Destructive force of nature...

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Tue Dec 06, 2011 4:15 pm

Found these photo's.

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A before and after shot of Joplin, Missouri after a massive tornado on May 22.

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A monstrous dust storm (Haboob) roared through Phoenix, Arizona in July.

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An aerial shot of the damage immediately following the Japanese tsunami.

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A mother comforts her son in Concord, Alabama, near his house which was completely destroyed by a tornado in April.

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Chile's Puyehue volcano erupts, causing air traffic cancellations across South America, New Zealand, Australia and forcing over 3,000 people to evacuate.

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Cars are abandoned on Chicago's Lake Shore Drive during the "Snowpocalypse" in February.
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Tue Dec 06, 2011 4:17 pm

Wow! Nice pics. No reckoning with nature!
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Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:03 pm

Dis presies vir die rede wat hulle meeste van die groot storms na vroumense vernoem. As sy klaar is met jou het jy nie n kar, huis of boot oor nie!
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Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:35 pm

Unreal thanks for sharing.
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Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:40 pm

Dis flippen erg!! :shock2:
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Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:15 pm

:shock2: :shock: :crazy:
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Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:38 pm

Imagine that happening to us.Its above my thoughts.
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Tue Dec 06, 2011 9:01 pm

Amazing how we live in our own comfort zone and underestimate the power of nature :!: And only when it affects us personally we re-act. Selfish...really :thumbdown:
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Tue Dec 06, 2011 9:06 pm

Very, very scary. Feel bad for those people.


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Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:39 pm

Brilliant Photography!

I was in the 1990 Tornado in Welkom - and I survived :yahoo:
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Wed Dec 07, 2011 6:58 am

I remember that! A four-storey block of flats didn't, as far as I remember.

I remember travelling from Klerksdorp to Welkom one day when the wind blew. This created a sand storm of such intensity that visibility on the road was restricted to two or three metres at best. I had to turn back, was no use trying to travel further.


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Ons SA mense het dit dam lucky met natuur rampe en daai klas van goete...
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Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:30 am

Hangover wrote:Ons SA mense het dit dam lucky met natuur rampe en daai klas van goete...
Onthou net hier in SA het ons 'n paar ander rampe wat erger is as die! :shh:
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Wed Dec 07, 2011 11:13 am

Wys net ons moet dink wat ons doen en Dankie se
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Wed Dec 07, 2011 11:27 am

Thabogrobler wrote:Brilliant Photography!

I was in the 1990 Tornado in Welkom - and I survived :yahoo:
Is dit waar al die sirkels vandaan kom?
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Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:31 am

awesome
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Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:36 pm

Dis erg :shock: :shock:
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Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:51 pm

Oi!!! Dit is wanneer die versekering se "Jy is wie?..." & "Van waar..."
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Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:52 pm

Sjoe... amazing photography, and really frightening events
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