As per hindu philosophy, we call ' five elements' (Fire, air, water, sky and earth') we call them as 'panchabhutas' (pancha means five)
Without them there is no ecistsnce of life. It is said thousands of years ago in Sacred hindu scripts 'VEDAS'.
With our current day life style, technology, greed etc., etc., we are invariably causing harm to these five elements with sheer ignorance in one way or other. But still, God made this Nature so wonderful and pristine that each if these elements cooperate between themselves and try that balance. But in that very process of balance itself causes somewhere some havoc, like floods, volconoes. Thunder storms, tornedos, severe draughts and hence famine or other calamities. Which invariably makes people/life misery at some part of the world.
In this sense YES NATURE is too powerful than us always (ALWAYS) .
That very trait and power I tried to put in those few lines.