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.
Every year cyclones result in more victims than any other natural disaster.
Every day the earth is struck by dozens of earthquakes, but only a few are felt by the
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.
An extreme heat wave is defined as a period of time then temperatures hover five degrees
the average high temperature for a given geographical zone, and last for several
Floods are one of the most common natural disasters.
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.
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