We use first and third party cookies to improve our service, personalize your advertising and remember your website preference. If you continue to browse, you accept the use of cookies on our site. For more information (e.g. how to disable cookies) please see our cookies policy.

National Geographic Society
National GeographicNat Geo WildNat Geo People


Powerful earthquakes, explosive volcanoes, horrific hurricanes, and deadly tornadoes.

In this four-part series for the National Geographic Channel, we will circle the globe to tell some of the most dramatic disaster stories known to man. From across the United States to the Philippines, we will look back on the twisters, floods, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions -- disasters that impacted and forever changed the lives of those in their path.


  • Catastrophe: Eruption at Pinatubo
    Witness one of the most cataclysmic natural events in recorded history.See what happened when a molten monster broke free of the underworld.