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. Alaska to feel remnants of tropical stormRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    The remnants of a tropical storm were expected to bring heavy rains and gusty winds to parts of southeast Alaska on Friday in what is a rare weather event. Remnants of what was Hurricane Oho were being picked up by a larger low-pressure system, said David Levin , a meteorologist intern with the National Weather Service in Juneau.


  2. After the flood, a rush to preserve drinking water in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    A canal that serves as the main source of drinking water for about half of the Columbia water system's 375,000 customers collapsed in two places following historic rainfall and flooding over the weekend, sending contractors scrambling to build a rock dam to plug the holes while National Guard helicopters dropped giant sandbags in the rushing water. Water from the canal normally flows directly into the reservoir at the city's water treatment plant.


  3. This El Ni o, dubbed Bruce Lee, may be the strongest in recorded historyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    In this July 29, 1997 photo, Gil Boyer rubs his head while wading in flood waters outside his home in northwest Fort Collins, Colo. Forecasters expect Bruce Lee, the moniker some forecasters are using for the current El Niño, to be among the most powerful El Niños in the last half-century.


  4. Rare remnants of central Pacific tropical storm to affect AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Fisherman Sean Cavlan checks the lines on his trawler, Thursday, Oct 8, 2015, in ANB Harbor in Sitka, Alaska. The remnants of Hurricane Oho are expected to hit the outer coast of Alaska as early as Friday morning, with heavy rain and wind gusts up to 75 mph.


  5. Fire Restrictions Lifted On ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    "The longer nights and shorter days have lowered our fire danger indices," said Deputy Forest Fire Management Officer, Robert Laeng. "Though fire restrictions are being lifted, overall forest conditions are still dry and forest visitors should continue to be vigilant with fire safety."


  6. Alcohol 'causes more harm than all drugs combined'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    Australians are going to have to wish for more than 'good health' before a bout of binge-drinking to avoid sobering consequences to their mental health. Australian Medical Association vice-president Stephen Parnis described Australia's relationship with alcohol as "extremely unhealthy" and said its impact was "in a class of its own".


  7. Inauguration DayLIVE-Link Social Media to Bring Galas HomeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    You can't watch events in the Middle East, South Asia or on the world's financial pages without a deep sense of foreboding. Hair-trigger tempers paired with nuclear arsenals threaten even more wars, while huge financial frauds and vast stock market debacles dash our hopes for a better world economy.


  8. Tropical depression could form southeast of Big Island this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    As Oho moved farther away from the Hawaiian Islands Thursday, forecasters were keeping tabs on an area of disturbed weather in the Eastern Pacific that could become a tropical depression this weekend. Scattered showers and thunderstorms continue to fire up around an area of low pressure 1,850 miles southeast of the Big Island, forecasters with the National Hurricane and Central Pacific Hurricane centers said Thursday.


  9. Burns shroud Illawarra in smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    SMOKE has obscured the escarpment in many parts of the Illawarra as hazard reduction burns at Austinmer and Appin get underway. SMOKE has obscured the escarpment in many parts of the Illawarra as hazard reduction burns at Austinmer and Appin get underway.


  10. Camping Out for Climate-Awareness at EMURead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    Some students at Eastern Menonite University ditched their dorm rooms for tents and camped out on the quad on Thursday. The students were a part of a group called Divest EMU.


  11. Investments in water infrastructure are critical: Guest commentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

    This week, water utilities across the country have participated in “Imagine a Day Without Water,” a nationwide effort by water providers and community leaders to communicate the importance of water for the well-being of America. “Imagine a Day Without Water” seeks to raise awareness about how essential and vital water is to daily life, and the critical need to protect and invest in the resources and infrastructure to keep it flowing to families and communities.


  12. Update on flooded Lincoln bike trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KLKN

    Heavy rains this last spring did a number on the city's trails. Lincoln Parks & Recreation gave people an update Thursday night on repairs.


  13. Bickley: D-Backs must bring playoffs backRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Bickley: Diamondbacks must bring playoffs back to Valley The playoff drought in downtown Phoenix has gone on far too long in a climate like ours. Check out this story on Diamondbacks players tip their caps to fans during the season-ending game against the Astros on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Phoenix.


  14. China faces smoking 'death epidemic'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newsday

    A new study has warned that a third of all men currently under the age of twenty in China will die prematurely if they do not give up smoking. The research, published in The Lancet medical journal, says two-thirds of men in China now start to smoke before twenty.


  15. The Great California ShakeOutRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Alpenhorn News

    On October 15, at 10:15 a.m., an anticipated 9.6 million people will participate in The Great California ShakeOut where participants will drop, cover and hold on for 60 seconds as if a major earthquake was occurring at that very moment. The Great Southern California ShakeOut is a practice drill designed to remind and educate the public on how to protect themselves during a large earthquake.


  16. Screen grab from NOAA, taken 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 8, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | APRN

    The storm is called Hurricane Oho, and it's a cyclone that is moving rapidly across the Pacific toward Southeast Alaska. As of Thursday morning it had maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour.


  17. Heroes Reborn Recap: Suicide SquadRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TVLine

    With only 10 episodes remaining to unite all of its central characters and save the world, Heroes Reborn this Thursday slowly began to fit its many puzzle pieces together - and, for one Evo in particular, Before you give us your thoughts on the latest installment, let's break down the NBC drama's fourth episode: The hour begins just moments after last week's ended, meaning Tommy and his mom have just been T-boned on their way home. Tommy - who is clearly in much better shape than his mom is - teleports her to the nearest hospital and, upon getting there himself, learns his mother has suffered an internal hemorrhage and requires a blood transfusion.


  18. Hurricane Oho promises big waves for daredevil surfers in B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    A surfer in his wet suit rides the waves out at North Beach in Haida Gwaii, B.C. But, if you tell surfer Chris Ashurst the weather is going to get worse, it means the opposite to him. "When I say worse, I actually mean better because it means more waves," said the Masset, B.C. resident in an interview with Daybreak North's Carolina de Ryk.


  19. 10th anniversary of 2005 earthquake : Major rehabilitation and...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: As the nation marked the 10th anniversary of the 2005 earthquake on Thursday, it recalled the horrific loss of life in that unprecedented natural disaster in its history and with stock-taking of the rehabilitation and rebuilding efforts launched since then. Woes of the victims of the deadly, 7.6 Richter scale, earthquake of October 8, 2005, flashback from the memory lane every year with the dawn of the day as it reminds survivors and their compatriots of the death and destruction when around 73,338 people died while 128,304 severely injured.


  20. Farming damage estimates in millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Herald Independent

    The effects of the historical flooding are still being felt in Fairfield County although the number of closed bridges and roads had dropped from double digits earlier this week to three as of Thursday night. According the S.C. Department of Transportation, River Road from Westshore Drive to Kingfisher Drive remained closed due to flooding while Estes Lane was closed from Landis Road to Gibson Branch Creek due to the approaches to the bridge being severely eroded.