Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. California looks to Australia for tips on surviving droughtRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record. Australia, the land poet Dorothea Mackellar dubbed "a sunburnt country," suffered a torturous drought from the late 1990s through 2012.


  2. The Latest on weather: Vehicles line up outside damaged townRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Leaves and branches are scattered throughout a flooded yard after a roof collapsed during a morning storm Sunday, May 24, 2015 in Houston at the Rockport Apartment Homes on S. Gessner. Cars and trucks are lined up for a quarter-mile waiting to get back into a small Central Texas town that was heavily damaged by flash flooding.


  3. Twister kills 10 in Mexico border cityRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    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.


  4. California Flora: Going, Going, Gone?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CNN

    As the severe drought continues, plant life in California is being affected to the point that it's highly diverse yield of food crops, which supplies most of the United States and other parts of the world, is being threatened on a global scale. The percentage of food crops that come from California is staggering if viewed through the lens of the possibility that those crops may be either significantly reduced or completely lost due to the drought.


  5. The Latest: Death toll from Mexico twister climbs to 13Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KATV Little Rock

    Rising water from overnight rains began to rise early in the morning... . DPS Trooper Marcus Gonzales walks on the Hwy 12 bridge over the Blanco River in Wimberley, Texas, Sunday May 24, 2015.


  6. Nepal: Evacuating the seriously injured from remote villagesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    " I was lucky the doctors found me, I was in terrible pain, I thought I would die ," said 26-year-old Maila Gurung. "Most of the nearby health posts were destroyed, the only one I could go to was an hour's walk, but it only offers basic services, and it was closed in the immediate aftermath of the second quake.


  7. See into the eye of a storm in 3D: Nasa satellites captures...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    By sending pulses of microwave energy through the clouds, it was able to glimpse inside the eye of the storm. Nasa's CloudSat data was combined with infrared imagery taken from Japan's MTSTAT satellite to create this stunning side view of the storm.


  8. Funds for drought relief availableRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    The State Water Resources Control Board announced this week that it approved guidelines for $19 million in funding to help public agencies, community water systems, not-for-profit organizations and tribal governments meet emergency drinking water needs. On March 27, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a $1 billion emergency drought legislation package, including Assembly bills 91 and 92, which took effect immediately, allowing the State Water Board to act.


  9. More than 500 killed as heat wave bakes parts of IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Soaring temperatures have gripped parts of southern and northern India in an extreme heat wave that has killed more than 500 people and looks set to continue this week, officials said Monday. The hottest place in India was Allahabad, a city in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, which saw mercury rise to 117.8 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday, while the capital Delhi recorded a high of 110.3 degrees Fahrenheit.


  10. California looks Down Under for drought adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    California's longest and sharpest drought on record has its increasingly desperate water stewards looking for solutions in Australia, the world's driest inhabited continent. The struggle to survive with little water is a constant thread in the history of Australia, whose people now view drought as an inevitable feature of the land poet Dorothea Mackellar dubbed "a sunburnt country."


  11. Hundreds mark one month since devastating Nepal earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Hundreds of Nepalis have gathered at the ruins of a 19th-century tower in Kathmandu to mark one month since a devastating earthquake killed more than 8,600 people in the Himalayan nation. The quake, which was followed by a second major tremor on May 12, brought down buildings across the country including historic temples, monuments and the much-loved Dharahara tower as tourists and locals climbed its more than 200 steps.


  12. Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 people reported missing in Texas flash floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.


  13. 8 people missing as house swept away by raging Texas riverRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KIII

    A Corpus Christi church says five of its parishioners are among eight people missing after a vacation home where several families were staying was swept away by a flash flood on the rain-swollen Blanco River. Former Nueces County Commissioner Joe McComb says his 36-year-old son, Jonathan, is hospitalized in San Antonio with multiple injuries after the house was knocked off its foundation and carried down the raging river Sunday.


  14. Twister Kills 13 As Flooding Leaves 12 MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

    A twister has killed at least 13 people in northern Mexico, while a dozen people are missing in flash floods just over the border in Texas. The tornado struck Ciudad Acuna, on the border with Texas, on Monday morning, damaging hundreds of buildings and smashing vehicles.


  15. Galapagos Island volcano erupts first time in 33 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Park Record

    A volcano atop one of the Galapagos Islands has erupted for the first time in 33 years, threatening a fragile ecosystem that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. Ecuador's Galapagos National Park administration said the mile-high Wolf volcano began spewing fire, smoke and lava before dawn Monday.


  16. Study of walleye in Lake Oahe beginning to yield resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    A four-year study of walleye in Lake Oahe is only halfway done but already is yielding results that should prove valuable to both wildlife officials and anglers. Officials are gaining new information about how fish move, how long they live and what proportion of them are ending up on anglers' hooks.


  17. Donor fatigue hits Nepal one month after mega earthquake - U.N.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  18. Heat wave claims over 550 lives so far, Delhi saw hottest dayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi: Sweltering heat wave conditions continued in various parts of the country, causing death of over 550 people, mostly in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, so far in the season. National capital Delhi saw the hottest day, recording 45.5 degree celsius.


  19. New El Nino brings risk factor to farm outputRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The El Nino weather pattern that meteorological forecasters are predicting this year is likely to reduce New Zealand's agricultural output, say Bank of New Zealand economists. Historic data compiled by BNZ suggests a correlation between New Zealand's agricultural growth and the Southern Oscillation Index, a standardised index of sea-level pressure differences between Tahiti and Darwin that is used to determine whether El Nino or La Nina is present.


  20. Mouth surgery for Hopkins RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

    Concerns were raised last week about the river's height, particularly around the ski club car park and boat ramp area, where water had spilled into the car park. Council infrastructure services manager Glenn Reddick said water quality testing before the river mouth was opened ensured that when water is discharged, marine life will survive.