Amazing Photos Of Natural Disasters

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Natural calamities are something that no man can stop from occuring. Now there's very less time for us to undo our mistakes in order to save mother Earth.

In this article, we are here to share some of the most amazing photos of natural disasters that were captured right at the moment. These are the photos that were clicked exactly at the moment the disaster took place.

Some of the pictures might make you go "wow" when you see the magnificent moments that have been captured, while the rest can surely make you "Thank God" about how lucky you have been to not be in that messy situation.

So, find out more about these amazing photos of natural disasters that were captured right at the moment, which can totally amaze you.
Remember, it is us, humans, who are responsible for these calamities to occur in the first place, hence the need of the hour is to save this planet.

Eyjafjallajokull Volcano In Iceland

The Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland exploded to life in March 2010. The spewing lava, magma, rock and clouds of ash do look amazing, but the disaster had grounded airlines, stranded the holiday travellers across Europe and North America.

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A Landslide That Closed Highway 1 In California

A large portion of Southbound lane in Monterey County, California, broke away on March 17th, 2011. It left a large hole in the road. Luckily, nobody was hurt. The landslide closed the highway and made it difficult for people to travel.

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A Massive River Of Lava Flowing Into The Ocean

A photographer named Miles Morgan hails from Portland, Oregon. He had spent the past several years scaling active volcanoes on the Hawaiian Islands to capture the most beautiful pictures of red hot lava flowing, and he has captured this beautiful moment of lava flowing into the ocean.

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Undersea Volcano in Tonga, Polynesia

The Tonga undersea volcanic eruption took place on March 16, 2009. This happened near the island of Hunga Tonga, which is approximately 11 kilometres from the Tongan capital of Tongatapu. Reports showed that after 4 days of eruption of this volcano, there was a strong earthquake that also struck the region and measured 7.6 on the Richter scale.

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People Running From The Tsunami At Indonesia

This heart-wrenching image of people trying to run away from the tsunami sure makes one feel bad. The innocent smiling faces in this picture only shows that the people were not ready for this calamity to strike. This was one of the worst tsunamis ever to have taken place, which had killed over 230,000 people in fourteen countries!

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Monsoon Rain On The Jamuna River In India

More than a dozen people lost their lives due to continuous downpours in Uttarakhand state, India, during the monsoon rain on the Jamuna river. The floods and landslides in northern India killed at least 1000 people with thousands more missing during the year 2006.

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Double Cyclone In Iceland

This amazing picture of a natural disaster was captured from the aerial view in Iceland during 2010. It shows how powerful yet beautiful our mother nature can be.

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Story first published: Monday, July 4, 2016, 9:46 [IST]
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