Natural Disasters List with Pictures and Examples

Natural Disasters! List of different types of natural disasters with pictures and examples. When watching the news in English or reading news articles, one of the subjects that you are likely to come across is natural disasters which happen around the world. Serious ones, often make global news for a long period of time and so if you are in an English speaking country, you are likely going to want to understand what is being talked about. In this section, you will learn the names of natural disasters and the vocabulary surrounding them, enabling you to discuss the topic freely.

Natural Disasters

A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunami, and other geologic processes.

List of Natural Disasters and Severe Weather

  • Snowstorm
  • Avalanche
  • Flood
  • Landslide
  • Lightening
  • Earthquake
  • Forest fire
  • Fog
  • Storm
  • Volcanic eruption
  • Drought
  • Rain
  • Drizzle
  • Explosion

Natural Disasters List with Pictures and Examples

Severe Weather and Natural Disaster Examples with Pictures 

Learn these names of natural disasters to improve your English words about weather.

Snow

Her skin was as white as snow.

Weather and Natural Disasters Vocabulary in English

Snowstorm

Traffic was dislocated by the snowstorm.

Avalanche

The avalanche struck the ski resort in the late afternoon.

Flood

The flood came about as a result of the heavy spring rains.

Landslide

The house was buried beneath a landslide.

Lightening

lightening splits the dark sky.

Earthquake

Thousands of buildings collapsed in the earthquake.

Forest fire

A cigarette spark started the forest fire.

Fog

The fog was so thick that I could not see my way.

Storm

After a storm comes a calm.

Volcanic eruption

The place was recently visited by a serious volcanic eruption.

Drought

The drought did a lot of harm to the crops.

Rain

Rain before seven; fine before eleven.

Drizzle

The drizzle had now stopped and the sun was breaking through.

Explosion

The explosion ripped through the hotel.

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Natural Disasters List with Pictures and Examples

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Really, very useful for me to learn English. thank you for organizers.