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Weather conditions must always be taken into account when traveling to another part of the world. It is important to check the daily temperatures of the places you’ll be visiting, so you can prepare yourself by packing the proper clothing. Some areas of the world are more prone than others to natural weather phenomenon such as flooding, cyclones and earthquakes. Find out if the area you’ll be visiting has any natural hazards, so you don’t unexpectedly find yourself in a dangerous situation.
  • cyclone
    Every year cyclones result in more victims than any other natural disaster.  
  • earthquake
    Every day the earth is struck by dozens of earthquakes, but only a few are felt by the population.  
  • cold
    Whenever temperatures drop decidedly below normal and as wind speed increases, heat can leave your body more rapidly; this dangerous situation can bring on health problems or even health emergencies among vulnerable people.  
  • extreme_heat
    An extreme heat wave is defined as a period of time then temperatures hover five degrees Celsius above the average high temperature for a given geographical zone, and last for several weeks.  
  • flood
    Floods are one of the most common natural disasters.  
  • landslide
    According to many scientists, landslides are increasingly common and threaten such famous monuments as Machu Picchu in Peru or the Valley of the Kings in Egypt.  
  • volanic_eruption
    Though most volcanoes are dormant, there are currently more than 1 500 potentially active volcanoes on earth. Among these, some of the most visited are in Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Hawaii and Tanzania.  

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