Natural Disasters

First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 4 mins ago - 14 reports

California drought stings bees, honey production

Record drought is depriving honeybees of nectar and driving up the cost of honey ... [Published Latest Econwatch Headlines - CBS News - 4 mins ago]
Entities: Drought, Honey Bee
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 14 reports

Weather Gang: Iceland volcano may or may not blow as earthquake swarm continues

Warning signs block the road to Bardarbunga volcano, some 20 kilometres (12.5 miles) away, in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier August 19, 2014.  (REUTERS/Sigtryggur Johannsson)Since the weekend, literally thousands of (mostly) small earthquakes ... [Published Washington Post - 4 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 14 reports

Rescuers sift through Hiroshima wreckage in search of survivors

Thousands of rescuers yesterday combed through the wreckage of homes engulfed by landslides in western Japan in the slim hope of finding survivors, a day after a wall of mud claimed at least 39 lives.Police officers, firefighters and soldiers worked through ... [Published Taipei Times Online - 30 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 55 mins ago - 33 reports

Sri Lanka condoles with Japanese people on landslide tragedy

* Aug 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka today expressed condolences to the Japanese people on landslide tragedy in Hiroshima that killed at least 39 people."It is with a deep sense of shock and sadness that the people of Sri Lanka learnt of the devastating landslide ... [Published Colombo Page - 55 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

Threat of Volcanic Eruption Looms Over Iceland

Following 3,000 earthquakes since Saturday, fears of a volcano erupting in Iceland are increasing as WSJ’s Mark Kelly reports (Image: AFP / ) “” is categorized as “world”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click ... [Published American Banking News - Forex - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

Some sun, otherwise humid with scattered showers and storms

Miami Valley , Whitewater Valley, and the I-71 corridor of Ohio/Indiana:Synopsis,A very humid air mass will stay in place for at least the next week as a boundary fluctuates from North to South across the region. Several disturbances will move from NW ... [Published Examiner.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 7 reports

Monsoon on halt, IMD says no chance of rain in August in Gujarat

Gujarat is hot and humid and monsoon is on halt here since a fortnight or so. Ahmedabad office of Indian Meteorological Department(IMD) says there’s no chance of rain during rest of the part of August, but scattered rains are possible in parts of Gujarat ... [Published DeshGujarat - 2 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 12 reports

Iceland volcano still set to blow

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano remained poised to erupt Thursday, with an evacuation order still in force for an area to the north.Authorities warned airlines Aug. 18 about increased seismic activity at Iceland's largest volcanic system. Ash from the eruption ... [Published CBC Hamilton - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 16 reports

Icelandic volcano evacuated: fears it could disrupt flights

The area around the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland has been evacuated over fears it could erupt.Iceland's civil protection agency ordered the evacuation after "increased seismic activity" at the country's largest volcanic system.A statement from the agency ... [Published itv.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 32 reports

Volcanoes Like Iceland's Bárðarbunga Have a History of Going Beast Mode on the Planet

Iceland officials have raised the threat of that country's Bárðarbunga volcano eruption to code orange, the second highest level before an event. While the risk isn't critical at the moment, past Icelandic volcanos have gotten seriously rowdy with the ... [Published Stranger - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 111 reports

36 dead, seven missing as landslide slams Hiroshima

At least 36 people, including several children, were killed in Japan yesterday, when landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of the western city of Hiroshima, and the toll could rise further, police said. ... [Published IrishExaminer.com - World - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Landslide, Hiroshima, Japan
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 34 reports

Report: Landslides kill 39 in Japan

Landslides caused by massive amounts of rain have killed dozens in Japan. Meteorologist Tom Sater has the details. ... [Published CNN.com - Video - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Landslide, Japan

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"All of a sudden we've turned the whole thing around," Borsa says. "It's a huge change, and it makes the network useful to whole new branches of scientists and managers."
In the future, these measurements could be a critical tool for assessing drought, researchers said. "We're hoping one of the local California water agencies picks up on this and sees it as relevant tool, and we would provide these data to them" Borsa said
"That adds up to quite a big chance of not getting much rain at all."

