per hour and
move for more than 100 kilometers before dissipating.
The deﬁnition of a ﬂood is land covered by water that is not usually covered by
water. Water can cause permanent damage and cleanup after a ﬂood includes
getting rid of huge amounts of mud, debris, and even livestock carcasses.
When there is a Volcanic Eruption,
there could be many other dangers which
occur. These things can be such as ﬂash ﬂoods,
landslides, tsunamis, and earthquakes.
A landslide can occur on shore or off shore
and usually at coastal lines but it is the
gravity that forces the debris and rocks to
fall and for a total landslide to occur.
A drought is a lengthy period of
time, stretching months or even
years in which time; land has a
decrease in water supply.
A drought can have a massive
impact on agriculture and the
Are made up of water ice and can be any size.
The hailstones can
cause a lot of damage
especially to cars and
buildings, crops and
Depending on size, hail can prove fatal.
Hail or hailstones
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