PINERY BUSH FIRE, AUSTRALIA – 2015
In November 2015, Peter Rosenfeld and Vera De Ruiter were on a four-week adventure to visit family in Australia. As they drove from Darwin to Adelaide on a road trip, they were oblivious to the dangers that lay ahead…
FLOODS, PAKISTAN 2011
The southwest monsoon season in Pakistan normally runs through July to the end of September, in 2010 the rains arrived, but they were much heavier than usual. The flooding lasted nearly two months, with one fifth of the whole country being overwhelmed and 14 million people were affected.
LIGHTNING STRIKES, UK
Lightning strikes kill about twenty-four thousand people a year and although these strikes are rare in the United Kingdom, Campbell Gillespie still thinks he’s one of the luckiest people alive…
HURRICANE PATRICIA, MEXICO 2015
Hurricanes are some of the most intense and destructive weather patterns which nature can throw our way. In October 2015, Hurricane Patricia made landfall as the strongest hurricane to ever hit the coast of Mexico.
Within twenty-four hours Hurricane Patricia had gone from being a small tropical storm, to a deep and incredibly powerful Category Five Hurricane with wind speeds in excess of 190 miles per hour, even stronger than super Typhoon Haiyan two years earlier. Patricia destroyed over 3,000 homes and caused the deaths of 6 people.Worlds Wildest Weather