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GPS is Tracking West’s Vanishing Water, Scienti... [Published National Geographic - 4 mins ago]
Weather Gang: Iceland volcano may or may not bl... [Published Washington Post - 4 mins ago]
California drought stings bees, honey production [Published Latest Econwatch Headlines - CBS News - 4 mins ago]
M 3.1 - Europe Portugal [Azores] Ribeira Grande [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 9 mins ago]
Portland forecast: Best chance for rain comes F... [Published Oregonian - 10 mins ago]
Weather: Colder day with more rain [Published itv.com - 15 mins ago]
Floods spread in fresh areas [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 16 mins ago]
High 'n' Dry: GPS Offers New Way to Measure Dro... [Published Yahoo! Canada - 19 mins ago]
California honey production crippled by drought [Published PBS - 21 mins ago]
Solving science of weather [Published Stock Journal Australia - 23 mins ago]
Straight-line winds, not tornado, caused damage... [Published 3 WRCB-TV - 25 mins ago]
Limerick flood victims call for help fell on de... [Published Limerick Post - 26 mins ago]
Jamaica's drought conditions upgraded to 'severe' [Published Power 106 - 26 mins ago]
63 trillion gallons of groundwater lost in drou... [Published Los Angeles Times - 27 mins ago]
NC DOT replaces pipe on River Rd. to prevent fu... [Published WECT TV-6 - 28 mins ago]
Rescuers sift through Hiroshima wreckage in sea... [Published Taipei Times Online - 30 mins ago]
California's vanishing lakes: Before-and-after ... [Published Mail Online UK - 36 mins ago]
After strong rainfall, hot and dry weather is r... [Published Fontana Herald News - 36 mins ago]
More rain needed across central west, say experts [Published Daily Liberal - 39 mins ago]
Profiting from California’s drought [Published NBR.com - 39 mins ago]
Let's Twist [Published Saskatchewan Lifestyles - 43 mins ago]
Cause not found for blaze that killed firefighter [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 43 mins ago]
Flooding basements to prevent flooding : TreeHu... [Published DailyMe.Com - 44 mins ago]
ShelterBox en Route to Nepal as Flooding, Lands... [Published SearchBug - 48 mins ago]
Drought threatens food security in Kenya [Published ENCA - 52 mins ago]
Fun on the Green despite the rain [Published Argyllshire Advertiser - 53 mins ago]
Sri Lanka condoles with Japanese people on land... [Published Colombo Page - 55 mins ago]
Threat of Volcanic Eruption Looms Over Iceland [Published American Banking News - Forex - 1 hour ago]
Selden brush truck to the rescue [Published Times of Middle Country - 1 hour ago]
No Big Impact of Weak Monsoon Seen on Growth, F... [Published NDTV Profit - 1 hour ago]
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California drought stings bees, honey production [Published Latest Econwatch Headlines - CBS News - 4 mins ago]
Record drought is depriving honeybees of nectar and driving up the cost of honey ...
M 3.1 - Europe Portugal [Azores] Ribeira Grande [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 9 mins ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 21.08.2014 17:20:51 UTC Magnitude: M 3.1 Mercalli Scale: 1 Depth: 4km Coordinate: 39° 27.000, 29° 40.800 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 16:20 in the afternoon ...
M 3.1 - Caribean Sea British Virgin Islands Roa... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 21.08.2014 12:46:38 UTC Magnitude: M 3.1 Mercalli Scale: 1 Depth: 29km Coordinate: 19° 15.000, 64° 24.600 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 09:46 in the ...
Here's How To Watch The Ticking Timebomb Icelan... [Published Clusterstock - 1 hour ago]
The situation under Bárðarbunga, the volcano below an ice sheet in Iceland that threatens to blow, remains unsettled.  The Icelandic Meteorological Office on Monday upgraded the threat level at Bárðarbunga to orange, the second-highest threat ...
Nepal: ACT Alliance Alert: Torrential Rains Sub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: ACT AllianceCountry: Nepal Geneva, 21 August 2014 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the torrential rains of 14-15 August 2014 caused a series of massive floods in 17 districts of the ...
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Landslide death toll just below 40 [Published Reuters Video: Top News - 9 hours ago]
Will the next storm hit you? Check your insurance [Published Money, Markets & More - Aug 14 2014]
New York suburbs hit by flash floods after reco... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 14 2014]
Flooding chaos, water rescues in D.C. area afte... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 13 2014]
Two dead in Ecuador earthquake [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 13 2014]
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Press Releases

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Potential Cost Of Earthquakes Is Growing, But N... [Published Financial Services - Aug 18 2014]
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