A tornado is defined as a violently rotating column extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. The most violent tornadoes are capable of tremendous destruction with wind speeds of two hundred and fifty miles per hour or more. Damage paths can be more than one mile wide and fifty miles long.
Disasters, What you Need to Know About Them Every day there are natural disasters all the time occurring all around the world. They are something that we can't help, but we can be aware of them and what to do if one occurs near you. Tornadoes are common during Michigan's Spring months.
March 27, 1964 a magnitude 9.2 earthquake hit Alaska its epicenter located in Prince William Sound, 75 miles east of Anchorage. This earthquake was and still is the second larges earthquake ever recorded (Christensen). The plates involved In this major earthquake were the Pacific plate and