natural disasters

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types of disasters


 
  
Created Dec 7, 2006
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Blizzards
 
Blizzard - An intense winter storm with winds of 35 m.p.h. or higher with falling and/or blowing...
2
Floods
 
Flood - It results from days of heavy rain and/or melting snows, when rivers rise and go over...
3
Hail
 
Hail - A mixture of liquid and frozen precipitation. Hailstones are composed of layers of ice...
4
Hurricanes
 
Hurricane - They are intense storms with swirling winds up to 150 miles per hour. Usually around...
5
Ice Storms
 
Ice Storms - They occur when temperatures below a raining cloud are very cold, causing the...
6
Sandstorms
 
Sandstorm - A strong wind which carries sand through the air. Usually occurs in desert regions,...
7
Sleet
 
Sleet - Solid precipitation in the form of ice pellets form when raindrops, originating in...
8
Snow
 
Snow - Precipitation that is composed of white ice crystals that fall from clouds. Snow may...
9
Thunderstorms
 
Thunderstorm - A storm produced by a cumulonimbus cloud and always has lightning and thunder....
10
Tornado
 
Tornado - It begins as a funnel cloud with spinning columns of air that drop down from a severe...


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