When you go outside, it’s always a gamble. Sun? Cloudy? Hot? Cold? Mildew in the air? It’s all a crapshoot. Sometimes, Mother Nature pulls one over on us humans, delivering something so unforeseen and sucky that we can’t help but exclaim, “well, that sucks.”

Here are 50 of those times nature made people say just that. (And don’t worry – we’ve got a little bit of humor thrown in there to make things feel just a tiny bit better.) So, scroll down and see them for yourself.

1. My Mailbox Was Blown Up By Lightning Last Night

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2. What It’s Like Escaping The Fires In Oregon. They Lived A Mile Away From Blue River, Oregon

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3. In Ten Seconds, I’m Going To Discover The Value Of Lifejackets And Renter’s Insurance

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4. It’s Cold Outside

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5. Parked My Jeep Under The Porch To Keep It Out Of The Weather

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6. Lakefront Property During An Ice Storm

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7. It’s So Hot In Australia, Our Outdoor Lights Melted

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8. Yesterday Our Neighbor’s 80′ Locust Tree Gave Us Some Live Edge Sky Lights, A Great View Of The Stars, And That Rainforest Cafe Atmosphere That Our Living Room Had Always Been Missing. No Injuries, Dogs Pi**ed The Bed, Life Goes On

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9. Getting Away From An Erupting Volcano Today

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10. Hurricane Mitch Rendered The Choluteca Bridge (Honduras) Useless After It Changed The Course Of The River It Was Built For

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11. Maybe A Bit Too Much Rain

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12. When It Snows Before The Leaves Fall Off

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13. Spent 5 Hours Getting Chemotherapy This Morning, Came Home Feeling Like Crap. Laid Down To Nap… Alarms And Sirens Start Blasting. Rush 5 Cats To The Basement And Prep Shelter. Go Outside To See This In My Subdivision

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14. Puerto Rican Natural Wonder, Punta Ventana, Collapsed Today After An Earthquake

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15. Just Bought Our Dream Home Less Than 2 Months Ago. Tonight I Watched It Burn To The Ground In A Massive Wildfire

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16. A Storm Came Through. The Plastic Furniture Barely Moved, But The Grill Blew 30 Ft Into The Pool

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17. 10+ Mph Derecho Winds Impale House With Lawn Chair, Iowa 8/10

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18. Days Ago, My Parents And I Opened A New Takeout Restaurant. Today Hurricane Michael Destroyed It

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19. Don’t Leave Your Kayak Out In The Sun

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20. For Sale!! 2001 Honda Civic, Great Condition (I Hope)

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21. I Guess He’s Not Going Anywhere Till Summer

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22. My Brother's Cabin (Which Is Now His Home Amid A Nasty Divorce) In Northern Ca. Took Him 5 Miles On A Snow Mobile To Find This After Leaving Town For A Week

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23. Weather Patterns Don’t Care What Kind Of Car You Drive

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24. I Was In New York For The First Time In My Life. My Wife And I Spent Almost 10 Hours On A Plane, Crossed The Atlantic Ocean, And Flew 7,500 Kilometers. We Climbed The Top Of The Rock To Enjoy A View Of Central Park. We Had Only One Day In New York, And This View Will Always Be With

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25. Main Water Valve Was Not Shut Off For The Winter In A Cabin

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26. Forgetting To Roll Up The Window All The Way

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27. It Was A Hot Day In Tallahassee

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28. Gift From Mother Nature

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29. If You Thought Smoking At A Gas Pump Was Bad

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30. My Backyard After The Gender Reveal Party On Saturday

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31. This Tree Was Uprooted In A Storm Last Night That Destroyed The Mans Garage And Two Of Us Vintage Cars

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32. When You Live In Svalbard, Norway, And Forget To Close The Window To The Home Office

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33. It’s Just A Little Ice, It’s Fine

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34. My Boss Told Me To At Least Try Shoveling Out And Come In Today. Saskatoon Sk, Canada (Red Car Is Mine)

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35. A Little Bit Of Rain In The Backyard. Husband For Scale. Note: We Don’t Usually Have A Lake In The Yard

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36. Wore Shorts To Work Last Night Because It Was 75 Degrees Out, This Is What It Looked Like Outside This Morning After My Shift

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37. I Guess You Shouldn’t Put Glass Windows Over Grass When It’s 22 Degrees Celsius

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38. Lamborghini Huracan Flooded Due To Rain In São Paulo. It Was Not Insured

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39. “20% Chance” Of Rain Overnight

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40. Unforeseen Weather

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41. At Least He Got What He Asked

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42. Summers In England

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43. It Might Rain Today, I Think I’ll Take My Umbrella Out… That Went Well!

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44. Hail Damage To Sun Roof

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45. I Tried Going To Visit My Boyfriend On My Day Off, Had To Turn Around Because The Fires Opened A Portal To Hell

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46. When The Earthquake Hits At The Wrong Time

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47. It Has Been Some Bad Weather In Norway Lately

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48. I Woke Up At 2:30 AM To Make A 2-Hour Drive-Up 10000 Feet To See The Sunrise Atop Haleakala. Have You Ever Seen Such Beauty?

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49. Normal Day In Utah

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We hope you enjoyed this list of natural disasters. It’s important to remember that we are not in control when nature strikes, so it is always best to be prepared.

Have you ever been affected by a natural disaster? Let us know in the comments below.

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