Photo Courtesy of CIA World Factbook According to Somali President Abdirahman Mohamud Farole, 100 people were killed over the weekend, when a tropical cyclone reached Puntland, a north-eastern region of Somalia. Thousands of livestock died and hundreds of homes were … Continue reading
Image by Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology. Explore a larger, interactive version of the map here. Fact or fiction: We can predict earthquakes. Fact or fiction: Animals can predict earthquakes. Fact or fiction: We can stop earthquakes. Fact or fiction: … Continue reading
The last six people unaccounted for in the aftermath of the massive Colorado floods have been found safe and sound after authorities were able to make contact, the AP reports.
BREAKING: Official says death toll in quake that hit southwestern Pakistan has jumped to 39. — The Associated Press (@AP) September 24, 2013
View Larger Map The AP is reporting that a 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Pakistan this morning, near the town of Khuzdar in Baluchistan province. There have been no reports of casualties at this time. The province, while the largest … Continue reading
A foot and a half or two feet of water doesn’t look like it’s life threatening, but it is. It’s different than normal water. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper. In Denver this morning, Hickenlooper updated the flooding situation affecting thousands of … Continue reading
In 1999, Genny and Bob McLane, both in their 80s, had just redecorated their three-bedroom home in Del City, Okla., when the tornado hit. Continue reading
Red Hook is a remarkably close-knit and neighborly community. Sandy tested that social infrastructure but did not damage it, even though half the neighborhood lacks power and hundreds of residents have lost piles of personal possessions and family memorabilia.
Hurricane Sandy gained strength on Monday as it barreled north across the Atlantic and began an expected sharp turn west toward New York, New Jersey, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. It was expected to make landfall by Monday evening. As of … Continue reading