Heavy rains and the winter snow melting had caused bad flooding in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas and Tennessee.
Soon the flood might hit Mississippi and Louisiana at the mouth of the Mississippi River.
Flood is a natural disaster.
Levees were built along the Mississippi River to fight floods.
Anyway they had to break 2 big holes into the levee to save Cairo, Illinois from a very ,very big flood.
The break of the levee caused lots of water to rush through the hole and flooded 130,000 acres of farmland in Missouri’s Mississippi County.
Is this a man- made disaster?
At least 16 people were killed in deadly storms and tornadoes that hit Oklahoma and Arkansas on Friday.
This is a natural disaster.
I am very sad and sorry for the victims, their families and friends.
Mount Karangetang, a volcano in Siau, Sulawesi erupted on Friday.
Mount Karangetang is one of Indonesia’s most active volcano.
1,110 degree Fahrenheit (600 Celsius) clouds of gas and hot lava was spit out from the mountain.
Ash and hot lava destroyed houses and other buildings.
A bridge and road is badly damaged.
Four people were missing and feared dead.
Five others were hospitalized, one in critical condition.
The mountain last erupted in July 2006.
Volcano eruption is a natural disaster.
Typhoon Chanthu made a landfall on Guangdong province Thursday noon, July 22, 2010.
Typhoon is a natural disaster.
It brought strong winds up to 126 kilometers per hour and very heavy rain.
It made the bad flood in China even worse.
2 people were killed when the very strong wind knocked down a wall.
It then weaken to a tropical storm.
In Hong Kong the heavy rain caused a bad flood and killed 1 person.
This is the worst storm that hit Hong Kong in 30 years.
The storm will cause heavy rain as it continue its journey to other parts of China.