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Tsunamis, volcanoes, tornadoes, earthquakes...these are real-life monsters. We like to think we’re prepared for a catastrophe. But time and time again, Mother Nature proves us wrong. Each week, Natural Disasters examines the earth’s biggest catastrophes that took countless lives, destroyed communities, and toppled civilizations. Natural Disasters is a Parcast Original with new episodes released every Thursday.

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Tsunamis, volcanoes, tornadoes, earthquakes...these are real-life monsters. We like to think we’re prepared for a catastrophe. But time and time again, Mother Nature proves us wrong. Each week, Natural Disasters examines the earth’s biggest catastrophes that took countless lives, destroyed communities, and toppled civilizations. Natural Disasters is a Parcast Original with new episodes released every Thursday.

    The Great Molasses Flood Pt. 2

    The Great Molasses Flood Pt. 2

    On the morning of January 15th, 1919, two million gallons of molasses wreaked havoc on the North End. The cleanup process was arduous, with the flood having lasting effects on the city and people of Boston.

    • 39 Min.
    The Great Molasses Flood Pt. 1

    The Great Molasses Flood Pt. 1

    On the morning of January 15th, 1919, a deluge of two million gallons of molasses swept over Boston's North End. Startled residents ran for shelter and desperately tried to save those caught in the wave of liquid sugar.

    • 35 Min.
    The Children’s Blizzard Pt. 2

    The Children’s Blizzard Pt. 2

    As the blizzard raged on through the afternoon of January 12th, 1888, schoolhouses across South Dakota became emergency shelters. Some children tried to make it home through the driving snow, while teachers herded kids to safety. Not all would survive.

    • 44 Min.
    The Children’s Blizzard Pt. 1

    The Children’s Blizzard Pt. 1

    At midday on January 12th, 1888, the northern plains of South Dakota were struck by a deadly blizzard. Many teachers and school children were caught outside in the blinding snow and found themselves fleeing for their lives.

    • 43 Min.
    Toxic Flood of Hungary Pt. 2

    Toxic Flood of Hungary Pt. 2

    After a flood of toxic waste inundated the region around Akja, Hungary in October 2010, the residents of the area rushed to save those trapped and poisoned by the flood. Considered one of the worst ecological disasters of the modern era, the toxic spill forever changed the communities swallowed up by the deluge.

    • 41 Min.
    NEW: Toxic Flood of Hungary Pt. 1

    NEW: Toxic Flood of Hungary Pt. 1

    We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Natural Disasters today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.

    On October 4th, 2010, a flood of toxic sludge burst out of a waste reservoir near Akja, Hungary. The surrounding region was quickly inundated by a wave of red mud, driving people and animals out of their homes in a desperate bid to escape the poisonous torrent.

    • 36 Min.

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