Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 5)

Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Natural Disasters. (Page 5)

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  1. Wildland Case Studies Show Why Trust MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    In the chaos, the crew lead was unable to get clear in time and was caught by hot gasses. The driver managed to get clear of the vehicle and survive.

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  2. Critical CommunicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    Effective voice communications at emergency scenes is a critical factor in overall effectiveness, as well as preventing firefighter injuries and line-of-duty deaths. Mission-critical voice through two-way radio communication is, and will continue to be, the standard for effective fireground communication .

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  3. Progress Report California: Fire Jumps Interstate, Scorches CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    Firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service, the San Bernardino County Fire Department and CAL-FIRE worked to extinguish the many vehicle fires. San Bernardino County, CA, July 17, 2015-A fast-moving wildfire ignited near California Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass in San Bernardino County, sending motorists fleeing from their cars.

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  4. GALLERY: Mayor says "tide is turning" after 200,000 flock to Rhyl Air ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Rhyl Journal

    ALMOST 200,000 visitors flocked to Rhyl seafront this weekend to take in the resort's seventh annual aviation extravaganza. Visitors and residents alike packed into the town over Saturday and Sunday to watch aeronautical displays from the Red Arrows as well as the last air show curtain call for the Vulcan XH558 delta-winged jet.

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  5. Millennial Insurance Professionals Remain Optimistic About Industry's...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Better use of technology to automate agency operations was also a critical ingredient helping to maintain a sense of work/life balance among millennials. Vertafore , the leading provider of software that transforms the business of insurance, today released the results of its second annual survey of young professionals titled, "Millennial Revolution."

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  6. DuPont Pioneer Launches Encircaa Yield Fertility Management ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    By utilizing the Encircaa Yield Fertility Management Service, growers can see the precise impact different input levels have on both fertility and cost on a per-acre basis. DuPont Pioneer today announced the release of its Encircaa Yield Fertility Management Service, a powerful tool for maximizing production within growers' existing fertility budgets.

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  7. Monsoon floods hit Indian villages, leaving 21 dead and 50,000 in sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, Indian farmers gather next to livestock on a flood affected area in Ximolutola village, about 85 kilometres east of Gauhati, India In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, Indian farmers gather next to livestock on a flood affected area in Ximolutola village, about 85 kilometres east of Gauhati, India Monsoon floods have inundated hundreds of villages across the northeast Indian state of Assam, killing at least 21 people in the last four days and forcing some 800,000 people to leave their homes. The state's disaster management authority said Tuesday some 50,000 people were sheltering in 168 relief camps across rain-soaked state, with others staying with family or friends.

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  8. Three Category 4 hurricanes cross the Pacific Ocean simultaneouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | UPI

    For the first time in recorded history, the Pacific Ocean was host to three Category 4 hurricanes simultaneously: hurricanes Kilo, Ignacio and Jimena. The rare meteorological event occurred between Saturday and Sunday as the hurricanes moved north-northwest.

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  9. Incredible satellite photos of Pacific hurricanesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    While the Atlantic has been comparatively quiet this hurricane season, the Pacific has been blowing up with 10 named storms, including seven that have at some point been Category 4 with winds upwards of 130 mph. This infrared image from NOAA's GOES-West satellite shows Hurricane Kilo Hurricane Ignacio near the Hawaiian Islands and Hurricane Jimena on August 30 at 8:00 a.m. EDT.

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  10. New Book Details Long-Term Impact of Katrina on New Orleans-Area ChildrenRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newswise

    The vulnerability of children was starkly apparent in Hurricane Katrina, the most disruptive and destructive disaster in modern U.S. history. A dozen children and youth in Louisiana perished in the disaster.

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  11. Africa's Cape Verde islands escape major hurricane damageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Authorities in Cape Verde say the first hurricane to pass over the West African islands caused flooding, uprooted trees and tore off some roofs but caused no major damage or injuries. Arlindo Lima, head of the country's Civil Protection Service , told Portuguese radio RDP-Africa on Tuesday that Hurricane Fred lashed the former Portuguese colony with high winds, knocking out power in some areas of the 10-island archipelago, while heavy rain forced the closure of some roads.

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  12. Steamy September StartRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CBS 3 CBS 3 joined forces with the most trusted local CBS RADIO stations in Philadelphia to give you the best Philly has to offer. CBS 3 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS [] KYW Newsradio 1060 Welcome to KYW Newsradio 1060 on CBSPhilly.com.

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  13. Toward Clarity on Understanding Tropical Cyclone IntensificationRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | CiteULike

    J. Atmos. Sci. , Vol. 72, No. 8. , pp. 3020-3031, doi:10.1175/jas-d-15-0017.1 AbstractThe authors review an emerging paradigm of tropical cyclone intensification in the context of the prototype intensification problem, which relates to the spinup of a preexisting vortex near tropical storm strength in a quiescent environment.

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  14. Storm-damaged photos salvaged at Katrina eventRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    It's easy to toss soaked pictures tucked in mold-encrusted albums into the debris pile after a hurricane, fire or flood. Unbeknownst to many, damaged photos can be restored if given the proper attention.

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  15. Guard reflects on massive response to KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The United States Army

    When Hurricane Katrina battered New Orleans and the Gulf Coast in August 2005, Stacey Besselman - the spouse of a Soldier assigned to the Louisiana Army National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team - rode out the storm at the home of relatives. The pounding wind and rain of the storm itself wasn't the most agonizing part for Besselman.

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  16. Whitehaven explains mine water discharge and says suggestions it has...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    Whitehaven says diminished aquifers in the region are being caused by drought, farming activities and the increased capacity at Quipolly Dam, not the mining operation. The water cannons in the back ground of the photo are on an area around the Whitehaven's Werris Creek Coal mine in North Western NSW.

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  17. Map Shows Dramatic N.J. Heroin Death Increase Since 2004Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Now, heroin is everywhere, but a "heat map" graphically illustrates how the problem has quickly become an epidemic throughout the state. Heroin has been blamed in more than 5,000 deaths in New Jersey since 2004, but a NJ Advance Media "heat map" graphically illustrates how the problem has quickly become an epidemic throughout the Garden State.

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  18. Fitchburg gathering vows end to opiate addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    As thousands around the world took time Monday to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day, Fitchburg residents affected by opiate addiction held their own small, but meaningful, gathering in the city. The overdose vigil on the Upper Common was sponsored by LUK Inc., the Fitchburg Health Department, the Montachusett Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative, and the Montachusett Public Health Network.

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  19. Warning over busy bushfire season across southern WARead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    Residents across much of the southern half of Western Australia are being urged to prepare for a tough bushfire season, with an increased fire risk being predicted. The Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook has predicted the state's South West is at a higher risk this year due to a lack of rainfall, soil dryness and high fuel loads.

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  20. LINK: Fred Downgraded To Tropical StormRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WIOD-AM Miramar

    Fred is centered about 195 miles northwest of the Cape Verde Islands and is moving west-northwest near 12 mph . Meanwhile in the Pacific, Hurricane Jimena remains a powerful Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds near 130 mph .

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