natural disaster

noun

: a sudden and terrible event in nature (such as a hurricane, tornado, or flood) that usually results in serious damage and many deaths
The earthquake was one of the worst natural disasters of this century.

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“Natural disaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/natural%20disaster. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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