Swarm of 40 quakes in 24 hours rocks Pacific NorthWest

U.S. 12/09/21, 15:12

More than 40 quakes were reported off the Oregon coast in just 24 hours on Tuesday, Dec. 7.  The first of the quakes emerged on Tuesday afternoon around 200 to 250 miles away from the coast of Newport, Oregon, according to The Hill. The greatest of them were up to 5.8 on ...

Earthquakes hit southern Iran, at least one killed

Middle East 11/15/21, 02:37

Southern Iran was struck by two major earthquakes on Sunday, Nov. 14, killing at least one person, and terrified residents flocking to the streets.  The tremors of 6.3 and 6.4 magnitude of only one minute apart hit Bandar Abbas, the capital of Hormozgan province on Sunday afternoon, BNO News reported.  Both earthquakes ...

China flood wrecks shuttle bus, killing at least 14

China 10/12/21, 15:33

A flooded bridge in northern China swept a bus downstream, killing 14 people on Oct. 11. The tragedy unfolded in Pingshan County, Hebei Province about 7 a.m. local time, according to ABC News. The vehicle was carrying 51 passengers across the partially submerged Wangmu Bridge, about 45 kilometers (25 miles) from the ...

Hurricane Ida aftermath: Louisiana governor expects death toll to rise

U.S. 08/31/21, 03:04

A Democrat from Louisiana predicted the number of deaths from Hurricane Ida would jump on Aug. 30. Gov. John Bel Edwards confirmed one person perished in the category four storm, and would not rule out further fatalities. "We have one confirmed death but I do not want to mislead anyone," he said ...

China flooding: Death toll exceeds 300

China 08/02/21, 16:03

China on Monday, August 2 confirmed the updated death toll of the recent floods, which had escalated to more than 302 victims, and 50 others remain missing.  The central region of China was hit with torrential rains on July 20, which in sequence came along with devastating floods that caused landslides ...

India: landslide kills nine tourists and smashes bridge

Enviroment 07/30/21, 03:52

Last week in northern India, a landslide overwhelmed vehicles and destroyed a bridge, killing at least nine tourists and injuring three others. A video captured the horrific moment rocks plummeted down a mountain and smashed into the Himalayan village of Chitkul, splitting a bridge in half and damaging roads and buildings, ...

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