Natural Disasters – Passive to Active Voice

The media often uses passive voice. Can you change these media headlines about natural disasters into the active form?

wipe out
sweep away
rogue wave
to heed
to level
to swallow

1.) The town has been destroyed by the tornado.
2.) The beach resort was wiped out by the tsunami.
3.) The couple were being swept away by the rogue wave.
4.) Farming communities are being devastated by the drought.
5.) The mayor’s order to evacuate isn’t being heeded by the locals.
6.) The trees have been burnt down by the forest fire.
7.) The city was leveled by the earthquake.
8.) Food crops are ruined by heavy rainstorms.
9.) The house had been swallowed by a sinkhole.
10.) The mountain climbers were suffocated by the avalanche.