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Earthquake

• Earthquakes are the shaking, rolling or sudden shock of the earth's surface


• Earth's natural means of releasing stress

Wildfires

• a wildfire is a fire that raged out of control in the wilderness, like a forest or countryside

Tornados

• tornado is a violent rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground

Tsunami

• a tsunami is a large ocean were usually caused by an underwater earthquake or a volcanic explosion

Avalanche

An avalanche is a mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountainside

Flood

A flood is an overflowing of a large amount of water beyond its normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land

Hurricane

• hurricane are large, swirling storms with winds of 119km per hour (74 mph) or higher

Ice storm

A storm in which snow or rain freezes on contact, forming a coat of ice on the surface it touches

Volcano

•A volcano is a mountain that opens downward to a pool of molten rock below the surface of the earth


• When pressure builds up eruptions occur