Natural
Disasters
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Definition
The definition of natural disasters is any
catastrophic event that is caused by nature
or the natural processes o...
Hurricane
These monster storms can reach winds
speeds up to 160 miles per hour. They
can also unleash a whopping 2.4 trill...
Avalanche
90% these unfortunate events occur when a
human is on a mountain with snow either skiing,
snowboarding, or snowm...
Is a sudden and violent movement
of a portion of the earth’s crust, and
the series of vibrations that follow.
Earthquake
T...
Tornadoes are destructive columns of air that rotate and have
contact between earth’s surface and a cumulonimbus cloud.
Th...
Flood
The definition of a flood is land covered by water that is not usually covered by
water. Water can cause permanent dam...
When there is a Volcanic Eruption,
there could be many other dangers which
occur. These things can be such as flash floods,
...
Landslide
A landslide can occur on shore or off shore
and usually at coastal lines but it is the
gravity that forces the d...
A drought is a lengthy period of
time, stretching months or even
years in which time; land has a
decrease in water supply....
Are made up of water ice and can be any size.
The hailstones can
cause a lot of damage
especially to cars and
vehicles, ai...
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Natural Disasters - Facts and Information

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  • 1. Natural Disasters BasicPlanet.com
  • 2. Definition 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. BasicPlanet.com
  • 3. Hurricane 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. BasicPlanet.com
  • 4. Avalanche 90% these unfortunate events occur when a human is on a mountain with snow either skiing, snowboarding, or snowmobiling. BasicPlanet.com
  • 5. Is a sudden and violent movement of a portion of the earth’s crust, and the series of vibrations that follow. Earthquake They are also called temblors and tremors. BasicPlanet.com
  • 6. 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. BasicPlanet.com Tornadoes
  • 7. Flood 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. BasicPlanet.com
  • 8. 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. BasicPlanet.com
  • 9. Landslide 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. BasicPlanet.com
  • 10. 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 ecosystem. BasicPlanet.comDrought
  • 11. Are made up of water ice and can be any size. The hailstones can cause a lot of damage especially to cars and vehicles, aircrafts, buildings, crops and livestock animals. Depending on size, hail can prove fatal. BasicPlanet.com Hail or hailstones
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