Type
Crossword
Description

A series of ground vibrations. earthquake
Overflowing of water on land. flood
A rupture in the earths crust where lava can escape. volcano
A mass of snow falling rapidly down a moutain. avalanche
Storm with violent wind. hurricane
Violent rotating column of air. tornado
A fire in a area of combustible vegetation that occursin the countryside. Forest fire
A series of waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of water. tsunami
A sudden colapse of the ground caused by natural erosion. sink hole
Servere winter storm. blizzard
an unsual dryness of soil caused by low rain fall over a prolonged period. drought
Perido of a unusually and excessively hot weater. heat wave

Natural Disasters Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A cold storm normally in the coldest parts in the world Blizzard
A storm that normally happens in the desert Sandstorm
A disaster that shakes the Earth Earthquake
A huge wave caused by an ocean-floor earthquake Tsunami
A whirling storm caused by the wind Cyclone
A storm in shape of a spiral that is similar to a cyclone Hurricane
A fire that gets out of control and hurts anything it touches Wildfire
A storm that takes you and spins you around Tornado
When a volcano erupts Volcanic eruption
When snow falls off a cliff in multiple turns Avalanche
When there is heavy rainfall and it gets out of control Flood
A fire that happens in nature areas Bushfire
When there has not been any rain for a long time Drought
When the land starts to sink into the ground Landslide
A storm simillar to a blizzard but more snow is involved Snowstorm

Catastrophic Events Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An overflow of a large amount of water Flood
Storm with violent winds, warm water, and low pressure Hurricane
Violent shaking of the ground as a result of plate tectonic movement Earthquake
Long, high sea wave caused by earthquake in ocean Tsunami
Space debris that enters the Earth's atmosphere Meteor
Severe snow storm with high winds and low visibility Blizzard
Prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall Drought
Destructive vortex of violent wind Tornado
A mountain of hill where lava flows out Volcano
Volcanoes can cause total devastation to ecosystem that is touched by _____ or ash Lava
Tornadoes destroy anything in it's ______ Path
Droughts can cause loss of plant and ________ life Animal
If meteors are large enough, they can cause blackout of the _____ Sun
Tsunamis can cause massive ___________ and water damage Flooding

Natural Disasters Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A destructive fire Wildfire
A storm with violent winds hurricane
A shortage of water drought
A mobile destructive vortex of violently rotating winds Tornado
An overflowing of a large amount of water flood
A rising of the sea as a result of atmospheric pressure changes and wind storm surge
A sudden and violent shaking of the ground Earthquake
A long high sea wave caused by an earthquake Tsunami
A severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility Blizzard
A mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountainside. Avalanche

NATURAL DISASTERS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Large wind funnel Tornado
Caused by movement of the tectonic plates Earthquake
Eruption of hot magma from a mountain-like formation Volcano
Sliding of snow, ice, mud or stones from a mountain Avalanche
Overflow of water from a dam or lake caused by things like excess rain Flood
Outbreak of .a fire in scrub or a forest, especially one that spreads rapidly Bushfire
a system of winds rotating inwards to an area of low atmospheric pressure Cyclone
A severe snowstorm with high winds Blizzard
A prolonged period of time without rain/water Drought
Prolonged period of high temperatures Heat Wave

Weather and Climate Vocabulary Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

of or at a fairly or comfortably high temperature warm
a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere' typically high above the ground cloud
the presence in or introduction into the air of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects air pollution
a violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow storm
an overflowing of a large amount of water beyond it's normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land flood
free from moisture or liquid; not wet or moist dry
a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility blizzard
name given to rain that falls when surface temperatures are below freezing freezing rain
a substance diffused or suspended in the air, especially one normally liquid or solid vapor
a tornado, waterspout, or dust devil in which the rotatory ascending movement of a column of air is especially apparent twister
a storm with thunder and lightning and typically also heavy rain or hail thunderstorm
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc weather
a small or swirling mass of something, especially snow or leaves moved by sudden gusts of wind flurry
a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this drought
an arch of colors formed in the sky in certain circumstances caused by the refraction and dispersion of the sun's light by rain or other water droplets in the atmosphere rainbow
light rain falling in very fine drops drizzle
a mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountainside avalanche
a thick cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface that obscures or restricts visibility fog
a loud rumbling or crashing noise heard after a lightning flash due to expansion of rapidly heated air thunder
(of a liquid) be turned into ice or another solid as a result of extreme cold freeze

