Asian Vocabulary

Natural Disasters

Monsoon

A strong wind that occurs mostly in South Asia, bringing in rain to water most farmers crops. Most of the rain comes from the Northeast, around winter.
Effects of Monsoon Season on India (Dispatch)

Tsunami

A giant wave, normally produced by a sea quake of a volcano erupting under the sea (called a seismic sea wave)
Scariest Japan Tsunami Video Ever!

Earthquake

A shake in the Earth's lithosphere,caused by the release of built pressure inside the rocks along the fault lines. An aftershock normally occurs after.
Earthquake Destruction