Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Friday: Sunshine, clouds, brisk windsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster



  2. California gets more rain, 1 big mudslideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

    The latest in a string of storms noisily marched across Southern California on Wednesday, hurling lightning bolts, coating mountains with snow and unleashing downpours that triggered a freeway-blocking mudslide before mostly moving on. "It was rather rare to see lightning all night long as this storm system moved across the region," the National Weather Service said, noting that the tempest's instability was similar to a heavy rain event last week that produced no lightning at all.


  3. Editorial: Are you prepared for winter?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Snow glistening atop the ground and trees, and on city streets and vehicles late Wednesday and early Thursday was irrefutable evidence that winter and its seasonal hazards - as well as its seasonal beauty - have arrived. One of the good things about living in Kansas is the certainty of experiencing four seasons, each with its own beauty.


  4. Kaine takes close look at local sea level riseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    "There are two over there," he said Thursday morning, pointing to homes across a sparkling inlet of the Lafayette River. "And two right there.


  5. Sea Shepherd Intercepts Toothfish PoachersRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Scoop

    Yesterday, at approximately 2152 AEDT, the Sea Shepherd conservation ship, Bob Barker, intercepted the illegal fishing vessel Thunder, at 62 15' South, 81 24' East, inside the CCAMLR region of management. A known poaching vessel, the Nigerian flagged Thunder was issued with an Interpol Purple Notice following a joint effort by New Zealand, Australia and Norway.


  6. Fighting a tidal wave of sexist advertisements: PorterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Judith Taylor, associate professor of sociology and women and gender studies at the University of Toronto, holds up the menu at St. Louis Bar and Grill. The "saucier than your teenage daughter" wings will soon be replaced because of complaints.


  7. 'Ebola drug success' for Ugandan doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New Vision

    A billboard bearing the "11 against Ebola" campaign of World football governing body FIfa, a joint venture with the Confederation of African Football and health experts to raise awareness and promote simple preventative measures in the fight against the Ebola virus. German doctors have given details of how an experimental drug together with advanced intensive care helped save a Ugandan physician who had been airlifted from Sierra Leone with Ebola.


  8. Peninsula readers' letters: December 19Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Dear Editor: Cops on location in Palo Alto? No. Cops with cameras on their uniform.


  9. Today in Photos, December 19Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Health workers carry the remains of yet another Ebola victim for burial at a cemetery in the Sierra Leone capital of Freetown, while a Pakistani student walks past a bullet-riddled wall inside an army-run school that was attacked by Taliban militants in Peshawar, and more ... Grim tidings - Health workers carry the remains of yet another Ebola victim for burial at a cemetery in the Sierra Leone capital of Freetown. The official death toll from the epidemic has risen to 6,915 out of 18,603 cases, latest figures from the World Health Organization reveal.


  10. Minnesota schools see spike in flu outbreaks; HealthEast limits hospital visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Evidence of a severe flu season continues to build, with the Minnesota Department of Health reporting a surge in outbreaks at schools and long-term care facilities. Meanwhile, a second pediatric death has been blamed on influenza, the department said Thursday in its weekly report of flu activity in the state.


  11. Sierra Leones leading doctor dies of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Sierra Leone's leading doctor died of Ebola on Thursday, hours after the arrival in the country of an experimental drug that could have been used to treat him, the government's chief medical officer said. Victor Willoughby was diagnosed with Ebola last week after he treated a man with organ-related problems.


  12. Mayon alert status loweredRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    State seismologists lowered Friday the alert status of Mayon volcano in Albay province from 3 to 2 due to a decline in its "overall activity." The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said in its December 19 bulletin that since the last recorded seismic swarm on November 29, the volcano's "seismic activity has declined to an average two to three mostly volcano-tectonic earthquakes daily that are attributed to rock fracturing beneath the northern flank of the edifice."


  13. Philip Hammond faces up to residents' concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | This is Local London

    Philip Hammond, MP for Runnymede and Weybridge, spent about 45 minutes giving a roundup of what he has been doing globally and locally. As part of discussions he made his feelings on Britain's part in the European Union clear, and said the country should adopt the slogan of "Britain where possible, Europe where necessary".


  14. Ellie Goulding helping homeless at ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Ellie Goulding will be spreading some festive cheer on Christmas Eve by helping out at her local homeless shelter to help those who are less fortunate than herself. The 27-year-old pop sensation is keen to treat those who are less fortunate than herself during the festive period so is giving up her Christmas Eve to spend time with people who won't have company during the holidays.


  15. Chris Martin Claims He Was Kidnapped By Angelina Jolie And Brad PittRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    The 37-year-old singer recalled a hilarious tale about how he was approached to write the soundtrack 'Miracles' for Jolie's WWII flick 'Unbroken.' In a rare occasion Chris Martin revealed he has a good sense of humour when being quizzed about how he was approached to write the song 'Miracles' for Angelina Jolie 's latest directorial effort, the WWII flick 'Unbroken.'


  16. U.S.-Drought Monitor MapRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    A new U.S. Drought Monitor Map highlights that the majority of Northern California dropped one category, improving from a D4 Exceptional Drought to D3 Extreme Drought. In the Mother Lode, that category change took place in just a small southeast section of Tuolumne County, in Yosemite.


  17. Rain puts dent in drought, Santa Cruz residents 'stoked'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KSBW-TV



  18. Kathleen Parker: Talk about a wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    The story is a doozy - a tale of corruption, prosecutorial abuse, alleged fraud upon the court, and possible government cover-ups in the service of power and greed. All the script needs is a Forest Service employee urinating on his bare feet in his lookout tower just as the fire was beginning.


  19. Satellite Captures Glowing Plants From SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Slashdot

    Today, scientists released a map of this glow as measured by the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, a NASA satellite launched in July with the goal of mapping the net amount of carbon in the atmosphere. The map reveals that tropical rainforests near the equator are actively sucking up carbon, while the Corn Belt in the eastern United States, near the end of its growing season, is also a sink.


  20. Winter outlook shows good chance of wet conditions for next three monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    There is a 75 percent probability of average or above-average precipitation between January and the end of March for California, according to a new report by federal scientists - the first time in five years such a wet outlook has been predicted in the state during the first three months of a year. "This is good news," said Steve Baxter, a seasonal forecaster with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which issued the report on Thursday predicting that the harsh reality of California's historic drought may finally be giving way to wetter days ahead.