Mega Disasters

Mega Disasters simulates how our modern cities might hold up in the face of catastrophes such as the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and the 1883 Krakatoa volcanic eruption, telling the story of the original mega disaster and then recreating it using state-of-the-art tools and equipement.

   
                     
   

Episodes

Season: 1

1 - Asteroid Apocalypse

Asteroid Apocalypse: Many believe it was a killer asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 160 million years ago. So what would happen if one struck now? Experts investigate. (S1, ep 1)

2 - California's Katrina

California's Katrina: The floods following Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. Now, experts think a worse flood could strike Sacramento, putting thousands in danger. (S1, ep 2)

3 - Earthquake In The Heartland

Earthquake in Heartland: The 1811-1812 New Madrid Earthquakes were some of North America's worst natural disasters. Now, experts expect a repeat. The question is, when? (S1, ep 3)