An example of disaster is a tsunami.
The dinner party was a disaster.
His latest novel is a disaster.
The events which led to this disaster may be briefly told.
She froze when she saw the disaster that was her apartment.
His bond to Katie tempered what was otherwise a disaster of epic proportions.
His chief fault is his overweening haughtiness, due to an over-exalted opinion of his position, which leads him to insult Chryses and Achilles, thereby bringing great disaster upon the Greeks.
After the disaster at Flodden he was completely absorbed in public business.