Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Bengal to raise water release with SikkimRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Siliguri, July 5: The state government will take up the issue of release of excessive water from dams of the NHPC on the Teesta in Sikkim with the neighbouring government after unannounced release of water caused flooding in Jalpaiguri recently. Rajib Banerjee, the state minister for irrigation, today said Mamata Banerjee had instructed Gautam Deb, the north Bengal development minister, to visit the neighbouring state and apprise Pawan Chamling, the chief minister of Sikkim, of the matter.


  2. Saskatchewan to get military help to battle blazing wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Duane McKay, commissioner of emergency management with the province, says some of the military are expected to begin deploying as early as Sunday. Others may take longer to arrive, as McKay notes that being a soldier is different from being a firefighter, so additional training may be required.


  3. Fires heating up East KootenayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

    A haze of smoke is hanging over the valley as the fire situation in the East Kootenay became much more active over the weekend. In the early hours of Sunday morning, the RDEK issued an evacuation order for the small village of Kragmont, south of Waldo Road in the south country.


  4. Brough marks victory with 100th tryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

    Scrum-half Danny Brough scored his 100th career try as Huddersfield strengthened their grip on a Super League top-four spot with a third straight win. Brough also created two tries and kicked two vital 40-20s to help end Hull KR's own run of victories.


  5. Austin Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr breaks another glass ceiling [VIDEO]Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    The first woman in 142 years to lead the organization, she says she recognizes it's an "opportunity to break that mold." And Kerr says she always keeps one saying in mind: "The door to opportunity is marked, 'Push.'


  6. Midair Over the Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The endless mantra from the right wing is that government regulation is always a negative. Yet we just passed the 59th anniversary of a tragic accident that ushered in government controls that made air traffic safer for many millions.


  7. Wildfires Break out in Spain, Portugal Amid Heat WaveRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | UAport

    A Spanish official says more than 1,350 residents have been evacuated from their homes in the northeastern region of Aragon as a wildfire spreads through a pine forest amid a lingering heat wave.


  8. As other glaciers retreat, glacier at Mount St. Helens growsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Ray Yurkewycz perched on the rim of the Northwest's most restless volcano and marveled at the primordial forces at work. Rocks and boulders sloughed off the crater walls, kicking up plumes of dust as they clattered down the near-vertical slopes.


  9. Ag competitiveness: paper criticism 'absurd'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Northern Daily Leader

    NEW England MP Barnaby Joyce has hit back at claims his agriculture white paper lacks vision on climate change, saying that is "absurd". NEW England MP Barnaby Joyce has hit back at claims his agriculture white paper lacks vision on climate change, saying that is "absurd".


  10. Saskatchewan evacuates thousands more as wildfires spreadRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Firefighters tackle a wildfire near the town of La Ronge, Saskatchewan, on July 4. The Western Canadian province of Saskatchewan said Sunday it was evacuating an additional 8,000 people from the far north of the province, as wildfires continue to spread and threaten homes. The provincial government said that as of Saturday there were 114 active fires in the province.


  11. Wildfire forces evacuation in Baynes Lake and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Free Press

    An evacuation order was sent out to residents of the Kragmont area and an evacuation alert to Baynes Lake residents early Sunday morning following a wildfire that broke out earlier on Saturday. Both the order and alert were sent out at approximately 2 a.m. on Sunday, July 5 and mandated that residents in affected areas must leave immediately and register at the Jaffray Community Hall.


  12. More than 1,350 residents leave Spain's Aragon region to escape wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    A wildfire has been spreading in Spain's Aragon region, forcing more than 1,350 residents to evacuate. In neighboring Portugal, firefighters continue to battle flames north of Lisbon.


  13. Forecasters predict heavy rainfall for Oklahoma, ArkansasRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The National Weather Service in Tulsa says widespread thunderstorms that will likely produce heavy rainfall will arrive late Monday. The storms will continue Tuesday and Tuesday night along a frontal boundary that will pass over the region.


  14. Evacuations lifted, but fire continues to burn near QuincyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

    The Grant County Sheriff's Office has offered a rough mapping of the Hills Fire, located about 3 miles north of Quincy. A state mobilization team is expected to arrive on the scene sometime Sunday morning.


  15. Disaster relief fund ready to pass on donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Manawatu-Wanganui Disaster Relief Fund is ready to receive applications for help following the June 20-21 floods in the region. The Manawatu-Wanganui Disaster Relief Fund, reactivated to help recovery from the June 20-21 floods, has attracted more than $600,000 in donations so far.


  16. Indiana county could become 3rd to seek needle-exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    An eastern Indiana county that's facing a surge in hepatitis cases tied to needle-sharing among intravenous drug users could soon become the state's third county to request approval for a needle-exchange program under a new state law spurred by an HIV outbreak in southeastern Indiana. Wayne County Health Department Director Eric Coulter told the County Council last week that the department's board is moving closer to asking the state health commissioner to approve a needle exchange for the county under the law that legislators approved this spring.


  17. Water Prices Rise in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Millions of Californians expecting relief on their water bills for taking conservation measures instead are finding higher rates and drought surcharges. Water departments are increasing rates and adding fees because they're losing money as their customers conserve.


  18. State faces in certified nursing assistant shortageRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The shortage of certified nursing assistants, especially in nursing homes, in Wyoming is reaching crisis stage, state Department of Health Director Tom Forslund said. "Medicaid is saying we need to see if we can assist someway, somehow," Forslund said.


  19. Earthquake rattles part of central Oklahoma; 2.8 magnitudeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KSWO

    The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded about 8:13 a.m. Sunday about four miles east-southeast of Jones in Oklahoma County. Geologists say the temblor occurred at a depth of about three miles.


  20. What's that brown smudge in the west? Vancouver gets hazyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Province

    Smoke from west coast forest fires has turned the sky brown, and left the sun just an orange glow in Vancouver on July 5, 2015. Fires burning on Vancouver Island are the reason Lower Mainlanders are waking up to a hazy western sky on Sunday morning.