A British snowboarder's worst fears became a reality when he got caught in an avalanche on Mount Cook, New Zealand.
In the first episode, the Brimble family scramble for survival when torrential floods sweep away their camp in the south of France. 1/6
Maureen and David Sayer are forced to flee the ancient city of Machu Picchu as flooding and landslides trigger an evacuation in the Peruvian Andes. 2/6
A magician, guitarist and an entire entertainment team saved the lives of hundreds aboard a cruise ship that begins sinking in a storm. 3/6
A dream holiday in Mexico turns into a nightmare when Hurricane Wilma traps tourists in their hotel rooms for 36 hours, destroying their resort. 4/6
British backpackers are stuck in New Orleans during a stormy region's most devastating Hurricane on record. 5/6
A category 5 cyclone forces midwife Carol Weeks to interrupt her 25th wedding anniversary celebrations and deliver a baby in a makeshift shelter. 6/6