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.
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
- Forest fire
- Volcanic eruption
Severe Weather and Natural Disaster Examples with Pictures
Learn these names of natural disasters to improve your English words about weather.
Her skin was as white as snow.
Traffic was dislocated by the snowstorm.
The avalanche struck the ski resort in the late afternoon.
The flood came about as a result of the heavy spring rains.
The house was buried beneath a landslide.
A lightening splits the dark sky.
Thousands of buildings collapsed in the earthquake.
A cigarette spark started the forest fire.
The fog was so thick that I could not see my way.
After a storm comes a calm.
The place was recently visited by a serious volcanic eruption.
The drought did a lot of harm to the crops.
Rain before seven; fine before eleven.
The drizzle had now stopped and the sun was breaking through.
The explosion ripped through the hotel.
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