18 Dec 2017

Dozens Dead, Many Missing After Storm Batters Philippines

“Dozens of people were killed and many more were missing after tropical storm Kai-Tak triggered floods and landslides in the Philippines.” Source: Dozens Dead, Many Missing After Storm Batters Philippines – Bloomberg

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18 Dec 2017

Java earthquake kills at least three people and damages buildings

“A powerful earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Java has killed at least three people and caused damage to hundreds of buildings.” Source: Java earthquake kills at least three people and damages buildings | World news | The Guardian

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07 Dec 2017

L.A. Fires Halt Filming, Menace Crops, Send Edison Plunging

“Wildfires raging across Southern California have shut a major commuter artery in Los Angeles, suspended filming, wiped out more than $3 billion of market value for regional utility Edison International and are threatening some of the state’s lucrative crops.” Source: L.A. Fires Halt Filming, Menace Crops, Send Edison Plunging –

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13 Nov 2017

Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 300

“More than 300 people were killed in Iran when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the country on Sunday, state media said, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area. At least six have died in Iraq as well.” Source: Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran,

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27 Sep 2017

Thousands evacuated in Ukraine as ammunition depot explodes

“Massive explosions and a blaze at a military ammunition depot in central Ukraine forced authorities to evacuate 24,000 people and close airspace over the region, officials said on Wednesday.” Source: Thousands evacuated in Ukraine as ammunition depot explodes

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25 Sep 2017

Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation

“Numerous scientific agencies on both sides of the Pacific detected an earthquake Saturday near the site where North Korea set off a hydrogen bomb earlier this month, at first prompting speculation of another weapons test, before a consensus appeared to emerge that the tremor was a natural occurrence.” Source: Earthquake

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22 Sep 2017

Puerto Rico dam: Evacuations begin along river

“All people living near the Guajataca River in northwest Puerto Rico should evacuate immediately because of an ‘imminent dam break,’ the National Weather Service in San Juan said Friday afternoon.” Source: Puerto Rico dam: Evacuations begin along river – CNN

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21 Sep 2017

At least 10 dead, 92 missing in eastern Congo floods

“At least 10 people have died and another 92 are missing in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo due to flooding after torrential rains caused a river to overflow its banks, a local official said on Wednesday.” Source: At least 10 dead, 92 missing in eastern Congo floods: local official

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21 Sep 2017

Mexicans Dig Through Quake Rubble as Death Toll Passes 200

“Mexicans, fighting fatigue and ebbing hope, hurried Wednesday to dig out survivors still trapped in dozens of collapsed buildings a day after a powerful earthquake rattled the capital and killed at least 230 people, including 30 schoolchildren.” Source: Mexicans Dig Through Quake Rubble as Death Toll Passes 200 – The

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20 Sep 2017

Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing more than 200

“A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City. More than 20 children died and 30 are missing after a school collapsed, President Enrique Peña Nieto said.” Source: Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing more than 200

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