The flood waters burst the dyke.
The flood washed out the road.
Villages is cut off by the flood.
Many houses were carried away by the flood.
A violent earthquake occurred there.
Did you feel the earthquake?
The wall declined slightly on account of the earthquake.
Most of the houses in the city were destroyed.
Tsunami has killed millions upon millions of people.
The volcano is in eruption.
Thousands died in the disaster.
A: Steven, why are you so depressed?
B: I'm feeling very bad. I just watched the news.
A: What's the news?
B: The town was razed by an earthquake and more than ten thousand people died in the earthquake.
A: It's horrible.
B: Yeah, we have to do something to help the people in the stricken area.
A: How about donating some money?
B: It's a good idea. But where can we donate money?
A: Just find the answer through the Internet.
B: Yes. Let's do it now.