Science Quiz / Natural Disasters (Images)

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#Natural DiastersDefinition
1A long period of time in which an area does not have precipitation.
2A large mass of snow detached from a mountain slope and sliding or falling suddenly downward.
3A great flowing or overflowing of water, especially over land not usually submerged.
4An uncontrollable fire that destroys most in its path.
5An object from space that hits a planet.
6An unusually large sea wave produced by a seaquake or undersea volcanic eruption.
7A localized, violently destructive windstorm occurring over land with a funnel-like cloud that reaches the ground.
8A sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves.
9An opening in the earth's crust the releases magma & ash.
10A violent tropical cyclonic storm.
11A massive amount of solar energy released from the sun that effects electronics, radios, etc.
12Severe snowstorm characterized by strong winds and low temperature.
13Massive amount of Carbon Dioxide released from a lake suffocating all humans/animals in the area.
14The rapid downward movement of a large quantity of saturated earth.
15Large lumps of ice that fall like snow or rain.
16A massive outbreak of a disease that effects large amounts of the population.
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