Top Ten Worst Natural Disasters
The Top Ten
in 1931 a series of devastating floods that occurred in the Republic of China. They were some of the deadliest floods in history, and together formed one of the most lethal natural disasters of the 20th century and about 4 million people died from the horrific event
Flooding in the Yangtze and Huai Rivers caused the worst flood in human history. Up to 4,000,000 people died.
due to the loss of life in world war 1 the 1918 flu spread to 500 million people killing between about 20-50 of them - RawIsgore
The 1887 Yellow River flood was a devastating flood on the Yellow River (China) in September 1887 it killed about 900,000 people
The second deadliest flood ever. Killed up to 2,000,000 people.
in 1770 Bangladesh which was controlled by the British East India Company a horrible drought swept the area killing about 10 million people
in 1876 a three year drought swept through China destroying the crops leading to between 9 to 13 million death from starvation - RawIsgore
The deadliest heat wave in history, this 2003 heat wave hit Europe hard, France especially. This heat wave killed up to 70,000 people.
One of the deadliest earthquakes in history, this 2010 earthquake killed up to 316,000 people and caused devastating damage in Haiti, including severely damaging the Haitian National Palace.
huge Earthquake hit Egypt and syria which lead to flood and Famine killed about 1.1 million people - RawIsgore
in 1556 one of the worst Earthquakes in history hit china killing about 830,00 people
This 1556 earthquake was the deadliest in history.
a famine the spread for 4 years killing over 500,00 people
The worst famine in the entire history of humanity. Primarily caused by Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward campaign, which aimed to turn China from a farming society to an industrial society, this famine killed up to 45,000,000 people between 1958 and 1961. This famine also lead to the termination of the Great Leap Forward campaign.
Seriously, was Mao trying to cause a famine? How stupid did he have to be to make such a series of bad decisions.
Deadliest famine in history. Up to 58,000,000 deaths.
Bangladesh gets a lot of tornadoes, and this was the worst one in Bangladesh's history, wait no, I mean the worst tornado in world history.
Tornadoes are one of if not the most well-known type of natural disaster out there, and the Daulatpur-Saturia Tornado of 1989 was the deadliest of them all, causing around 1,300 deaths.
Deadliest tornado in history. Approximately 1,300 deaths.
the deadliest storm in recent history struck in East Pakistan killing about 500,000 people - RawIsgore
The deadliest Atlantic hurricane since 1780. Over 11,000 people died, 7,000 in the Honduras alone. - InfinateSuperstorm
The deadliest blizzard in history. 4,000 people died in over 26 feet of snow. - InfinateSuperstorm
in ancient Syria the Earthquake quickly flatten the city of Antioch killing about 250,000 people - RawIsgore