"Eruption fears as Ecuador's 'throat of fire' volcano spews ash, smoke
A volcano in central Ecuador has spewed up a column of hot ash and smoke 10 kilometres high, increasing fears of an eruption.
Activity has been building at the…"
"Scarlet fever at record high with nearly 900 cases of the illness in just a week
The number of cases of the highly contagious scarlet fever has reached a record weekly high, health officials have warned.
In the last week of March, Public Health…"
"Solomon Islands flooding sweeps away people, homes
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At least 16 people have died and thousands have been left homeless following devastating flash floods in the Solomon Islands.
The flash floods are being described as the worst…"
"Coldest December-March Period in Chicago History
THE IMPRESSIVE COLD THIS PAST WINTER CONTINUED DURING MARCH...WITH A MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF ONLY 31.7 DEGREES FOR THE MONTH. THIS RANKS AS THE 19TH COLDEST MARCH ON RECORD IN CHICAGO.…"
"No April Fool’s! Moscow spring disappears under piles of snow
In a freak turn of events, temperatures have plummeted in the Russian capital from 17 degrees to minus 4 over the last week. Over 10 centimeters of snow fell in Moscow overnight,…"
"Follow up on post by Kris H
Guinea faces Ebola epidemic on unprecedented scale, doctors warn
Médecins sans Frontières says lethal virus has broken out in areas hundreds of miles apart, while death toll passes 80
The warning from an…"
"Weather bomb Canada: 200 km / h
The maritime provinces of Canada have just been hit by a storm of historic snow with windgusts over 150 km/h and close to 200 km/h locally. Snow accumulations reach 50 cm in some areas. In the late…"
"California 4 tornadoes near Sacramento
Unusually, four tornado's touched down near Sacramento in California (see photo taken in Roseville yesterday)
California is not accustomed to tornadoes, even if the phenomenon sometimes occurs in the…"
"PETALING JAYA: A victorious night could have turned tragic for Terengganu's football team when their Malindo Air flight had to turn back because the ATR 72-600 plane’s turboprop engine caught fire.
Terengganu midfielder Faiz Subri posted…"
"Torrential rains kill 32 in South Africa
Andries Nel, South African deputy minister of cooperative governance and traditional affairs, said on Monday that the heavy raining had displaced 3,000 people from their homes in the Lephalale Local…"
"Manhattan trader throws himself in front of commuter train - the 11th suicide of financial professionals this year alone
Edmund Reilly, 47, ended his life on Tuesday morning when he jumped in front of a train at a Long Island train station
"Heavy snowfall throws life out of gear in Kashmir
A women died and over 20 others were reported injured in different road accidents and house collapse due to incessant snowfall that crippled the system and caused a major power and communication…"
"Tornado hits Mesa in rare weather event
MESA, Ariz. -- A tornado touched down in Mesa over the weekend, something Valley weather experts said is a very rare occurrence for the area.
The National Weather Service in Phoenix confirmed the tornado on…"
"Minnesota Mystery: What’s Killing the Moose?
GRAND PORTAGE, Minn. — For moose, this year’s winter-long deep freeze across the Upper Midwest is truly ideal weather. The large, gangly creatures are adapted to deep snow: Their hollow…"
"Vibrating Gwinnett Co. homes mystify neighbors
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- It is a steady staccato beat, unerring and continuous. Just low enough in frequency to be annoying, yet strong enough to literally shake a house.