Natural Disasters

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Dramatic Video Shows Deadly Tsunami Hitting Greenland
A 4.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded as the storm surged, but geologists believe a landslide could be to blame for the deadly tsunami.
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Listen to an Earthquake’s Eerie ‘Whale Songs’
SeismoDome shows enable people to hear the previously inaudible sounds of earthquakes deep in the Earth—and that may lead to better safety.
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Nature’s Fury Revealed in These Spellbinding Time-Lapses
A photographer relentlessly pursues the perfect storm.
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Lord Of The Rings Volcano Is Heating Up Again
Mount Ruapehu, an active volcano in New Zealand’s Tongariro National Park, was also threatening to erupt earlier this year.
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Why Sinkholes Open Up
Get the science behind sinkholes and which areas are more prone to them.
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The Smiling Volcano
Lava flow from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano forms a happy grin.
About Natural Disasters

Natural disasters prove the amazing power Mother Nature beholds. Anything created by humanity, and even humanity itself, can be destroyed by nature.

Striking with little warning, hurricanes are among the most powerful natural disasters because of their size and potential for destruction.

Earthquakes can be equally devastating, killing thousands and changing the course of history.

While tornadoes are relatively brief they are violent, potentially causing winds in excess of 300 kilometres per hour.

Flooding is the most common natural hazard while only one sand geyser has been reported in human history.

In Australia we are no strangers to drought, a natural disaster often exacerbated by widespread bush fires.

 

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