What are Dirty Thunderstorms and When Do They Appear?

showing volcanic lightning above Mount Rinjani eruption.

A dirty thunderstorm is a rare and awe-inspiring phenomenon caused by powerful volcanic eruptions. Bolts of lightning shoot out of an erupting volcano in a dirty thunderstorm, making it one of nature’s most terrifying yet breathtaking spectacle to witness. More than two hundred cases of volcanic lightning have been documented over the … Read more

The Biggest Tsunamis in History

The Biggest Tsunamis in History

A tsunami is a natural disaster that occurs in places near the ocean. It is a larger version of a tidal wave and could rise more than a thousand feet. Besides its massive size, it travels fast towards the land, crushing everything that hits its way. Throughout the years, several tsunamis caused … Read more

Biggest Natural Disasters In History

Biggest Natural Disasters In History

  Though many of the world’s disasters are from the acts of human beings, Mother Nature also has her fair share of destruction. Examples of natural destructions are earthquakes, flooding, volcanic eruption, typhoon, cyclones, hurricanes, heat waves, tsunamis, etc. Regardless of which of these disasters have the highest death count, or biggest … Read more