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Natural Disasters*

Can you guess the natural disaster by its definition?
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Last updated: May 26, 2024
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Definitions
Natural Disasters
A violently rotating column of air that makes contact with the ground and a cloud
Tornado
A rapidly rotating storm system, usually characterized by its 'eye' (starts with H)
Hurricane
... one of ^'s other names
Cyclone, Typhoon
Shaking of the ground due to energy being suddenly released
Earthquake
Large waves that cause much water to be displaced, usually triggered by ^
Tsunami
Rapid flow of snow down a slope
Avalanche
^ except with soil or rocks
Landslide
Long periods without any (or only little) amount of water
Drought
An ejection of molten rock from a mountain
Volcanic Eruption
Water submerging usually dry land
Flooding
A form of precipitation, usually in the form of chunks of ice
Hail
Mass burning of vegetation
Wildfire
Large beams of electricity that strike the ground during storms
Lightning
A form of precipitation that has a average pH of 4-5
Acid Rain
Period of hot weather
Heat Wave
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