Catastrophic Events Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An overflow of a large amount of water Flood
Storm with violent winds, warm water, and low pressure Hurricane
Violent shaking of the ground as a result of plate tectonic movement Earthquake
Long, high sea wave caused by earthquake in ocean Tsunami
Space debris that enters the Earth's atmosphere Meteor
Severe snow storm with high winds and low visibility Blizzard
Prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall Drought
Destructive vortex of violent wind Tornado
A mountain or hill where lava flows out Volcano
Fire caused by lightning or man in wooded area Wildfire
Volcanoes can cause total devastation to ecosystem that is touched by _____ or ash Lava
Tornadoes destroy anything in it's ______ path
Droughts can cause loss of plant and ________ life animal
If meteors are large enough, they can cause blackout of the _____ Sun
Tsunamis can cause massive ___________ and water damage Flooding

Natural Disasters Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

rescue
life changing
news
trapped
death
help
freak storms
drought
storms
tornado
snow
avalanche
Japan
Brisbane floods
house fire
rescue team
danger
fatalities
earthquake
flood
emergency crews
bushfire
devastating
Blizzard
Tsunami

Natural Disasters Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a long, high sea wave caused by an earthquake or other disturbance. Tsunami
Molten rock that is erupted during an Earthquake lava
Another name for a Tsunami tidalwave
Natural disaster are so destructive because they cannot be ___________ Prevented
a mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds having the appearance of a funnel-shaped cloud and advancing beneath a large storm system. tornado
This country was struck by Cyclone Pam vanuatu
A famous Hurricane that struck New Orleans in 2005 Katrina
A scale used to measure the magnitude of Earthquakes richter
a collapse of a mass of earth or rock from a mountain or cliff. landslide
A famous bushfire in Victoria was Black _______ saturday
A large mass of snow falling rapidly down a mountainside avalanche
Plates that shift underneath the Earths surface to cause an Earthquake Tectonic

NATURAL DISASTERS. Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a large mass of snow or ice in swift motions down a mountain side Avalanche
a large wave Tsunami
hot liquid exiting a mountain opening volcanic eruption
an overflow of water flood
a shortage of water in a certain area drought
an increase of heat creating trees, and landscape to be burnt bush fire
when the temperature is increasinly hot for a period of time heatwave
a cone of wind tornado
a shift of the tectonic plates so powerful to bring down buildings earthquake
the opposite of life death
the name given to cyclones in the Asian region Typhoon
intense low pressuresystems producing sustained winds. cyclones
to save lives rescue
a situation in which there is an extreme scarity in food famine
a damage caused to skinwhen it freezes frostbite
a sudden increase in sea level such as reult storm surge
precipitation not absorbed by soil, and which runs over the land and into streams run-off
any thunderstorm that produces hailstones large enough to reach the ground hailstorms

EARTH SCIENCE CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, then transport it away to another location. EROSION
wear away or change the appearance or texture of (something) by long exposure to the air: WEATHERING
Waves of energy that travel through the Earth's layers, and are a result of an earthquake, explosion, or a volcano that gives out low-frequency acoustic energy SEISMIC WAVES
an instrument that measures and records details of earthquakes, such as force and duration. SEISMOGRAPH
the point on the Earth's surface that is directly above the hypocentre or focus, the point where an earthquake or underground explosion originates. EPICENTER
the great size or extent of something MAGNITUDE
a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface. volcano
is one of several very large landmasses on Earth continent
a mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth, and is expected to exist on other terrestrial planets. magma
the line at which the earth's surface and the sky appear to meet horizon
a solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence. mineral
the upper layer of earth in which plants grow, a black or dark brown material typically consisting of a mixture of organic remains, clay, and rock particles soil
a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action. earthquake