From June to November hurricanes pose a potential risk to the eastern and Gulf Coast regions of the US, the Caribbean and Central America. The worst hurricanes in history have caused devastating loss of life and...
Millions of people have been killed by tsunamis in the last hundred years alone. The immense tidal waves are one of the worst natural disasters on earth. And unfortunately, little can be done to mitigate against the...
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.
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.
Survivor's story of Hurricane Camille, one of only a few Category Five hurricanes to make U.S. landfall. Camille destroyed the gulf coast in August, 1969.
Read about the terrifying ordeal of waking up to an active volcano erupting just outside your front door and how a town was sacrificed.A synopsis of a chapter in John McPhee's "Controlling Nature."
Some mind-boggling details about Hurrican Harvey, the most destructive American disaster ever!
Jose, the 11th tropical system, 10th named storm, 5th hurricane, and 3rd major hurricane of the cataclysmic 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, has the potential to be a major storm in the East Coast.
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.
Sandbags are one of the best ways to insulate a house against low level flood waters. Here's a guide on where to source them or make your own.