Hurricane Ida Curfew set due to storm threat via Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

Government officials have set an 8 p.m. curfew for Adams County due to dangerous travel conditions likely to result from Hurricane Ida. For the safety of employees and others, business owners are also being asked to to send employees home and close by 5 p.m. According to Tom McGehee, Adams County Emergency Operation Center Planning […]Continue reading “Hurricane Ida Curfew set due to storm threat via Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper”

Disaster warnings are as Reliable as the Humans Creating the Apps via Syntax Apps

1. Recycle the CO₂ content in the atmosphere: Just reducing the greenhouse gase emissions is not a permanent fix for the problem. Today Startups are going the extra mile and are trying to recycle the CO₂ in the atmosphere. More importantly a cost effective way needs to be found to store that amount of CO₂ whichContinue reading “Disaster warnings are as Reliable as the Humans Creating the Apps via Syntax Apps”

Fort St. John earthquakes were caused by fracking: BC Oil and Gas Commission —

The magnitude 3.4, 4.0 and 4.5 quakes struck about 20 kilometres south of the city on Nov. 29. via Fort St. John earthquakes were caused by fracking: BC Oil and Gas Commission —

WATCH: Oak Park Home Engulfed In Flames Collapses As CBS2’s Tom Wait Reports Live — CBS Los Angeles

List of Closures and Evacuations | Real-Time Updates OAK PARK, Calif. (CBSLA) — The devastating Woolsey Fire continues to spread across the Southland, causing the evacuation of over 75,000 homes already in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. CBS 2’s Tom Wait witnessed the fire’s destructive power firsthand while reporting from Oak Park. (CBS2) In the video…Continue reading “WATCH: Oak Park Home Engulfed In Flames Collapses As CBS2’s Tom Wait Reports Live — CBS Los Angeles”

These are the 10 costliest hurricanes in U.S. history – 3 are from 2017 — CW33 NewsFix

The year 2017 was the costliest ever for weather and climate disasters in the United States, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday, totaling $306 billion. The previous record year, 2005, saw $215 billion in disasters. Three storms, Harvey, Irma and Maria all landed in the top five on NOAA’s updated list of the costliest U.S.Continue reading “These are the 10 costliest hurricanes in U.S. history – 3 are from 2017 — CW33 NewsFix”

1,000+ Hawaii Residents have been forced to evacuate their Homes as Lava flow continues to spread on the state’s Big Island

More than 1,000 Hawaii residents have been forced to evacuate their homes as a dangerous lava flow continues to spread on the state’s Big Island. CBS News reports on CBSN about why this lava flow is so unusual.  

An Erupting Volcano In Bali Has Prompted Mass Evacuations And Stranded Thousands Of Travelers — via CNN / UPROXX

After weeks of tell-tale rumbles, Mount Agung is spewing ash clouds over Bali while residents and travelers fear for the worst. The Indonesian resort island saw the volcano erupt at least three times over the course of Saturday night and Sunday. In the process, the volcano shot ashes 19,000 feet high, according to CNN. The New York Times furtherContinue reading “An Erupting Volcano In Bali Has Prompted Mass Evacuations And Stranded Thousands Of Travelers — via CNN / UPROXX”

How Cuba and Puerto Rico responded to their hurricanes — Repeating Islands

Will Grant (BBC) writes about the differences and similarities between Cuba and Puerto Rico’s responses to Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria, respectively: If Hurricane Irma hitting Cuba and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico had one thing in common it was that – despite ample warning – they seemed to take many by surprise. It was […]Continue reading “How Cuba and Puerto Rico responded to their hurricanes — Repeating Islands”

Puerto Rico is still a disaster zone — Repeating Islands

Ana Campoy (Quartz) writes that Puerto Rico is still a disaster zone, three weeks after Hurricane Maria: Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico on Sept. 20. Three weeks later, many residents still live like it’s the day after the storm made landfall. More than 90% of the island remains without electricity, and roughly a thirdContinue reading “Puerto Rico is still a disaster zone — Repeating Islands”

Another Rockslide At Yosemite’s El Capitan

A day after one person was killed and another one was injured in a rockslide at El Capitan in Yosemite, another rock slide has happened, officials confirm. Source: Another Rockslide At Yosemite’s El Capitan YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (CBS13) – A day after one person was killed and another one was injured in a rockslide atContinue reading “Another Rockslide At Yosemite’s El Capitan”

Tens Of Thousands Flee As Hurricane Harvey Closes In On Texas

        Surfline Surf Forecasts  HOUSTON (AP) — With time running out, tens of thousands of people fled from the path of Hurricane Harvey Friday as it picked up strength and took aim at a wide swath of the Texas Gulf Coast that includes oil refineries, chemical plants and dangerously flood-prone Houston, theContinue reading “Tens Of Thousands Flee As Hurricane Harvey Closes In On Texas”

Sinkhole in Seattle

SEATTLE — Officials are trying to determine the scope of an “apparent sinkhole” that appeared Thursday morning in the city’s Queen Anne neighborhood, Seattle Department of Transportation spokesperson Norm Mah said. The apparent sinkhole was noticed Thursday morning on 5th Avenue near the intersection of W. Comstock Street. The hole is about 3-feet wide. Mah… viaContinue reading “Sinkhole in Seattle”

Mayor: Death toll in Tennessee wildfires now 13 — WAVY-TV

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee mayor has confirmed that 13 people have died from wildfires, including one person who appears to have had heart attack fleeing the flames. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. via Mayor: Death toll in Tennessee wildfires now 13Continue reading “Mayor: Death toll in Tennessee wildfires now 13 — WAVY-TV”

VIDEO: Stunning drone video of Oregon sinkholes

Drone footage gives a bird’s eye view of the massive sinkhole in Harbor, Oregon. VIDEO: Stunning drone video of Oregon sinkholes WATE 6 On Your Side 21m ago HARBOR, Ore. (AP/WATE) – Transportation officials say a massive sinkhole has opened near a highway along the coast of southern Oregon. Kyle Rice, posted a YouTube video ofContinue reading “VIDEO: Stunning drone video of Oregon sinkholes”

No one hurt when Jeep cracks through icy Indiana lake

It happened Tuesday night on Tamarack Lake at the Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife Area. Source: No one hurt when Jeep cracks through icy Indiana lake