Vocabulary for natural disasters

Vocabulary for natural disasters

Every time we see the news of devastating natural disasters, our hearts are broken. Let’s pray for less disasters. 每次看到可怕的自然灾害的新闻,我们的心都碎了。让我们祈祷:灾害越来越少。We hate natural disasters, but it’s necessary to know them.




       自然灾害 Natural Disaster

  地震 earthquake

  火山地震 volcanic earthquake

  海啸 tidal wave

  山崩 landslide

  雪崩 avalanche

  火山泥流 lahar

  泥石流   mudflow/landslide

  超级火山爆发 supervolcano

  洪水 flood

  大漩涡 maelstrom

  海啸 Tsunami

  暴风雪 blizzard (呵呵)

  干旱 Drought

  雹暴 Hailstorm

  热浪 heat wave

  飓风(台风)Hurricanes, Tropical cyclones, and Typhoons

  冰雹 ice storm

  龙卷风 tornado

  冰河时代 ice age

  森林大火 wildfire

  流行病 Epidemic

  饥荒 Famine

  太阳耀斑 Solar flare

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