It has been less than a week since Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc in USA and parts of Canada, and just a couple of days since cyclone Nilam bringing destruction in southern part of India. This is what has inspired me to write this article about some...
A tsunami is an enormous wave caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, nuclear detonations, meteorite impacts, underwater explosions, landslides, avalanches and tectonic plate movements.
The United States of America has been affected by many natural disasters over the years. Here is a brief overview of some destructive hurricanes that have struck this great nation.
Flood is overflowing of water from its normal or artificial banks onto land which is normally dry, such as a river overwhelmed by its floodplain. Uncontrollable floods due to excessive rainfalls can cause excessive damage in a very short period...
After so many recent natural disasters the world is wondering if natural disasters are becoming more frequent and more intense. So far there have been 792 earthquakes in 2014 between magnitudes 5-8.2.
Natural Disasters, Flooding, Destruction, Swollen Creeks, Rivers and Streams are the backdrop of history in the Southern Tier of New York State.
We all thought that Ondoy was just another regular typhoon in the long lines of typhoons in the Philippines but this was not the case. Read this hub to find out how this typhoon devastated the northern part of this country.
You are on vacation and find a prefect spot for skiing down hill, you start up perfectly and by the time your in the middle of your down hill trip suddenly a huge mass of ice and snow breaks away beneath your skis and the entire skin of mountain of...
The Great Sichaun Earthquake that happened in 2008, the destruction, the aftershocks and some facts are discussed below. On the 12th May 2013, it will be five years since this quake occurred.
List of supplies to have on hand in a disaster survival kit in case of an emergency and tips to help you prepare for the worst possible scenario.