Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 8)

Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Natural Disasters. (Page 8)

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  1. Bobby Brown, family mourn the late Bobbi Kristina at funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A firefighter killed by a wildfire in Northern California was scouting the area exploring for ways to attack it when he became trapped after erratic winds stoked the blaze, officials said Saturday.

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  2. Firefighter dies in wind-fueled Northern California wildfireRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

    A firefighter evaluating a Northern California wildfire was killed by the erratic, wind-stoked blaze while he was surveying an area to decide the best way for crews to handle the flames, a U.S. Forest Service official said Saturday. Forest Service firefighter David Ruhl, 38, was in a vehicle in the Modoc National Forest and would have been scouting for ways to suppress the fire when crews lost contact with him Thursday evening, Forest Service spokesman Ken Sandusky said.

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  3. Drought: Country club plans sewer plantRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Responding to Mother Nature and bureaucrats ordering water cutbacks, a century-old private golf course at the base of Mount Diablo plans to become what is likely the first in California to build its own mini-sewage plant to keep its greens and fairways lush for years to come. Operators of the 128-acre, 18-hole Diablo Country Club golf course plan to spend $6 million to $10 million to build an on-site, 6,000-square-foot sewage plant that could deliver up to 500,000 gallons of recycled water per day.

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  4. Zoo animals staying cool during summerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    The East Texas heat is here with scorching temperatures that affect not just people, but animals too. CBS 19 visited Caldwell Zoo today to find out how it's keeping its nearly 1,000 animals cool.

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  5. Zardari asks Sindh government to expedite relief, rescue operationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    KARACHI: Former president and Pakistan People's Party Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has directed Sindh Senior Minister for Information and Irrigation Nisar Ahmed Khuhro to utilise all available resources for the safety of the people amid heavy rains and floods in coming days. The embankments should be closely monitored and the officials concerned must ensure that "no breech occurs that might jeopardise lives of the locals and [damage] their property".

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  6. Myanmar leader goes to disaster zones as floods batter countrysideRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    YANGON: Myanmar's president headed to devastated rural regions where a state of emergency was declared after deadly monsoon rains displaced tens of thousands of people, flooded swathes of rice paddy and prompted fears of dams collapsing. Thein Sein was due to arrive on Saturday at a military base in Sagaing Division, a major rice growing area where soldiers are coordinating a relief effort after a month of rain over all but two of Myanmar's 14 states.

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  7. B.H. Eaton Ditch Control Gate Prevents 7th Street FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Windsor Now

    Several times in recent years flood water across the intersection at 7th Street and Riverplace Drive has forced the closure of the street and disrupted traffic flow on an important arterial street. Flooding at that intersection typically started as the Poudre River flow exceeded 3,000 cubic feet per second , causing the nearby B.H. Eaton Irrigation Ditch to flood surrounding land, including 7th Street and Riverplace Drive.

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  8. Trump now sues Spanish celebrity chef Jose Andres for backing out ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'Whitney will haunt you from the grave': Fight breaks out at Bobbi Kristina's funeral after Bobby Brown's screaming sister has to be 'escorted out by Tyler Perry' for attack on Pat Houston mid-service Horrific injuries suffered by girl attacked by gang of catcalling men for wearing a bikini on her way back from Louisiana beach Fears for plane passengers' safety as TWO commercial jets come within 100 feet of a DRONE while landing at New York's JFK airport Has a poacher killed Cecil's brother? Zimbabwe park claims ANOTHER lion has been shot dead - with fears it could be cub-protector Jericho 'There's no excuse': Wildlife expert who studied Cecil the Lion for nine years disputes killer American dentist's claims he thought hunt was legal The lion hunter's house of horror: Dentist 'wanted to show off Cecil in special shrine, which contains more than 50 animal heads' Subway's disgraced ... (more)

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  9. Earthquake shakes parts of northern OklahomaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KHGI

    The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 3:28 p.m. about 11 miles south-southwest of Medford in Grant County. Medford is located about 85 north of Oklahoma City and 17 miles south of the Kansas border.

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  10. Analysis: Parity means fortunes can change at the blink of any in Major League BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    If it seems as if baseball has been turned upside down -- with long-time doormats now on top and former powers such as Atlanta and Philadelphia in white-flag mode -- you wouldn't be far off. Baseball has always played the parity game as well or better than other major league sports, even though it's the only one that doesn't have a salary cap.

