Mankind feel like they are so powerful and more intelligent than anything out there. And yet, every once in a while we are put back into our place by the mighty Mother Nature: Floods, quakes, droughts, and more have been causing devastation throughout human history, with some resulting in catastrophic loss of life. Here are the worst 10 natural disasters based on what we have recorded.
The Deadliest Drought
For 3 years, from 1876 until 1879, China suffered through a devastating drought which ended up leaving more than nine of the country’s provinces without food. Rivers ran dry, crops and livestock were wiped out, and more than nine million people perished due to the disaster.
Rivers Ran Dry