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...
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.
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."
A tsunami is an enormous wave caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, nuclear detonations, meteorite impacts, underwater explosions, landslides, avalanches and tectonic plate movements.
Some mind-boggling details about Hurrican Harvey, the most destructive American disaster ever!
Volcanic ash from erupting volcanoes such as Mount Redoubt, Mt. St. Helens or the Icelandic glacier volcano is an environmental danger as well as a safety and health hazard. Learn measures to take to protect yourself.
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.
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.
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...
Another potential US Disaster (Maria) could be in the making. Everyone from the Gulf Coast to the East Coast should closely monitor this system. It's too early to say when it will happen, though.