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  11. Korea learns precious lessons from MersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Safety precautions: South Korean workers dressed in protective gear fumigating a theatre at the Sejong Culture Centre in Seoul. - AFP IT certainly feels good to hear the Government announcing that Korea is free from the Middle East respiratory syndrome outbreak that had kept the whole nation fretting for two months.

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  12. Jakarta gears up for El NinoRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Star Online

    JAKARTA: As the El Nino weather pattern strengthens, Indonesia said it would step up its fight against forest fires triggered by dry, hot weather throughout much of the country. Indonesia is worried about a repeat of the 1997-98 El Nino, which caused severe drought, damaged crops and triggered massive forest fires.

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  13. Lane County fire crews spread thin, some fight Stouts FireRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

    EUGENE, Ore. Lane County realized its fire response is spread thin after firefighters from 11 different agencies were called in to fight a brush fire near LCC Friday.

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  14. Firefighters battling brush fire in Cajon PassRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

    Firefighters are making good progress on a brush fire that forced a partial closure of Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass in San Bernardino County Saturday. The fire broke out in a canyon near the northbound 15, just south of SR 138 around 1:00 p.m. Saturday.

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  15. Thousands of unregistered children born during Ebola crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Scoop

    Over 70,000 births were not registered during the Ebola outbreak in Liberia putting these children at risk. Photo: UNICEFLiberia/S.Grile The United Nations Children's Fund warned today that the more than 70,000 Liberian children whose births were not recorded during the Ebola outbreak may be unable to access basic health and social services, obtain identity documents, and risk the danger of being trafficked or illegally adopted.

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  16. Firefighter killed, hundreds flee as California blazes burnRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    Wildfires are raging in forests and woodlands across California and an army of firefighters continues to battle them from the air and the ground. Hundreds of people have been forced to flee their homes.

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  17. Lassen Peak Trail reopens for summit trek in Land of Smoke...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    From the caldera rim of Lassen Peak, you can see past volcanic formations to distant Mount Shasta to the north -- about 100 miles away From the caldera rim of Lassen Peak, you can see past volcanic formations to distant Mount Shasta to the north -- about 100 miles away From the caldera rim of Lassen Peak, you can see past volcanic...formations to distant Mount Shasta to the north -- about 100 miles...away New rock staircase to stabilize trail and eliminate rock slides as part of trail project completed and opened this year New rock staircase to stabilize trail and eliminate rock slides as part of trail project completed and opened this year New rock staircase to stabilize trail and eliminate rock slides as...part of trail project completed and opened this year This is the final push to 10,457-foot Lassen Peak -- to reach the top, take the left fork and then rock climb up the back side to ... (more)

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  18. Wildfire near Lake Chelan quadruplesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    The Wolverine Creek Fire near Lake Chelan has quadrupled in size since Friday, forcing hundreds of people to evacuate, according to the U.S. Forest Service. "Last night air temperatures in [the] area were very high and the relative humidity was very low, causing extreme fire behavior," Carly Reed, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Forest Service Chelan-Entiat Ranger District, said in an emailed statement Saturday.

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  19. Kids Company charity at risk of collapsing as claims emerge of...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'Whitney will haunt you from the grave': Fight breaks out at Bobbi Kristina's funeral after Bobby Brown's screaming sister has to be 'escorted out by Tyler Perry' for attack on Pat Houston mid-service Horrific injuries suffered by girl attacked by gang of catcalling men for wearing a bikini on her way back from Louisiana beach Has a poacher killed Cecil's brother? Zimbabwe park claims ANOTHER lion has been shot dead - with fears it could be cub-protector Jericho 'He said he'd broken some kind of record': Minnesota barmaid reveals how Walter the dentist boasted about killing Cecil and 'SHOWED her the dead lion on his phone' 'There's no excuse': Wildlife expert who studied Cecil the Lion for nine years disputes killer American dentist's claims he thought hunt was legal The lion hunter's house of horror: Dentist 'wanted to show off Cecil in special shrine, which contains more than 50 animal ... (more)

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  20. 9 things to know about 'Fear the Walking Dead': TV Press TourRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    "Fear the Walking Dead" cast members Kim Dickens, left, and Cliff Curtis at a press conference during the Television Critics Association summer press tour at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF.: "Fear the Walking Dead" won't debut on AMC until August 23. But already fans of "The Walking Dead" are, depending on their perspective, looking forward to another show about zombie mayhem, or wondering if there's room for another show about zombie mayhem.

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