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Yangtze river Floods

Weather; Storms

August 1931, torrential rains hit southern China, which caused the Yangtze River to flood killing nearly 3.7 million people. This was considered the worst natural disaster of the 20th century. ...

Haiti Earthquake

Weather; Storms

In 2010 a catastrphic 7.0 magnitude earthquake his Haiti, with the epicenter near Leogane (west coast), about 25 km west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti`s capital. It had a depth of 8.1 miles, with 59 ...

Typhoon Haiyan

Weather; Storms

Typhoon Haiyan was one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded in the world. It hit the Philippines on November 9, 2013 and inflicted the highest casualties in the country's recorded history. ...

tropical cyclone

Weather; Storms

This is a rapidly-spinning storm structure characterized by a low-pressure center, heavy winds, and a curling arrangement of thunderstorms that create heavy rain. Usually tropical cyclone was form ...

hurricane belt

Weather; Storms

This is a place in the Atlantic Ocean that contains the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, which is very prone and vulnerable to hurricanes during the period time of Atlantic Hurricane.


Weather; Storms

Recognized as a form of an electrical or lightning and thundershower, is a form of turbulent weather characterized by the existence of lightning and its acoustic result on the Earth's atmosphere ...

storm surge

Weather; Storms

This is an offshore increase of water associated with a low pressure weather system, usually tropical cyclones and powerful extratropical cyclones. Storm surges are caused basically by strong winds ...

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