Every day, we hear about horrifying catastrophes that are often provoked by none other than humankind. If man-made-planet-damage isn’t enough, we also have mother nature that chimes in time to time, sending in deadly hurricanes, tsunamis, floods, tornadoes, and earthquakes. The worst of these lethal events have sadly cost the lives of millions, wiped out miles of public and private property, destroyed the economy and left the survivors battered and homeless.

Popular Everything will now share eight horrific natural disasters. They’ll certainly send a shiver down your spine and perhaps, make you value your life just a little more. If you think we’re exaggerating about the terror of it all, here’s some shocking proof, below.