Category: Phenomenon

Rain facts

Before a raindrop hits the ground, it spends an average of 8 days in the air. Large rain drops can accelerate to over 30 km/h. Between 1860 and 1861 in Meghalaya, India, 26,470 mm of rain fell during the year.

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Tsunami facts

A tsunami wave can be 150-250 km long. In 1755, a tsunami wave devastated Lisbon, killing 90,000 people. The tsunami wave created at a great depth of the ocean in the initial phase can travel at speeds of up to 900 km/h.

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