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10 natural disasters that can ruin your vacation


Disaster is a global disaster. Natural disasters cause human suffering.

Science currently cannot with accuracy predict the severity of the consequences from the elements. In some cases, the population is even impossible to warn of danger. And this entails a massive loss of life.

10. Ski resorts: snow avalanches

There is a concept of avalanche safety. It is a science which reinvents earlier tragedy after avalanches, given that their similarity is a natural process.

"Lavinski" to the athletes in the mountains, check the slopes and predict the likelihood of danger. Each ski resort has its own avalanche history. Safety when the case falls to visit the house of the elements is a must.

9. Japan: Typhoon and tsunami

A tsunami is sudden displacement of large volumes of water. The generated waves, one or a series of bear destructive consequences.

Destroyed buildings, broken trees, crushed cars. In the swath of destruction is an incredible way to be far standing objects. Power lines.

The devastation and de-energized areas. The number of people in need of any assistance to millions of people. What fascinates. When all the dramatic events the people of this country called the poetic names of these natural killers.

8. USA: tornado

In the US there is "attraction", namely "tornado Alley". It is the territory between the Rocky mountains and the mountain systems to the Apache.

Strong wind, heavy rain and hail. The power of natural phenomena is such that collapsing buildings, uprooting trees. Closed airports, blocked highways. Since power lines are suffering in overwhelming number of cases.

The country provides refuge from a tornado, which effectively protects people from the elements.

7. Haiti and the Dominican Republic: earthquake

The island Republic, located on the island of Haiti is Paradise, belong to the areas of the world with high seismic activity.

The frequency of earthquakes per year up to 1000. Shakes in the day, several times. Of course, most of them not felt by people.

The history of these places describes the earthquake as a disaster, when from the earth erased entire cities. The last devastating happened in 2010. the human toll was in the thousands.

6. Greece: forest fires

Greece as a country has a warm, dry climate. Hot weather only contributes to the natural spread of fire. In the midst of peak season, and August-October.

To localize fires, enormous efforts required, as they are ambitious. Flushing forests, the fire quickly spread to coastal construction, driven by strong winds.

In the settlements it is difficult to act independently before the arrival of the fire services due to high temperature in the hearth of fire and toxicity of smoke, which, in turn, dangerous to the lungs.

5. India: the monsoon or rainy season

This phenomenon has the characteristic. It starts from the North of India and is heading around the Peninsula to the South. It can rain charges, often blurring the road or contributing to landslides, in violation of communication between settlements.

In the rainy season, the nature comes to life and begins to play with colors. The waterfalls be flowing.

But swimming in the sea can not, under any circumstances. Swimming with a strong counter-currents in combination with strong winds can cost the life of daredevil.

4. Cuba: hurricanes

Officially, the hurricane period starts June 1 and lasts until November 30. The chance to meet with them increases in September or October.

They originate over the Atlantic ocean and the Caribbean sea. As you move to the land gaining strength is measured in points.

The population, accustomed to the peculiarities of living in the area, can prepare. Will start to work warning system. Stop working of the institution, residents are not allowed to go outside. Closes the airport.

Despite the fact that the buildings have protection from the calamity, to resist the wind, whose speed is more than 280 km/h – almost impossible. Well, of course, destruction of agricultural plantations, not hidden animal is predetermined. The amount of loss is often enormous.

3. Egypt: Khamsin

Khamsin is a wrenching dry-hot wind of southern directions. A frequent visitor to Egypt. From windy weather save location protected by mountains.

Spring wind the longest, forcing local authorities to travelers to restrict travel in the desert or Safari. South-East wind brings the sand from the desert.

We must pay tribute to the receiving party, a sightseeing holiday is designed so that campers feel comfortable.

The danger lurks only with burning in the sun, as the wind reduces the temperature sensitivity of the blast system.

2. UAE: sandstorm

United Arab Emirates attract visitors to the fabulous wealth of these places.

Level attractions made by man, no less attractive for tourists sandstorms. The probability depends on the time of year. Often it is the winter months.

If a vacation is planned in Fujairah, the probability of such event is negligible. The approach of the storm begins to be felt somewhat earlier. Silence. The air is not prodigies. The feeling that sticks to your nose.

A sudden gust of wind and small sand, dust is everywhere. Reduced visibility, particularly dangerous for those behind the wheel. In addition to the existing inconveniences, the storm will bring increasing ambient temperature.

Interestingly, the desert sand can suddenly appear on the track of the camels, which is fraught with accidents and congestion. Two or three days, perhaps, to wait out the element will have.

1. Thailand: floods

Thailand is located in Southeast Asia, the Indochina Peninsula and the Malay Peninsula. Attracts tourists with untouched nature.

The state, which is never snowy winters and cold weather. But there are seasonal monsoon rains in July–September. The danger of which is that they can cause floods.

Water flows from the sky begin to form a river rushing through the city streets. Their depth can reach one meter. Flooded lowlands, and everything in them were gradually beginning to go under water. Highways, monuments, building entrances.

Of course, in the disaster area are residential neighborhoods. Aggravate the situation tropical storms, which contribute to increasing the already high water level.

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