Natural Disaster Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

a storm with violent winds (usually found in tropical areas)
a mass of snow, ice, or rocks falling down a mountain-side at a great speed
a fault in California that is known for having massive earthquakes
a machine used to measure the strength of an earthquake
a big wave capable of major destruction
a huge out of control fire
the name for when magma erupts
a sudden violent shake in the ground
an overflow of a large amount of water
massive slabs of rock underneath Earth's surface
wind rotating inwards into area of low barometic preasure
an area lacking water

Catastrophic Events Crossword

Catastrophic Events Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Catastrophic Events Crossword

Catastrophic Events Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Natural Disasters Crossword

Natural Disasters Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

NATURAL DISASTERS Crossword

NATURAL DISASTERS Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Natural Disasters Crossword

Natural Disasters Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Natural Disasters Crossword

Natural Disasters  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Natural Hazards Crossword

Natural Hazards Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Natural Disaster Word Search

Natural Disaster Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS
LIMNIC ERUPTIONS
CYCLONIC STORMS
THUNDERSTORMS
IMPACT EVENTS
SOLAR FLARE
EARTHQUAKES
LANDSLIDES
HEAT WAVES
HAILSTORMS
AVALANCHES
WILDFIRES
TORNADOES
SINKHOLES
BLIZZARDS
DROUGHTS
AIRBURST
TSUNAMI
FLOODS

Earthquakes Crossword

Earthquakes Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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.
The point on the Earth's surface that is directly above the hypocentre or focus, the point where an earthquake or underground explosion originates.
The severity of earthquake shaking is assessed using a descriptive scale – the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale.
An area on the margins of tectonic plates where seismic, volcanic, and tectonic activity takes place as a consequence of the relative motion of the plates.
The point in the earth where the earthquake rupture or fault movement actually occurred.
an instrument that measures and records details of earthquakes, such as force and duration.
A sudden movement of the ground that releases elastic energy stored in rocks and generates seismic waves.
a twelve-point scale for expressing the local intensity of an earthquake, ranging from I (virtually imperceptible) to XII (total destruction).
A thin zone of crushed rock separating blocks of the earth's crust.
A magnitude number to quantify the energy released by an earthquake.
The great size or extent of something. (size)
A nonlinear scale used when there is a large range of quantities.

Natural Hazards Crossword

Natural Hazards Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

When river levels rise what can happen?
when the ground shakes
Plates move in the ocean and cause a
It only takes one match to burn a thousand trees
A collapse of a mass of earth or rock from a mountain or cliff
A rapid flow of snow down a hill or mountain
a rapid rotating column of air that is in touch with the ground and a cloud
A tropical rotating storm system
When a cyclone gets mature it can be called
when a volcano erupts
A really bad snow stotm
When temperatures go out of the normal range
A violent disturbance in the atmosphere, usually with wind, rain or snow
An electrostatic discharge from the sky
frozen water
A strong off shore current, that is caused by the tide pulling water, through an inlet along a barrier beach