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Unpredictable forces of nature like tornadoes and hurricanes can have a devastating impact on humans and our environment. Learn how natural disasters work and how science aims to better predict them.

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10 Destructive Hurricanes in Recent Times

While close to 100 tropical storm systems develop each year, often only a handful become hurricanes. Between 80 and 100 of these storms form each year from June to November in the Caribbean. Find 10 destructive hurricanes in recent times.


Top 5 Tips for Earthquake Safety

 Top 5 Tips for Earthquake Safety

Are you looking for some helpful tips for earthquake safety? Check out these top 5 tips for earthquake safety. See more »

Top 5 Tips for Hurricane Safety

 Top 5 Tips for Hurricane Safety

Are you looking for some tips for hurricane safety? Check out this article and get 5 tips for hurricane safety. See more »

Top 5 Tips for Tornado Safety

 Top 5 Tips for Tornado Safety

Are you looking for some helpful tips for tornado safety? Check out this article and get our top 5 tips for tornado safety. See more »

5 Tips for Heat Wave Safety

 5 Tips for Heat Wave Safety

Are you looking for some helpful tips for heat wave safety? Check out this article and get 5 tips for heat wave safety. See more »

5 Tips for Thunderstorm Safety

 5 Tips for Thunderstorm Safety

Are you looking for some helpful tips for thunderstorm safety? Check out this article and learn 5 tips for thunderstorm safety. See more »

Earthquake Pictures

 Earthquake Pictures

These earthquake pictures show building damage, road buckling and fault lines exposed from earthquakes. Click through our gallery of earthquake pictures. See more »

Will earthquakes ever be predictable?

 Will earthquakes ever be predictable?

Are earthquakes predictable, or will we always be surprised when they occur? Learn about predicting earthquakes in this article. See more »

Top 5 Ways that Wildfires Start

 Top 5 Ways that Wildfires Start

The top 5 ways wildfires start are explained in this article from HowStuffWorks. Learn about the top 5 ways wildfires start. See more »

Volcanoes: Spewing Lava All Over the Countryside

 Volcanoes: Spewing Lava All Over the Countryside

This volcano image gallery shows the beauty and the danger of one of Earth's most studied features. Check out these volcano pictures. See more »

Name the Price: Natural Disasters

 Name the Price: Natural Disasters

This natural disaster price quiz will test your knowledge of the cost of major natural disasters. Test yourself with this natural disaster price quiz. See more »