Most Horrible Natural Disasters in Spring 2018

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Natural disasters occur every year all over the world. However, there are some places that suffer most of all. We will tell you about the most terrible world natural disasters, which occurred this spring.

Land disasters

During March 2018 strong earthquake took place in Debre Birhan, Africa. There were several victims. Another disaster occurred in Hawaii. The volcano of Kīlauea erupted. As a result, there are many new rifts and cracks in the crust. All the inhabitants of this area were evacuated.

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6,1 hit Shimane Prefecture in April, injuring five people.

As for volcanos, in Japan Io Yama volcano has erupted in a dramatic fashion shooting clouds of smoke into the sky and hurling rocks as far as 2 km. One person has been killed, and authorities have banned access to the peak.

Italy has also suffered from the earthquake and volcanic eruptions. At the end of April volcano, Stromboli has erupted in explosive style sending plumes of molten lava, rocks and ash 350 metres into the sky.

Water disasters

In March floods have once again wreaked havoc in several parts of Kenya. 19 people are thought to have died and hundreds forced to evacuate their homes over the last few days.

The flooding comes just 2 weeks after 7 people died in Kenya during a period of heavy rain at the beginning of March.

Steamboat Geyser, one of Yellowstone volcano’s most active hot water fountains, stunned scientists by blasting a plume of scorching hot water for the fifth time this year.

Volcanologists tracking the Yellowstone supervolcano caldera said the geyser action came following a highly irregular eruptive pattern in recent months.

Snow covered the region of Asir in Saudi Arabia after rain and hail storms at the beginning of April and decrease in temperature degrees.

The region’s provinces witnessed around six hours of rain and layers of snow eventually carpeted mountains and roads in Bllahmer and Balasmer.

This is in addition to medium and heavy rainfall in Abha and its suburbs and in Khamis Mushait, Sarat Ubaida, Al-Namas and other governorates.



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