Natural disasters in China expose energy crisis and CCP negligence

Disasters 06/22/22, 17:37

China is experiencing intense temperatures in the north and strong storms in the south. Chinese provinces north of the Yangtze River suffer from extreme heat waves, especially the Henan region. As a result, record usage of electricity by residents has pushed power grids over the limit. According to Reuters, power ...

Wildfires force two Colorado cities to evacuate, many roads are closed

U.S. 12/31/21, 06:47

The Colorado wildfires made residents scrambling for shelter and forced two cities to evacuate according to NPR media outlet. Wildfires in Colorado forced people in the cities of Louisville and Denver to flee the flames, according to videos posted on social media. Louisville, with a population of 21,000 people, was evacuated. Thirteen ...

Kentucky tornado aftermath: 2-month-old succumbs to injuries

U.S. 12/14/21, 00:55

On Monday, Dec. 13, sad parents announced that their 2-month-old son had died due to injuries caused by a tornado in Kentucky. Oaklynn Koon was one of the youngest victims of the horrific tornado that struck Dawson Springs late Friday, Dec. 10, and destroyed her family's house. "At least I know who ...

7.5 earthquake strikes Peru: Rocks centuries-old church tower

South America 11/29/21, 02:17

According to Peru's civil defense police commander, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday, Nov. 28, at least four people were injured and 220 houses were damaged. The earthquake also destroyed a 16th-century Catholic church tower. "We have four injuries that are very minor, but they are being treated in ...

‘Significant’ storm threatens Thanksgiving plans, NWS warns

U.S. 11/18/21, 02:47

On Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 17, forecasters with the National Weather Service forecasting center (NWS) warned that a "significant" storm and "strong cold front" could impact U.S. Northeast and Midwest. There is a scenario that plans could be stalled during the Thanksgiving holiday this weekend, Sunday, Nov. 21, and Monday, Nov. 22. Forecasters ...

History’s 10 most destructive volcanoes

Enviroment 11/15/21, 04:51

Volcanic eruptions make up a fifth of all-natural disasters. A succession of massive and sizzling eruptions when the dinosaurs went extinct to more recent explosive events like Mount St. Helens shooting a cloud of dust 15 miles high in 1980 are some of the world's most significant and destructive volcanic eruptions. Deccan ...

Ancient city in China hit by massive sandstorm

China 07/27/21, 03:35

On Sunday, July 25, just after 3 pm local time, a massive sandstorm approached a historic city in China's northwestern region, devouring its buildings and covering everything in dust. According to the regional meteorological department, a sandstorm of more than 100-meter height has swept across Dunhuang City in China's Gansu Province, ...

Texas lawmakers mull tax breaks for disaster-struck property

Texas 05/06/19, 17:21

Lawmakers are considering a bill that could grant Texas homeowners a tax break when their property has been damaged by disasters such as Hurricane Harvey in 2017.Bill sponsor Sen. Paul Bettencourt said it would allow homeowners to challenge unjust property tax bills after a natural disaster, the Houston Chronicle reported."Nothing ...

Update: DHS likens border issues to Category 5 hurricane

Politics 04/02/19, 20:00

The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says in an emergency call with Cabinet members and White House aides that the administration will treat U.S.-Mexico border issues "as if we have been hit by a Category 5 hurricane." That's according to a ...

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