Each year around 12 to 14 hurricanes occur in the United States. Hurricanes are natural disasters that form by the equator and can cause massive distruction.Hurricanes are not like other natural occurences that can be beautiful like volcanic lighting or the Northern lights. Hurricanes are very powerful winds that can kill thousand of people. They also put many people in poverty becasue they destroy many homes. The month of September, in 1928 the Okeechobee hurricane affected many areas, destroyed residents homes and killed many innocent people in the process of its destruction.
They also cause extensive flooding. Category 4 hurricane winds range from 131-156 mph. Category 4 hurricanes start to cause catastrophic damage. They cause brutal flooding and this hurricane type begins to kill many people. Category 5 hurricanes are major storms that cause fatal damage and usually have a death toll of around one-hundred people.
After, the impact there is many rescues done as well as evacuations, the flooding caused massive destructions (“Federal report shows punch of last year 's Hurricane Harvey”, 2018). Another Hurricane that impacted U.S. was Hurricane Katrina which hit August 23, 2005 – August 31, 2005. The destruction was largely caused by the amount of rain, which thousands of people were impacted by flooded homes. (“HURRICANE KATRINA”, 2018). After, this
An estimated 1,836 people died in the hurricane and the flooding that followed in late August 2005, and millions of others were left homeless along the Gulf Coast and in New Orleans, which experienced the highest death toll. Officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have said Katrina was the most destructive storm to strike the United States. It ranks sixth overall in strength of recorded Atlantic hurricanes. It was also a very large storm; at its peak, maximum winds stretched 25 to 30 nautical miles and its extremely wide swath of hurricane force winds extended at least 75 nautical miles to the east from the centre. Also, it was very powerful and went from a category 1 to category 5 storm in 4 days.
I. Introduction Viet Nam is one of many countries suffered the most disasters in the world. More than 70% population will face to the rick because of typhoon, heavy rain and flood. Because of the long coastline, mountainous terrain, many rivers and tropical depression , Viet Nam will suffer severe weather and disaster with the increasing frequency. The result is human lost houses, farm, sustenance and take them to poverty , seriously, disaster cause the damage for human.
The tsunami flooded an estimated area of about 217 square miles (561 square kilometers) in the country, just as people were still bemused from the aftershocks. The waves overlie and wrecked protective tsunami seawalls at numerous locations. The immense outpouring destroyed three-story buildings where people was ushered and had gathered there for safety. That resulted in human death counts to rise up to 16,000 which mostly were drowned, 6000 were injured and approximately 2,500 reported to be missing. Further destroying the towns and villages and flooding areas up to 10 kilometers inland.
The rising sea levels combined with increased temperatures create unpredictable weather. The sea level can cover the city or even country, people in Bangladesh are already suffering for this: in 11/15/2007, Cyclone Sidr swept the Bangladeshi coastline with winds of about 155 miles per hour and tidal waves as high as 16.4 feet. It affected about 3 million people and destroying tens of thousands of homes. The storm also caused problems with electricity and communication. There are only summers and winters and always full of water.
Waves can cause harm to people in many different ways with the different effects each type has. Seismic waves are one type of wave and they are seen in earthquakes, which can cause severe damage to human structures and more often than not, humans themselves. As of now, the world’s most damaging earthquake was in Chile, on May 22, 1960, and it had a magnitude of 9.5. There were over 4,500 people that died or were injured, and 2 million were left homeless. The quake caused a tsunami that destroyed a whole port and caused around $500 million and killed a total of 170 more in Japan and the Philippines when the waves of the ensuing tsunami hit there.
The storm is one of the natural disaster and the circumstance of bad weather with strong winds, thunders and even heavy rain. This was the main disaster cause the death of at least five hundred people in the MV Senopati Nusantara. Diagram 2 : Picture of the MV Senopati Nusantara MV Senopati Nusantara was the Indonesian ferry which was scheduled to sail from the port of Kumai in Borneo to port of Tanjung Emas in Semarang, Jaya Island. It was a Japanese-built vessel in 1990. The meaning of the name is known as
intensity rainfall is the main cause of such flood during rainy season. Monsoons rains from the month of June to Septembers in every year feed the Brahmaputra and the Barak along with other adjacent river due to excessive water. The cyclonic pressure in the Bay of Bengal is responsible for floods in Assam. Flood in Assam cause huge destruction and irreparable loss to the state 's economy. Most of the damage is caused in the rural areas leaving the people poorer and starving.