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Worst Natural Disasters in History Worst Natural Disasters in History
by Ovi Magazine Guest
2021-09-27 08:51:45
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1. 1931 China Floods
The 1931 central china floods were a series of floods. Rose in the Republic of China. These floods are recorded as most deadly natural disasters in the world.
Approximately the number of deaths happened ranges from 145,000 to 4 million people.
In between 1928 to 1930 a big deficiency occurred in China. A strange weathers happened in winter of 1930 in central China. Heavy snowfall followed by rains in 1930’s these are raised the river levels rapidly. Nine cyclones occurred at once in that region where as an average of two per year.

natdes0001_400_012. 1887 Yellow River flood
Yellow river flood is a shocking flood on the yellow river in China. This river is lying face down to flooding due to the eminent temperament of the river.
The yellow river flood that began in Sept. 1887 and killed around 900,000 people. This is the second most natural disasters ever recorded.

3. 1556 Shaanxi earthquake
It is a terrible earthquake ever recorded. This earthquake ranges 840 kilometres and the people who lives in Anhui, Shanxi, Hebei, Hunan, Jiangsu and Gansu are affected.
According to records there may be 830000 people were killed and more than 97 countries in the Shaanxi region got affected by this deadliest earthquake.
1556 Shaanxi earthquake recorded as a third most deadly natural disaster in the history.

4. 1976 Tangshan earthquake
The great Tangshan earthquake happened on July 28, 1976. This is the largest earth quake of the 20th century. The earthquake occurred near Tangshan in republic of china, Hebei.
The total number of people killed by the Tangshan earthquake is around 655,000 by the government of china.

5. 1970 Bhola cyclone
It is a distressing tropical cyclone that hits the Bangladesh and west Bengal in India on 12 November 1970. It recorded as a modern deadliest cyclone ever.
Total number of people affected by Bhola cyclone was up to 500,000. These people are lives around low-lying island of the Ganges Delta.

6. Pre-1980 North Indian Ocean cyclone seasons
These cyclones called as pre-1980 North-Indian ocean cyclone because of frequent cyclones occurred before 1980. This cyclone has no boundaries to tell exactly which area has been affected. But they formed between April and December. Most deadly tropical cyclones happen on the northern Indian Ocean.

7. 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami
Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami occurred on December 26, 2004. This is originated on west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. Scientific community treated as Sumatra–Andaman earthquake.
There are many names given for this tsunami like South Asian tsunami, Christmas tsunami, Boxing Day tsunami, Indonesian tsunami.
Total number of people affected by tsunami is 230,000 including 14 countries. It is recorded as one of the deadliest natural disaster in history.

8. 1920 Haiyuan earthquake
It is occurred on 16th December 1920. Happened in these countries Republic of China, Ningxia Province, Haiyuan County.
There may be more than 73,000 people killed in Haiyuan County and 30,000 people were killed in Guyuan County.
It is a 8th deadliest natural disaster recorded in the history.

9. 526 Antioch earthquake
This earthquake hits Syria and Antioch regions at the time of Byzantine Empire ruling.
This earthquake happened followed by the fire which collapse many buildings instantly in Antioch. Approximately total number of people killed by this earthquake is 250,000.

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