Natural Disasters
Abnormally dry weather that damages crops andcauses reservoirs and wells        to dry up.
drought
A shaking of the Earth’s  surface. It happens when energy stored in the rockylayer under Earth’s surface    is released in...
earthquake
It is an overflow of waterthat submerges or "drowns"            land.
flood
It is also called “wildlandfire”. It is spread by thetransfer of heat in grass,brush, shrubs, and trees.
forest fire
A severe rainstorm that isactually a type of cyclone.It starts over oceans near  the equator, especially  near the West In...
hurricane
It is a type of stormwhere large amounts of       snow fall.
snowstorm
A very strong windstorm  that usually forms over   land, and looks like aspinning funnel coming froma dark cloud. It usual...
tornado
A huge wave caused by anearthquake, volcanoes orlandslides under an ocean          or sea.
tsunami
A mountain or hill formedby the build-up of ash and lava through one or more openings (or vents) in the   surface of the e...
volcano
An explosion of a mountain  or hill formed by the build-up of ash and lava   through one or moreopenings (or vents) in the...
volcanic eruption
A severe storm with verycold strong winds and a lot of snow, most common in     the western U.S.
blizzard
An area of low pressure   surrounding by strong blowing winds that cause  storms. Hurricanes andtyphoons are kinds of this.
cyclone
A strong rainstorm (not asviolent as a hurricane) that   starts over oceans and   seas near the equator.
tropical storm
It is an informal term for          tornado.
twister
A type of cyclone that   starts over the northwestern Pacific       Ocean.
typhoon
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Natural disasters

  1. 1. Natural Disasters
  2. 2. Abnormally dry weather that damages crops andcauses reservoirs and wells to dry up.
  3. 3. drought
  4. 4. A shaking of the Earth’s surface. It happens when energy stored in the rockylayer under Earth’s surface is released in waves.
  5. 5. earthquake
  6. 6. It is an overflow of waterthat submerges or "drowns" land.
  7. 7. flood
  8. 8. It is also called “wildlandfire”. It is spread by thetransfer of heat in grass,brush, shrubs, and trees.
  9. 9. forest fire
  10. 10. A severe rainstorm that isactually a type of cyclone.It starts over oceans near the equator, especially near the West Indies,Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico.
  11. 11. hurricane
  12. 12. It is a type of stormwhere large amounts of snow fall.
  13. 13. snowstorm
  14. 14. A very strong windstorm that usually forms over land, and looks like aspinning funnel coming froma dark cloud. It usually has little rain.
  15. 15. tornado
  16. 16. A huge wave caused by anearthquake, volcanoes orlandslides under an ocean or sea.
  17. 17. tsunami
  18. 18. A mountain or hill formedby the build-up of ash and lava through one or more openings (or vents) in the surface of the earth.
  19. 19. volcano
  20. 20. An explosion of a mountain or hill formed by the build-up of ash and lava through one or moreopenings (or vents) in the surface of the earth.
  21. 21. volcanic eruption
  22. 22. A severe storm with verycold strong winds and a lot of snow, most common in the western U.S.
  23. 23. blizzard
  24. 24. An area of low pressure surrounding by strong blowing winds that cause storms. Hurricanes andtyphoons are kinds of this.
  25. 25. cyclone
  26. 26. A strong rainstorm (not asviolent as a hurricane) that starts over oceans and seas near the equator.
  27. 27. tropical storm
  28. 28. It is an informal term for tornado.
  29. 29. twister
  30. 30. A type of cyclone that starts over the northwestern Pacific Ocean.
  31. 31. typhoon
  32. 32. Marga Renedo Gómez

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