Heroic Photos Of The Natural Disasters Around The World

Let’s try to capture the meaning of a natural disaster – according to Wikipedia, natural disaster is a natural event such as a flood, earthquake, or hurricane that causes great damage or loss of life. It is very difficult to get photos of such phenomena (mostly impossible).

Below you can see fourteen images that capture these difficult moments. It is sad to see that people under the captured situation but at the same time we can see how powerful and disastrous Mother Nature can be.

Scroll down and let us know your opinion, fellow lazy penguins.

A Qantas Boeing 737-800 plane flies through heavy rain as a storm moves towards the city of Sydney, Australia, November 6, 2015.

Qantas Boeing 737-800 plane flies through heavy rain

Qantas Boeing 737-800 plane flies through heavy rain

(Photo by David Gray/Reuters)

Large waves hit the lighthouse and harbour at high tide at Newhaven in Sussex, southern England, February 15, 2014.

Waves hit the lighthouse and harbour at high tide

Waves hit the lighthouse and harbour at high tide

(Photo by Toby Melville/Reuters)

Lightning flashes around the ash plume above the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano chain near Entrelagos, June 5, 2011.

Lightning flashes around the ash plume above the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano chain

Lightning flashes around the ash plume above the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano chain

(Photo by Carlos Gutierrez/Reuters)

Cargo ships are seen sailing under storm clouds at open sea near the port of Piraeus, in Athens March 5, 2015.

Cargo ships are seen sailing under storm clouds at open sea

Cargo ships are seen sailing under storm clouds at open sea

(Photo by Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters)

A boy runs as heavy rains and high waves brought by typhoon Linfa, locally named Egay, crash along a breakwater along Manila Bay at a slum area in Baseco, Tondo in Manila, July 6, 2015.

Boy runs as heavy rains and high waves brought by typhoon Linfa

Boy runs as heavy rains and high waves brought by typhoon Linfa

(Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)

A giant storm cloud can be seen in the sky above swimmers near Mollymook Beach, south of Sydney, March 5, 2014.

Giant storm cloud can be seen in the sky above swimmers

Giant storm cloud can be seen in the sky above swimmers

(Photo by David Gray/Reuters)

Lighting strikes over a barn surrounded by a soybean crop in Donnellson, Iowa, July 13, 2012.

Lighting strikes over a barn

Lighting strikes over a barn

(Photo by Adrees Latif/Reuters)

Storm clouds and snow blows off Lake Erie in Buffalo, New York, November 18, 2014.

Storm clouds and snow blows off Lake Erie in Buffalo

Storm clouds and snow blows off Lake Erie in Buffalo

(Photo by Lindsay DeDario/Reuters)

Lightning is seen above buildings during a storm in central Shanghai, August 15, 2012.

Lightning is seen above buildings during a storm

Lightning is seen above buildings during a storm

(Photo by Aly Song/Reuters)

Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul, Iceland, April 17, 2010.

Lightning streaks across the sky

Lightning streaks across the sky

(Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

A man pushes his electric bicycle against strong wind and heavy rainfalls along a flooded seaside street as Typhoon Rammasun hits Haikou, Hainan province, China, July 18, 2014.

Man pushes his electric bicycle against strong wind and heavy rainfalls along a flooded seaside street as Typhoon Rammasun hits Haikou

Man pushes his bicycle against strong wind and heavy rainfalls along a flooded seaside street as Typhoon Rammasun hits Haikou

(Photo by Reuters/Stringer)

A wave-like cloud looms over Sydney’s Manly Beach during an afternoon storm front, March 5, 2014.

Wave-like cloud looms over Sydney’s Manly Beach

Wave-like cloud looms over Sydney’s Manly Beach

(Photo by Will Burgess/Reuters)

A supercell that became a Tornadic vortex signature lights up the night sky with lightning over Amarillo, Texas, May 6, 2008.

Supercell that became a Tornadic vortex signature lights up the night sky

Supercell that became a Tornadic vortex signature lights up the night sky

(Photo by Gene Blevins/Reuters).

Lightning bolts strike around the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain near southern Osorno city, Chile, June 5, 2011.

Lightning bolts strike around the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain

Lightning bolts strike around the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain

(Photo by Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)

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