Posts Tagged ‘ Natural Disaster ’

What to do should a natural disaster strike while on holiday

Apr 10th, 2012 | By

Volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis can occur without warning in many popular holiday destinations. Here Dr Kirti Sharma, Dr Gerard Fryer and Cathrene Rowell share some tips on what to do should an unexpected natural disaster occur while travelling



Dust the volcanic ash off your suitcase and take the train

Apr 15th, 2010 | By

We are all smart enough not to travel to flooded areas, but the truth is that natural disasters such as volcanoes do not just affect the area surrounding their location: The eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in southern Iceland erupted for the second time in less than a month yesterday, after geoscientists were forwarded of signs of life – after being dormant for nearly 200 years – by the occurrence of 1000s of small earthquakes which started at the end of 2009.