Asian Vocabulary

These are all natural disasters


A giant wave, normally produced by a earthquake under the sea or a volcano erupting under the sea (also called a seismic sea wave)


A shake in the earth's lithosphere, caused by the release of built up pressure inside the rocks along the faultlines. An aftershock normally occurs after.


A strong wind that occurs mostly in South Asia, bringing in rain to water most farmers crops. Most of the rain comes from northeast, around winter.