What Would You Do If Disaster Strikes?

Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears steps into an earthquake simulator, outfitted like a normal home. See what an 8.0 magnitude earthquake can do!

Dave Price, weather anchor from CBS’ The Early Show, and veteran of extreme storm coverage, explains how hurricanes are categorized and when to seek shelter or evacuate.

When disaster strikes, would you know what to do? Are you prepared for earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards and more? Plus, five things you can do to increase your chance of surviving a plane crash.

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Storks demonstrates what to do and how to survive if you’re caught in a blizzard or extreme weather conditions.

A strike of lightning contains approximately 300 kilovolts of electricity, compared to a typical industrial electrical shock of 20 to 63 kilovolts. See what happens to the body when struck by lightning.