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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 6 reports

LIVE: Track forecast path of Odile in Arizona

Moisture from Tropical Storm Odile is settling in across the state, increasing showers and thunderstorms today through Friday.We've already seen some pop-up showers and storms in the Valley, with light rain moving through this afternoon.  Early afternoon ... [Published ABC15.com - 36 mins ago]
Entities: Flooding
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 17 reports

Thousands flee as Philippine volcano spews lava

Philippine authorities are forcibly evacuating villagers living within 6km (4 miles) of the crater, about 330km south-east of the capital, Manila as thousands of Filipinos fled their homes on the northern island of Luzon after the Mount Mayon volcano ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 2 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 45 mins ago - 12 reports

Mexico to airlift tourists after Hurricane Odile

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said that by Tuesday afternoon Tropical Storm Odile had maximum sustained winds near 85 kph.It was centred about 25 kilometres southeast of Bahia de Los Angeles, Mexico, and was moving to the north-northwest near 15 ... [Published Nelson Mail - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

Northern California town hit hard by wildfire

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- A wildfire whipped by 40 mph winds gutted 100 buildings in a small northern California town while another spread to almost 12,000 acres on the American River.At least five other major fires burned around the state, including ... [Published UPI - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

8 areas around Mayon under state of calamity; 12,000 evacuated

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA, Philippines - A state of calamity was declared in eight areas surrounding Mount Mayon as more than 12,000 people from around the foot of the Philippines’ most active volcano were forcibly evacuated a ... [Published Interaksyon - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Government gets red card for wildlife protection, flooding prevention and air quality

Environmental Audit Committee email alerts for The United Kingdom Parliament. Government gets red card for wildlife protection, flooding prevention and air quality 16-09-2014 01:01 AM BST An Environmental Scorecard report published by Environmental Audit ... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

Hurricane Odile leaves trail of devastation

The devastation caused by Hurricane Odile has left streets flooded, and homes and packed hotels destroyed in the beach resorts of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, triggering looting in some areas.Although the storm has eased since Sunday from category ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

What Made Hurricane Odile So Devastating?

Hurricane Odile slammed into Cabo San Lucas with winds raging at 125 mph on Monday, destroying buildings, flipping cars and injuring at least 135 people . Hurricanes near the Baja California peninsula in Mexico are actually pretty common, said Jack Bevin, ... [Published NBCNews.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 24 reports

5.6 magnitude quake jolts Tokyo, buildings rattled

A strong earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook a number of buildings in Tokyo late Monday night.The U.S. Geological Survey stated, the quake was centered at about two kilometers west/ northwest of Iwai, Japan, and hit at about 11:28 p.m. ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 2 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 10 reports

Strong quake rocks Kanto region

JapanSep. 16, 2014 - Updated 10:53 UTCA strong, 5.6-magnitude earthquake shook the Kanto region, including Tokyo, at about 12:30 PM on Tuesday. Eight injuries have been confirmed.The Meteorological Agency said the focus of the quake was at a depth of ... [Published NHK - 9 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 18 reports

Warning over Philippine volcano

One of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines, Mount Mayon, could erupt within weeks, scientists say.A series of small earthquakes and rockfalls had been recorded and magma could now be seen in the crater, local experts said.The alert level has ... [Published BBC - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 47 reports

Looting erupts after hurricane thrashes Mexico resorts (AFP)

Cabo San Lucas (Mexico) (AFP) - Looters took food and water from shops in Mexico's Los Cabos beach resorts Monday after Hurricane Odile blew away wooden homes, flooded streets and damaged hotels housing thousands of tourists.Dozens of people, including ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Hurricane, Looting, Mexico

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