Natural Disasters: The Terror of the World   

660 WordsFeb 17, 20183 Pages
For many years natural disasters have affected people all around the world. Things such as tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, avalanches, forest fires and floods can cause big amounts of destruction and cost thousands of lives. These events cause the loss of lives and cost millions of dollars. Now, what are these events and what causes them? One of these tragic and enormous events are theydro-culture, which is a gust of wind that would destroy anything in its path. The most powerful usually occur in the United States. A typical one only lasts for a few minutes. You usually need to step on the pedal of a car pass 60 miles per hour to outrun the fastest tornadoes in the world. Also the chances that a tornado is a F5, the highest classification for a tornado on the F-scale, is less than 0.1%. Tornadoes have been reported in every state in the US. A Tornado can occur at any time, but most often between three p.m. and nine P.M. So these disasters can and will take down anything in their path. A volcanic eruption occurs when pressure a magma on a magma chamber forces magma up through the conduit and out the volcano's vents. The magma rises up and is continuously rising from the Earth. The most Volcanoes are in the Ring of Fire where 452 volcanoes are located. About 1900 volcanoes are still considered active. An average volcano can reach temperatures as high as 2000 degrees. Volcanoes have killed over 300,000 people in the last century .The
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