Disaster management is one of the growing areas that is incorporated in each and every field owing to the increasing number of incidences of threats of different kinds in several parts of the world. For any kind of disaster, be it natural, or intentional or man-made, each and every area, especially the areas which are prone to such threats must take up and implement the necessary steps that are required for addressing such a difficult situation.
Speaking of threats, they are of three major kinds namely:
1) The threat of natural disasters like tornadoes, blizzards, earthquakes, floods or epidemics.
2) The threat of accidental disasters like fires, hazardous material releases, Infrastructure failures and the likes.
3) The threat of intentional disasters like campus shootings, bombings and cyber attacks.
Each of these threats is unique in their own way and anyone could fall prey to such disasters in case he or she does not become aware of the facts. All these kinds of disasters require intense management strategies in order for an area to cope up with the same.
Indiana is a country which is highly vulnerable to several natural threats like hurricanes or tornadoes or thunderstorms, all of which are capable of causing mass destruction. It is therefore very essential for every busy area to be prepared for any such natural threat. Let us look at one of the most frequently happening and destruction incurring natural disaster that is thunderstorms.
A thunderstorm, also called a lightning storm, refers to an extreme weather condition having the association of thunder as well as lightning. Such storms are also followed by heavy rainfall and strong, blustery winds. Extreme forms of thunderstorms bring with them hail and even give rise to tornadoes. These thunderstorms can be very harsh when the wind travels at a speed of around 59-60 miles per hour or even more and there is also shower of hails which are quite big in size.