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  1. A tropical storm with circulation winds in excess of 120km (74 mi) per hour that moves across warm ocean waters of the tropics.
  2. Self-sustaining rapid oxidation that releases light, heat, carbon dioxide and other gases as it moves across the landscape. Also known as a fire in the natural environment that maybe initiated by natural processes such as lighting strike or deliberately set by humans.
  3. A period of months of more commonly years of unusually dry weather.
  4. A period of days of weeks of unusually hot weather. A natural recurring weather phenomenon related to heating of the atmosphere and moving of air masses.
  5. Any natural process that is a potential threat to human life and property.
  6. A hazardous event that occurs over a limited span of time in a defined geographic area. Lose of human life and property damage is significant.

5 True/False questions

  1. landslideSelf-sustaining rapid oxidation that releases light, heat, carbon dioxide and other gases as it moves across the landscape. Also known as a fire in the natural environment that maybe initiated by natural processes such as lighting strike or deliberately set by humans.

          

  2. volcanic eruptionExtrusion at the surface of earth of molten rock (magma). Maybe be explosive and violent or less enegetic lava flows.

          

  3. catastropheA situation of event that causes sufficient damage to people, property or society from which recovery is a long and involved process. Also is defined as a serious disaster.

          

  4. tsunamiA series of large ocean waves produced after the ocean water is suddenly disturbed vertically by processes such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, submarine landslides, or the impact of an asteroid or comet.

          

  5. earthquakeA period of days of weeks of unusually hot weather. A natural recurring weather phenomenon related to heating of the atmosphere and moving of air masses.