In nature, there is a lot of phenomena that have
negative consequences for the people. Time after time the Earth
gives us another proof of his amazing strength.
We need to keep a great respect for the forces of nature,
that at any time and in any place
may prove to be dangerous for us.
Extreme weather events are sudden, intense
and long-term precipitation, storms, floods, strong winds,
storms, tropical cyclones, tornadoes, volcanoes, heat waves and cold and
The eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano inspires the formation of a waterspout in this undated photo. Waterspouts can emerge the way traditional tornadoes do, but not always. Many are created when near-surface winds suddenly change direction under a cloud that is producing a growing updraft. Unlike a tornado, a waterspout vortex and funnel cloud are created from the ground, or water, up.