World's deadliest natural disasters

July - Sept. 2010: In late July, numerous
Caption

July - Sept. 2010: In late July, numerous wildfires broke out across Russia as a result of a record-breaking heat wave that summer. At least 56,000 were killed as a result of both the wildfires and the high temperature. (Credit: AP / Mikhail Metzel)

1 of 20
Upload Photo

Photographs of the world's deadliest natural disasters.

Get the Newsday Now newsletter!

The best of Newsday every day in your inbox.

Comments

Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.