What natural disasters happen in a desert?

1 Answer
Mar 31, 2016


There are many natural disasters that can happen in a desert.


  1. Monsoon
    A monsoon is a heavy rainstorm that occurs late in the day.
  2. Drought
    A drought is a long period of dry weather with limited rainfall.
  3. Haboob
    A haboob is a large wall of dirt and dust that can reach 3,000 feet high and miles long and can accompany dust storms.
  4. Microburst
    Microbursts are strong, concentrated winds.