Dec
20
2008

Best natural disaster photos 2008

Hurricane Ike: Taken from International Space Station
Hurricane Ike: Taken from International Space StationCourtesy NASA

Natural disaster photos from 2008

Our Buzz blog here at the Science Museum of Minnesota has a category for "natural disasters". The links below are to photos I selected from a Telegraph News article titled "Pictures of the year: natural disasters".

My favorite 8 natural disasters photos from 2008

Chaiten volcano in Chile, on May 31
Sichuan Province, China earthquake, May 17
Flood breaks a dam in Nepal, September 7
Flood waters in east Nepal, on August 24
Huge tornado funnel cloud in Orchard, Iowa, on June 10
Tornado debris in Prattville, Alabama on February 17
Brush fire in Los Angeles, October 13
Flood drowned horses in Mexico City on August 26

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

mdr's picture
mdr says:

The funnel cloud in Iowa is an astounding photograph. I hope the photographer is okay.

posted on Mon, 12/22/2008 - 1:13pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Omg! thats so amazing! how did you take those?

posted on Sun, 12/28/2008 - 2:01pm
carol's picture
carol says:

EARTHQUAKES ARE REALLY SCAREY SO WHEN I HERE ABOUT THEM I'M ALWAYS REALLY CAUTIOUS!!

posted on Mon, 03/16/2009 - 10:07am

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