Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Volcano on Galapagos Islands Erupts after 33 Year SilenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | I4U Future Technology News

    Breaking News: Footage of the Wolf Volcano on Galapagos Islands shows a spectacular eruption. The volcano has not been active in 33 years.


  2. Twister kills 10 in Mexico border cityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hawk Eye

    A tornado raged through a Mexico border city early Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 10 people were killed, authorities said.


  3. Morocco's majestic cedars threatened by climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    The cedar tree, considered by many to be Morocco's national treasure, is coming under attack from climate change, greedy humans who indulge in illegal logging, and monkeys. The noble conifer Cedrus Atlantica covers about 134,000 hectares of the North African country.


  4. The Latest: Harris County residents warned to not leave homeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSB-TV

    Harris County Flood control has advised residents waking up for work and school Tuesday morning to not leave their homes. KHOU-TV reports The National Weather Service has issued an emergency flash flood Warning for southwest Harris County and northeast Fort Bend County.


  5. Gardening Guru: Planting successRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Nova News Now

    Mark Cullen is Canada's best-known gardening broadcaster and writer. He is the spokesperson for Home Hardware Lawn and Garden.


  6. Texas tornado leaves one dead as 12 missingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Texas tornado leaves one dead, 12 missing in floods A tornado tore through a Central Texas town Monday, destroying four homes and leaving at least one person dead. Check out this story on A Texas family of four were swept away by severe flood waters with only the father being able to escape.


  7. Business Traveler: The Short-Lived Life of Airplane HackingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Skift

    The mainstream media and the airline community had equal and opposite reactions to rumors that a hacker had broken into an airplane's flight controls last week. On the "panic" side of the equation, CNN led the charge by pointing to FBI reports suggesting that one Chris Roberts had hacked into an airline's in flight entertainment system and "caused one of the airplane engines to climb resulting in a lateral or sideways movement."


  8. Operation Hydrant: an Inquisition for the 21st centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Spiked

    This is not surprising given officialdom's obsession with unmasking celebrity paedophiles. Indeed, a dedicated national police team was assembled last summer, under the name Operation Hydrant, to investigate the link between child sex abuse and 'prominent public figures'.


  9. Chelmsford kept busy with 3 firesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lowell Sun

    Chelmsford firefighters had a busy Sunday afternoon as they stopped a one-alarm fire at Jimmy's Pizza, responded to a reported vehicle fire, and then extinguished a brush fire in back to back calls. Deputy Chief Mike Donoghue said the first incident was at Jimmy's Pizza, 2 Alpine Drive, off Route 110, where a fire that started outside in a mulch bed spread to the building about 5:30 p.m. Donoghue said the cause of that blaze remains underminded, though it was possibly due to careless disposal of a cigarette.


  10. Floridapocalypse: The End of the Sunshine StateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... of the most exciting works in the canon of "Floridapocalypitic" writing are not necessarily warnings about natural disasters and tropical storms. Rather, the four works below are more imaginative takes on the state's doom, each offering a glimpse ...


  11. Leominster brush fire still smolderingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    After four days, a large brush fire in an area of forest just off May Street near the Fall Brook Reservoir continues to smolder, but is largely out, said a fire department spokesman Monday afternoon. "There'll be smoke in the area until we get 24 to 48 hours of soaking rain," Deputy Fire Chief Dan Kirouac said.


  12. Texas flooding: Teen dies driving home from prom as Houston gets delugedRead the original story

    1 hr ago |

    At 18, Alyssa Renee Ramirez's accomplishments read like a list of many teenagers' dreams: Homecoming queen. Student council president.


  13. 12 missing after flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation homeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    Rescue personnel grab the the hand of a man stranded in rushing water at the northwest corner of Lamar Blvd. and 15th St. in Austin, Texas. Shoal Creek overflowed its banks and inundated the major tr... .


  14. After a wild night, bayous rising, flash flood emergency in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Houston Chronicle

    There was hail. Sizes as large as three-quarters of an inch fell in Houston, particularly in the Sugar Land and Bellaire areas.


  15. Morning markets: US flooding gives ag bulls the upper handRead the original story

    1 hr ago |

    At least five people died in Texas and Oklahoma, and hundreds of homes were destroyed, as flash flooding caused by rains of up to 10 inches hit parts of the states. Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who declared states of emergency in parts of the state said that homes that were "completely wiped off the map".


  16. Canadian Natural shuts more output as Alberta fire ragesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | World Oil

    Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. reduced production from its Kirby South oil-sands operation in Alberta, raising the amount of production brought offline because of a nearby forest fire to 233,000 bpd. The out-of-control fire near Lac La Biche was discovered on Saturday and covered 8,200 hectares, Alberta's Environment and Sustainable Resource Development agency said on its website.


  17. India heatwave death toll hits 800 as capital's roads meltRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    The death toll from a major heatwave sweeping across India has reached at least 800 people, as roads in New Delhi melt in temperatures nearing 50 degrees Celsius. Hospitals were on alert to treat victims of heatstroke and authorities advised people to stay indoors with no end in sight to the searing conditions.


  18. Nepal moves to protect children from traffickers after quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Nepal banned children from traveling without parents or approved guardians on Tuesday in an unprecedented move to deter human traffickers who authorities fear are targeting vulnerable families after last month's devastating earthquake. Hundreds of thousands of families lost their homes in Nepal after two large earthquakes struck on April 25 and May 12, killing more than 8,600 people and raising concerns among rights groups that trafficking rings in the region are taking advantage of the chaos.


  19. Nestle Bottled-Water Plan Draws Fight in Drought-Stricken OregonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Nestle SA's plan to bottle Oregon's spring water is stoking a fight with lawmakers and environmental activists who say a corporation shouldn't be allowed to profit from a natural resource as drought spreads across the state. The Oregon Water Resources Department is considering a proposal that would allow Nestle, the largest water bottler in the U.S., to buy spring water from Cascade Locks, a sleepy town 44 miles east of downtown Portland where the company would open a bottling plant.


  20. 800 die in baking hot IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Standard

    At least 800 people have died in a major heatwave that has swept across India, melting roads in New Delhi as temperatures neared 50 degrees Celsius. Hospitals were on alert to treat victims of heatstroke and authorities advised people to stay indoors with no end in sight to the searing conditions.