Natural Disasters

Here's how wildfires get started—and how to stop them
Here's how wildfires get started—and how to stop them
Avalanches, explained
Avalanches, explained
Lightning
Lightning
Tsunamis
Tsunamis
Tornadoes, explained
Tornadoes, explained
Volcanoes, explained
Volcanoes, explained
California's 7.1 earthquake–and how earthquakes work
California's 7.1 earthquake–and how earthquakes work
Floods
Floods
Here’s how hurricanes form—and why they’re so destructive
Here’s how hurricanes form—and why they’re so destructive

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Latest Stories
Weather disaster deaths are lower—will warming undo that trend?
Weather disaster deaths are lower—will warming undo that trend?
How climate models got so accurate they earned a Nobel Prize
How climate models got so accurate they earned a Nobel Prize
Canary Islands volcano roars to life for first time in 50 years
Canary Islands volcano roars to life for first time in 50 years
Climate change may be pushing rainforests to a breaking point
Climate change may be pushing rainforests to a breaking point
Safety Tips
How to stay safe from tornadoes
How to stay safe from tornadoes
Lightning Safety Tips
Lightning Safety Tips
Wildfire safety tips
Wildfire safety tips
Flood safety tips
Flood safety tips
Earthquake safety tips
Earthquake safety tips

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