How to Pronounce Calamities?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Calamities" is [kɐlˈamɪtiz], [kɐlˈamɪtiz], [k_ɐ_l_ˈa_m_ɪ_t_i_z].

"Calamities" in context

Calamities are natural disasters, occurring in almost all regions of the world, caused by extreme weather, earthquakes, floods or other natural disasters. These events lead to disruption in the lives of people living in the region, with often devastating consequences.

The most common calamities are floods, storms, hurricanes, landslides, earthquakes, tornadoes and droughts. Earthquakes cause the greatest destruction, with the possibility of avalanches, tsunamis, and other side effects. Floods are also quite common, with large scale destruction and loss of lives.

Calamities often result in great damage to both property and human life.


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