Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Small quake rattles California wine countryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    Authorities say a magnitude 3.1 earthquake rattled Napa County wine country in California, but no injuries or property damage was immediately reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the small, shallow quake hit at 12:36 p.m. Thursday and was centered about 5 miles northeast of Sonoma and six miles from Napa.


  2. As key state reservoir nears 37-year low, new billboards urge conservationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    Water level at Lake Oroville, the second-largest reservoir in the state water delivery system, is at 26 percent capacity and is approaching its historic low set in 1977, state water contractors announced Tuesday. Even after recent rains, levels at the Sierra Nevada reservoir have not changed significantly, leading the Southern California Water Committee this week to launch a stepped-up water conservation campaign to reduce urban water use during the drought.


  3. Ebola trial results 'promising'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    The vaccine developed by GlaxoSmithKline and the US National Institutes of Health contains pieces of genetic material from two strains of the virus The results suggest the vaccine should protect people against the deadly infection that has already claimed more than 5,000 lives since March. Scientists are now preparing for larger trials in West Africa next year that will show definitively whether or not the vaccine works.


  4. Dozens injured in Queensland stormRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    He said one of those injured was an ambulance officer who suffered cuts when a large hail stone smashed through the window of an ambulance while she was out on a job. Mr Newman called in the army on Thursday night after a storm with wind gusts equivalent to a Category Two cyclone pummelled the city, tearing off roofs, felling huge trees and powerlines, flipping planes at Archerfield airport and leaving cars damaged from huge hailstones.


  5. Hydro announces more dam upgrades worth 'hundreds of millions of dollars'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    BC Hydro's John Hart Generating Station replacement project may be over in four years, but there's more in store. Hydro announced this week that two new major projects will begin as the generating station replacement project comes to a close.


  6. NARI steps up surveillance on HIV drug resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Drug resistance has been threatening to make some bacteria that can easily be tamed today the killers of tomorrow unless effective replacement drugs are found. A parallel and emerging worry, although not "alarming" so far, has made scientists at National AIDS Research Institute sit up.


  7. Top 10 architecturally amazing museumsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Sometimes you don't even have to set foot inside a gallery or museum to witness great art. In a few very special cases, the architecture of the building housing the artwork is a masterpiece itself - a work of true genius that delights our senses and challenges our sensibilities.


  8. Reporting: MedicineINFECTIONS Take at Least 51 Lives at Panama HospitalRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | American Reporter

    There is virtually no doubt that global warming exists. Aside from a few cranks and those heavily invested in the fossil fuel industry, the scientific consensus is that the Earth's climate is changing, and changing faster than ever before.


  9. Small Quake Rattles Wine CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  10. Brush fire breaks out along I-385Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

    The flames flared up at 5:30 p.m. Thursday around the 10-mile marker, which is near the exit to Metric Road in Laurens County. Callers to the WYFF News 4 newsroom said the smoke was thick and the flames could be seen jumping along the side of the interstate.


  11. LETTERS: Grandmothers helpingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Dec. 1, is World AID's Day. The Grandmothers for Africa South Okanagan are Canadian Grandmothers who raise funds for African Grandmothers through the Stephen Lewis Foundation.


  12. End the war on women's bodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    November 25 marks the beginning of the 16 Days of No Violence Against Women Campaign. Since 1991, the 16 days have been used as a global organising strategy by individuals, civil society and governments to call for the elimination of all forms of violence against women.


  13. Hailstorm: 'It was like the apocalypse'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    WITH all the pomp and ceremony that the Navy can muster, its biggest ever ship - HMAS Canberra - will join the fleet at Garden Island this morning. EXCLUSIVE : They are photos which could have been taken of any happy family down on the farm.


  14. Study uncovers unusual vampire burial practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    The dead were buried with sharp sickles across their throats meant to sever their heads if they tried to rise as vampires to prey on the living. Rocks were propped beneath their chins to keep them from biting.


  15. Damaging storm leaves a Thanksgiving Day cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WWLP

    One day after the storm, people all across western Massachusetts, even the rest of New England are spending part of their Thanksgiving cleaning up the damage. 22News visited some of the homes hit hardest by the pre-Thanksgiving Day storm.


  16. Central African Republic: Preparing for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    A fast-spreading outbreak of the Ebola virus disease is affecting several countries in West Africa. In February 2014, there was an outbreak of the virus in Guinea, which has since spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone, causing untold hardship and hundreds of deaths in these countries.


  17. Ottawa moves to strip power from top public health scientistRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Judith Bosse, assistant deputy minister at the Public Health Agency of Canada, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, Health Minister Rona Ambrose and Dr. Gregory Taylor, Canada's chief public health officer, watch as nurse Adina Popalyar demonstrates how to remove protective clothing after treating a hypothetical Ebola patient on Nov. 27, 2014. Buried in the current omnibus budget bill being studied by Parliament last week is a plan to demote the chief public health officer of Canada.


  18. Rush Hour: The stories you need to know todayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    A man has revealed what it was like to allow himself to be eaten alive by a massive anaconda. Picture: AP Photo/The Post and Courier, Grace Beahm That's it for Rush Hour this week.


  19. JharkhandRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Geeta Koda, sitting MLA of Jagannathpur and Jai Bharat Samanta Party candidate from the rural Jagannathpur Assembly constituency, wears her Mrs Koda tag in a no-nonsense manner.... The CBI, probing the Sanjeevani Buildcon realty scam said to be worth Rs 300 crore, on Wednesday charge-sheeted company owner... When the whole world will observe AIDS Day on December 1 to raise awareness about the pandemic caused by HIV infection, a god...


  20. Storm cuts power, lifts roofs in Australian cityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Brisbane, Australia's third largest city, was lashed by its worst storm in decades, with wind, rain and hail lifting roofs, cutting power lines, flooding streets and injuring a dozen people, officials said. State-owned electricity supplier Energex said Friday that up to 90,000 homes had been without power with trees and hundreds of power lines brought down by winds gusting at 140 kph .