Weather & Nature
Shelter from the storm.
When it comes to the safety of your belongings and property, you can't count on sunshine and blue skies all the time. We've got everything you need to know about insurance for inclement weather and natural disasters.
Is Mt St Helens Going to Blow?
Volcanoes are cracks and holes in the surface of the earth, created by debris, gases, and molten rock that escape from the earth's center. Most of the world's 1900 active volcanoes are located around the Ring of Fire, a long circle of vents located on the Pacific Rim.
How Are Hurricanes Named?
If you have ever watched an episode of the Hurricane Chasers show, you may have heard phrases like “And look at that, Alberto just took down a house.” You may be wondering: Why did they name this hurricane Alberto?
Is Fear of Lightning Normal?
Many people have a fear of severe weather, and lightning tops the list. The fear of lightning and thunderstorms has two names: “Brontophobia” and the more specific “Astraphobia.” The fear of thunderstorms is not only normal, but is increasingly common.
A little pre-planning might help you and your family weather the storm - and these tips can show you how to get ready when a hurricane strikes.
Top 10 Most Expensive Disasters in U.S. History
Improvements in early warning systems over the last few decades have saved hundreds of thousands of lives. We can now predict events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and blizzards with incredible accuracy, hours or days before disaster strikes.
How Accurate is the Farmer's Almanac?
According to the publication itself, the Almanac uses "a secret mathematical and astronomical formula," developed by David Young, who served as the Almanac's first editor. This secret prediction method involves observation of...
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