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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 3 reports

Peru evacuates Ubinas volcano area

The authorities in Peru say they are evacuating people living near the Ubinas volcano, in the south of the country, because of increased activity.Officials said it would take three days to move 4,000 residents and their livestock to safer grounds.Ubinas, ... [Published BBC - 28 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 4 reports

East Peoria resident frustrated with loss of property value after the landslides

at 6:29 PM CDTEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- A year after the 2013 East Peoria landslides, residents say they are still paying the price for responsibilities that belong to the city."The home is supposed to be your best investment, and it's just very upsetting ... [Published Central illinois News Center - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 15 reports

South Island braces for more storms

Another batch of strong winds and heavy rain is hammering the South Island this afternoon, after widespread flooding earlier today.Sixty houses in Greymouth have been damaged by the storms which have been carried in the tail of Tropical Cyclone Ita.The ... [Published ONE News - 54 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

M 3.5 - South-America Chile [Antofagasta] Tocopilla

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 17.04.2014 23:30:01 UTC Magnitude: M 3.5 Mercalli Scale: 1 Depth: 39km Coordinate: 20° 12.600, 70° 53.400 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 19:30 in the evening ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

FEMA and NOAA: Floods Happen Everywhere, Be Prepared

Millions of Americans are affected each spring by sudden flooding caused by heavy rain or by slower, prolonged flooding as snow melts. Be prepared, and get insured, urges the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ... [Published Professional Insurance Agents - 4 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

Easter Weekend Storm... National Hurricane Conference, Day II

Day II @ the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando....But first some local weather tidbits on the developing storm system......The First Coast has a mess on its hands into Sat. as a very wet, slow moving storm system moves from the Gulf across Fl. ... [Published Action News Jacksonville - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Ohio officials link fracking to recent earthquakes, shut down drilling at site

Natasha KhanFor the first time, Ohio regulators said recent earthquakes in the state were probably caused by fracking operations.In early March, five small earthquakes up to 3.0 in magnitude shook Mahoning County, which is close to the Pennsylvania-Ohio ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - 3 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 28 reports

Earthquake rattles English region

The 3.2-magnitude earthquake, powered from a depth of 2.5 miles, struck the Oakham area of Rutland at 7.07am.British Geological Survey seismologist Davie Galloway said: "There was a 4.1 in ... ... [Published Big News Network - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 6 reports

Hundreds flee homes as flooding hits Eastern Atlantic Canada

CTV Thursday 17th April, 2014Flooding has prompted more communities in Eastern Ontario to declare states of emergency as communities in New Brunswick and Quebec also cope with rising water levels and dangerous conditions. A state of emergency was declared ... [Published Canada Standard - 6 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 7 reports

Quake hits southern Iran

(IANS/WAM) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck an area near Shanbeh town of Bushehr province in Southern Iran Thursday.The epicentre of the quake was located at 51.61 degrees longitude and 28.54 degrees latitude.The quake occurred ... [Published News Track India - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 6 reports

Striking photos of California's historic drought

Chairs sit in dried and cracked earth that used to be the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir on Jan. 28, 2014 in San Jose, California. Now in its third straight year of drought conditions, California is experiencing its driest year on record, dating back ... [Published New York Daily News - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 7 reports

String of Idaho quakes prompts Utah team to setup new equipment

CHALLIS, Idaho -- With three earthquakes in less than a week, Challis has experienced an unusual amount of seismic activity, even for a community built near a fault line.Since March 24, the area in and around Challis has had 21 earthquakes, with the largest ... [Published NWCN.com - 12 hours ago]

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Yet there is hope. Sioux Falls-based National Weather Service hydrologist Mike Gillispie said, "It looks pretty good for conditions to improve into the early summer."
"In some areas the amount of trees down has meant weve had to wait until first light before we could get in to clear debris and begin restoration."
"It's our responsibility to bring these types of proposals to the citycity council." Chambers said

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Friday brings clouds and highs in the 40s [Published My Fox Boston - 55 mins ago]
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Round two: Flood advisories posted through Frid... [Published Gulf Coast News Today - 57 mins ago]
Just in time [Published Pasadena Weekly - 58 mins ago]
Hurricane Irene 2011 [Published Huffington Post - 1 hour ago]
Wildfire season is upon us [Published Williams Lake Tribune - 1 hour ago]
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Rain for Good Friday, Sun for Easter Sunday [Published WFXG FOX 54 - 1 hour ago]
Flood cleanup continues in New Brunswick [Published CBC - 1 hour ago]
Friday Report: Should we quit Frackin’ around? [Published Sky-Hi Daily News - 1 hour ago]
Tokyo area hit by magnitude 4.7 earthquake [Published EuroNews - 1 hour ago]
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Drenching for W.Coast and Nelson as others mop up [Published Radio New Zealand - 1 hour ago]
M 5.2 - Europe Russia [Sakhalin] Vostok [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
M 4.7 - Europe Russia [Sakhalin] Vostok [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
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M 5.2 - Europe Russia [Sakhalin] Vostok [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 17.04.2014 22:59:47 UTC Magnitude: M 5.2 Mercalli Scale: 5 Depth: 12km Coordinate: 46° 51.000, 153° 15.600 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 08:59 in the ...
M 4.7 - Europe Russia [Sakhalin] Vostok [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 17.04.2014 23:09:11 UTC Magnitude: M 4.7 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 40km Coordinate: 46° 48.600, 153° 16.200 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 09:09 in the ...
M 3.5 - South-America Chile [Antofagasta] Tocop... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 17.04.2014 23:30:01 UTC Magnitude: M 3.5 Mercalli Scale: 1 Depth: 39km Coordinate: 20° 12.600, 70° 53.400 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 19:30 in the evening ...
Tankers getting through in spite of storm [Published Scoop NZ - Business - 1 hour ago]
MEDIA RELEASE – 18 April 2014 Tankers getting through in spite of storm Widespread power outages, slips and tree falls across roads as a result of the severe storm in the last 24 hours are inhibiting communication with Westland Milk Products’ ... ...
M 5.4 - Atlantic Ocean - South South Georgia an... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 18.04.2014 01:13:06 UTC Magnitude: M 5.4 Mercalli Scale: 6 Depth: 33.14 km Coordinate: 55° 31.038, 28° 16.320 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Friday, April 18, 2014 at 00:13 at night ...
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"We're suffering here, not knowing what'll happ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 12 2014]
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New earthquake in Chile prompts tsunami alerts [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 03 2014]
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