Sadly, while people were innocently waiting for the rescue teams, disgusting people raped the since the victims had nowhere to run to. Families left stranded, most people had no transportation t get away, and they had no shelter to be safe. 100,000 people in total were left stranded ( Hurricane Katrina ). All valuables lost in the storm weren’t salvageable at all. Families were just left with the structure of their house if it hadn’t already collapsed on itself.
A wave measuring some 33 feet high inundated the coast and flooded parts of the city of Sendai, including its airport and the surrounding countryside. (Britannica) According to some reports, one wave destroyed from coast to some 6 miles (10 km) inland after causing the Natori River, which separates Sendai from the city of Natori to the south overflow. Damaging tsunami waves struck the coasts of Iwate prefecture, just north of Miyagi prefecture, and Fukushima, Ibaraki, and Chiba. Those prefectures are extending along the Pacific coast south of Miyagi. Which is why it was really affected.
Little did I know what an amazing experience it would be. I had been waiting for this day for a long time, and as my mom and I headed off to a nearby lake I could hardly contain my excitement! On the way, there was a lot of fog and it was hard to see, and when we got there it was only just dawn and there was also a lot of soupy fog over the water too. The boat ramp we decided to go to was in a small sheltered bay
The Great Kanto Earthquake In September 1923, Tokyo became a hell on earth. In less than three days, an earthquake and subsequent conflagrations reduced nearly half of Japan’s capital to a blackened, rubble-filled, corpse-strewn wasteland of desolation. The areas affected were Tokyo, Kanto, The Kanto Plain, Yokohama, as well as the surrounding areas. The Great Kanto Earthquake is considered one of the most shocking natural disasters to occur during the 20th century. The unexpected disaster struck Tokyo at 11:58 am, which was around the time families were gathering around the table for lunch.
1976 Tangshan Earthquake Introduction: At 03:42 AM on Wednesday July 28 1976, it was believed that the largest earthquake had occurred near the Tangshan (a large industrial prefecture-level city in northeastern China with approximately 1 million or more residents) in Hebei with a magnitude of 7.8. The earthquake struck at a very late mid-night (03:42 AM) where more than a million people laid sleeping and not evacuated. The entire earthquake was claimed to last for approximately 14 to 16 seconds with a 7.1 magnitude aftershocks. The event struck a totally unexpected area, demolishing the city and causing 242,000 casualties and at least 700,000 were injured resulting it to be the one of the deadliest earthquakes in the twentieth century. [Rosenberg
There was a storm rising, the boat began to plunge from side to side and the temperature dipped all of a sudden. We prepared for the unanticipated, brutal storm. Total darkness, clouds started to thicken and threatening lightning rises. The wind came charging the water, creating huge mountains of waves. The waves grew colossal, as the boat was riding up and down the sea.
In 2012, East Sea occured 10 typhoons and 2 tropical depression in which have 4 flood impact directly in Viet Nam. After that, the concequences of floods and landslides cause the serious damage for human and assest. Storms have the complex direction, cause the difficult for prediction. In particuarly, from the time that stoms happened, typhoon No 1 appeared in North of Viet Nam. This is an unnormal phenomenon, not follow the natural rule ( never happend during 40 recent years).
Almost all the states of Kelantan were flooded due to the rain falling heavily and without stopping. In addition, statistics show that areas most affected are in Kelantan, Pahang followed and finally is Terengganu. According to the state government 's flood portal, found that victims most affected are in Kuala krai, Gua musang, Machang and others located in the state of Kelantan. Apart from that, for example, of 262 houses were destroyed by the floods in Kelantan and causing all victims were evacuated to relief centers safer. Not only that, it was found that a total of 97,025 victims of the three states that have been involved in this phenomenon of flooding in Terengganu 28201, 28578 and 40246 in Pahang and Kelantan respectively.
Waves reached the staggering height of a grand 39.5 feet. The tsunami hit at Atami on the Sagami Gulf. There is only one other earthquake, that occurred in Japan in the 20th century, that can compare to this one. That earthquake took place on Janurary 17 of 1995 in Kōbe. The death toll for the “Great Kanto earthquake” was said to have exceeded 140,000 while the earthquake in Kōbe has a death toll of only 6,400.
Now not all typhoons cause severe damage in Micronesia some hit slower and less dangerous. Recently the typhoon Maysak which hit on the 30th of March 2015 the typhoon hit Chuuk which is another state, this typhoon killed over 11 people. “"Governor Johnson Elimo declared a state of emergency (in Chuuk) due to damage by Typhoon Maysak, including five deaths," FSM President Manny Mori said on Wednesday in a statement, indicating foreign aid would be needed to support relief efforts” (SMH). (LONLYPLANET,SMH) So after the typhoons, the murders , and oil spills Micronesia stays strong with its