Natural phenomenon
A natural phenomenon is an observable event which is not man-made. Examples include: sunrise, weather, fog, thunder, tornadoes; biological processes, decomposition, germination; physical processes, wa...
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Flood? Who cares?
Only in Venice! VENEZIA 29/10/2018
Strangest Weather Phenomena
Power of the storms
Indonesia tsunami
Indonesia tsunami.
Strong M6.7 Earthquake Hits Japan, Landslide Crushes Homes
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 has struck northern Japan, centered near the cities of Tomakomai and Sapporo, seismologists say. There are reports of injuries. The earthquak...
This is the moment a mudslide swept into a Swiss village
This is the moment a mudslide swept into a Swiss village
The Amazing Force of Nature: Volcanoes
The Amazing Force of Nature: Volcanoes
Orange avalanche blankets cars in Russia
A massive avalanche of slightly orange-colored snow buried more than a dozen cars at a popular ski resort in Russia. The snow's unusual orange tint is from Sahara desert sandstorms mixing with snow an...
Tenisball-sized hail
Tenisball-sized hail
Tsunami Alert in Alaska
Tsunami Alert in Alaska
Electrical storm lights up the sky
WATCH: Electrical storm lights up the sky over Kimberley, Western Australia.
Iran-Iraq earthquake survivor: ’We could see the house collapsing’
A magnitude-7.3 earthquake has killed hundreds of people and injured thousands more across Iran and Iraq. The majority of deaths were in western Iran, and the Iranian Red Crescent has said 70,000 peop...
Massive Earthquake Rocks Mexico (VIDEO)
Mexico was struck by another devastating earthquake, this time near the capital. Ana Kasparian and Brett Erlich, the hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment sect...
Storm kills eight in Romania, damage hits Serbia, Croatia
A strong storm killed eight people and injured at least 67 in western Romania on Sunday as winds of up to 100 kph (over 60 mph) also brought destruction to parts of Serbia and Croatia, officials said.
Geologic hazards
A geologic hazard is one of several types of adverse geologic conditions capable of causing damage or loss of property and life. These hazards consist of sudden phenomena and slow phenomena:Sudden phe...
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An avalanche (also called a snowslide or snowslip) is a rapid flow of snow (a crystalline form of H2O) down a sloping surface. Avalanches are typically triggered in a starting zone from a mechanical f...
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An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves. The seismicity, seismism or seismic activity of an...
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A lahar /ˈlɑːhɑr/ is a type of mudflow or debris flow composed of a slurry of pyroclastic material, rocky debris, and water. The material flows down from a volcano, typically along a river valley. Lah...
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A tsunami (plural: tsunamis or tsunami; from Japanese: 津波, lit. "harbour wave";English pronunciation: /suːˈnɑːmi/ or /tsuːˈnɑːmi/), also known as a seismic sea wave or as a tidal wave, is a series...
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A volcano is a rupture on the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.Earth's volcanoes occur b...
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A cloudburst is an extreme amount of precipitation, sometimes with hail and thunder, which normally lasts no longer than a few minutes but is capable of creating flood conditions. A cloudburst can sud...
In meteorology, a cyclone is an area of closed, circular fluid motion rotating in the same direction as the Earth. This is usually characterized by inward spiraling winds that rotate counterclockwis...
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A derecho (/dəˈreɪtʃoʊ/, from Spanish: derecho [deˈɾetʃo], "straight") is a widespread, long-lived, straight-line wind storm that is associated with a land-based, fast-moving group of severe thund...
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Dust storm
A dust storm or sand storm is a meteorological phenomenon common in arid and semi-arid regions. Dust storms arise when a gust front or other strong wind blows loose sand and dirt from a dry surface. ...
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El Niño
El Niño is the warm phase of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (commonly called ENSO) and is associated with a band of warm ocean water that develops in the central and east-central equatorial Pacific...
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A hypercane is a hypothetical class of extreme hurricane that could form if ocean temperatures reached around 50 °C (122 °F), which is 15 °C (27 °F) warmer than the warmest ocean t...
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Kalla kadal
Kalla kadal is Malayalam word having literal meaning of 'sea thief'. The word kalla kadal, which is used by local fishermen was adopted by UNESCO. Geographically, it refers to phenomenon when the sea ...
Sound of a thunderstorm High-speed, slow-motion lightning video captured at 6,200 frames per second. Four-second video of a lightning strike, Island in the Sky, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, Un...
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