Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 6)

Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Natural Disasters. (Page 6)

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  1. New strategy could turn less water into better wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Many of the delicious flavors in red wine are created by limiting how much water the grapes get. It turns out that for white wine grapes, severe water restriction can do more harm than good. 1 comment

  2. Good Washington snowpack raises hopes of calmer fire seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Bellingham Herald

    In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, Kasee Palmer, left, and Summer Sturhan, both of Olympia, Wash., hike on Snow Lake Trail above Snoqualmie Pass in Washington state, as some of the first snow of the season fell in the area. Mountain snowpack came in above normal in Washington state, raising hopes the normally soggy state will not repeat last year's drought conditions that helped fuel the worst wildfire season in its history, a federal agency said Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

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  3. in Pictures: Storm Imogen hits DorsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Bournemouth Echo

    Gale force winds of more than 60mph hit the coast, with ferries cancelled and flood alerts issued for both Poole and Christchurch harbours. At Sandbanks , waves crashed over the sea wall, flooding Shore Road, with the chain ferry service cancelled due to the high winds.

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  4. Weather: Coastal flooding possible, snow TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | News12.com

    New Jersey is expected to see more flooding and snow over the next few days due to several storm systems. News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Dave Curren says that coastal flooding could be a concern at the Jersey Shore Monday night after high tides.

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  5. Snow on tap - but when and how much?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Philly.com

    The National Weather Service issued a winter-storm warning for the region late Monday, calling for the potential for several inches of snow, but acknowledging the forecast was anything but certain. More than two feet of snow has already been officially measured at Philadelphia International Airport - a total safely above the seasonal average of about 22 inches.

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  6. Pope Francis grieves over victims of Taiwan earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Feb 8, 2016 / 02:38 pm .- Pope Francis sent his condolences to those affected by a deadly earthquake which struck the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan on Saturday, causing a building collapse that has killed dozens of people. "The Holy Father was saddened to learn of the suffering caused by the deadly earthquake which struck in Tainan, leaving many people dead or seriously injured," reads Sunday's telegram, signed by Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

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  7. PR Newswire lists the reasons today's pollsters get it so wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Examiner.com

    Ever since the 2008 general election pollsters and political analysts have been so wrong about what the American electorate truly thought and wanted as to be embarrassing. And not only was this increasingly true about presidential politics but hundreds of more local races for the U.S. House and Senate.

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  8. Ebola: UN urges WHO reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Iol.co.za

    The World Health Organization's emergency response capability is "lacking" and will put thousands of lives at risk if it is not reformed now, according to a high-level UN report on health crises. "This may be the last opportunity to ensure the WHO is empowered" to build an effective emergency response capacity, warned an advance, unedited copy of the UN panel's report, made available online over the weekend in a link on the United Nations' daily Journal website.

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  9. Bristol Weather: Storm Imogen brings thunder storm and (a bit of) snow as warnings remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | This Is Bristol

    Gale force winds through the night and an early morning thunderstorm are not the only freak weather hitting Bristol thanks to Storm Imogen. An amber warning of wind and a yellow warning of rain will remain in place until at least 6pm this evening.

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  10. Mystery of restaurant's collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | NEWS.com.au

    LIVE UPDATES: About 300 firefighters continue to battle a massive bushfire in WA's South West, which has been contained overnight but remains a serious threat. MORE than 400 cyclists have been caught without a helmet in South Australia during a police crackdown on bike safety in January.

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  11. Governor, health officials sued over Ebola quarantinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Several people quarantined in Connecticut after returning from West Africa during the Ebola epidemic in 2014 were essentially imprisoned illegally under a state policy based on politics, not science, according to a lawsuit they filed on Monday. The lawsuit was filed by Yale Law School students against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials on behalf of plaintiffs including a West African family of six quarantined at a relative's home for 20 days and a current student and former student at the Yale School of Public Health who were under 20-day quarantine orders at their homes. 1 comment

  12. Fire Monkey year favourable for showbiz and glamourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Star Online

    The Year of the Fire Monkey will be less violent than the previous two years. There will be international conflicts and clashes but they may not be very violent, predicts renowned Hong Kong feng shui master Raymond Lo.

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  13. Whooping cough booster loses effectiveness in teenagersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Examiner.com

    The booster vaccination given to preteens to prevent whooping cough provides moderate protection in the first year, but decreases over time, suggests a new study. The research, published online Feb. 5 in Pediatrics and scheduled to appear in the journal's March print issue, found that four years post-vaccination effectiveness was reduced to 9 percent.

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  14. Brooklyn neighborhoods lead NYC in new HIV infectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Examiner.com

    According to the latest figures available New York City's Department of Health reports that Brooklyn neighborhoods Crown Heights and Bedford Stuyvesant, posted the highest incidents of new HIV infections in the City, with 162 , followed by Chelsea and Hell's Kitchen in Manhattan with 140 cases. In turn, Central Harlem and Morningside Heights had 130, and Crotona and the Tremont sections of the Bronx had 110 new infections.

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  15. FDA to make sweeping review of opioids policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Examiner.com

    Dr. Robert Califf, the FDA's Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco, along with other FDA leaders, have called for a far-reaching action plan to reassess the agency's approach to opioid medications. The plan will focus on policies aimed at reversing the epidemic, while still providing patients in pain access to effective relief.

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  16. VIDEO: High water on Avon sees jetty break freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Stratford Herald

    THE Stratford Mop of 1914 appeared little changed from previous years. Wartime austerity had not yet set in and few people foresaw that the conflict would be lengthy.

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  17. CDC Goes to Highest Alert Over Zika OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | US News & World Report

    Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the CDC, and NIH Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, right, speak to the media about the Zika virus on Monday at the White House. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that the agency's command center is going to its highest level of alert, a measure reflecting growing concern about the prospect of Zika virus gaining a foothold in the mainland U.S. The decision reflects the urgent demand for CDC support.

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  18. Trolls react to blurry Super Bowl picRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Mercury

    A LEOPARD has attacked six people on a vicious rampage through a school, with the terrifying ordeal captured on video. FIREFIGHTERS battled an out-of-control bushfire in Western Australia's southwest overnight - before temperatures rise to more than 40C today.

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  19. Blizzards Take Aim at New England, NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | How Stuff Works

    OK, so January's Winter Storm Jonas on the East Coast and the Groundhog Day blizzard in the Midwest this week have been a bit rough. But just to get some perspective, here's a list of the some of the other nasty winter storms in U.S. history.

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  20. Australia enjoys new boom in China beef demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Farmers like Sam Burton-Taylor are capitalising on Australia's reputation for high-quality produce at a time of dwindling trust among Chinese citizens in the safety of their own food. The question is proving a boon for Aussie farmers like Sam Burton-Taylor, who is shipping ever-larger quantities of meat to satisfy the voracious appetite of China's growing middle class.

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