Презентация "Disasters and Catastrophes" 8 класс


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DISASTERS AND CATASTROPHES

DISASTERS AND CATASTROPHES

What Does It Mean?

Disaster – an event such as an accident, flood or storm that causes a lot of harm.

Catastrophe – a terrible event that causes a lot of damage or death

Flood – a very large amount of water that covers an area that is usually dry.

Earthquake – a sudden shaking of the Earth’s surface.

Eruption – when a volcano erupts and sends smoke and fire into the sky.

Avalanche – a large amount of snow that falls down the mountain.

Tsunami - series of ocean waves that are generated by large movements or disturbances on the ocean's floor.

Hurricane – a violent storm with very strong fast winds.

Drought – a long period of dry weather when there is not enough water.

Forest Fire – a case when the forest is burnt by the uncontrolled fire.