Natural Disasters

First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 39 mins ago - 8 reports

Unbeerable: Drought Hits California Breweries

How many bottles of water go in that beer on the wall?A lot."Beer has to have water," said Luis Cayo, general manager for the Anheuser-Busch brewery in Los Angeles, which has survived many droughts over the last 60 years. "The amount of water in a standard ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 39 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 40 mins ago - 14 reports

Storm clouds are brewing: Britain braced for Hurricane Gonzalo due to hit UK at midnight

Britain has braced itself for Hurricane Gonzalo - which is due to hit the UK at midnight - as the first storm clouds brew overhead.The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for most of the country as gale force winds of up to 80mph are expected to tear ... [Published Mail Online UK - 40 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 5 reports

1,500 evacuated over landslide fears

BUKIT BERUNTUNG: Massive soil erosion as a result of continuous rainfall left two apartment blocks in Taman Bunga Raya here in danger of structural failure.Over 1,500 residents of the five-storey Teratai apartments were evacuated when large depressions ... [Published The Sun Daily - 50 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Himalayas avalanches: Search ends for trekkers stranded in blizzards, leaving death toll at 39

Rescue operations in the northern mountains were being wrapped up today. All of the hikers believed to have been stranded on the Annapurna trekking route by a series of deadly blizzards are now safe, say officials.At least 39 people, including trekkers ... [Published The Independent - 22 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

M 4.6 - Europe Iceland [South] Kirkjubajarklaustur

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 20.10.2014 13:28:01 UTC Magnitude: M 4.6 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 30km Coordinate: 64° 41.400, 17° 25.200 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Monday, October 20, 2014 at 13:28 in the afternoon ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Iceland, Earthquake
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

Drought/High Temperatures Hinder Brazil’s Daylight Saving Time

By , Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Due to the severe drought registered in parts of the Center-West and Southeastern regions of Brazil in the past few months, daylight saving time will not be as successful in reducing energy consumption ... [Published The Rio Times - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Drought, Brazil, São Paulo
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

Earthquake Experts: We Live ‘In Earthquake Country’

The 6.0 magnitude Napa earthquake , which was responsible for $400 million in damages, 200 injuries, and one death last August, had people asking questions about how safe they truly are in the face of an unexpected calamity. The western United States, ... [Published Inquisitr - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Earthquake, Country, Reddit
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Police rescue woman trapped in car in Tenerife floods

A woman stuck in her car during flash-flooding in Tenerife is saved as huge waste containers narrowly avoid crushing her car A woman trapped in her car in heavy flooding in Tenerife, Spain Dramatic footage shows the moment a police officer lifts the woman ... [Published Telegraph - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 7 reports

Search continues for alleged underwater activity threat off Swedish coast

Sweden has reportedly deployed helicopters, minesweepers and approximately 200 service personnel to search for suspicious foreign underwater activity off the Stockholm coast.Royal Swedish Navy rear admiral Anders Grenstad was quoted by the Wall Street ... [Published Naval Technology - 4 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 32 reports

North East weather: Met Office issue severe warning as Hurricane Gonzalo arrives

The remains of Hurricane Gonzalo are heading across the Atlantic and are set to reach the North East on Tuesday - just in time for rush hour.The Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert for wind with gusts expected to reach up to 50mph on land with ... [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 13 reports

Avalanche tragedy: Nepal wraps up rescue operations on trekking route

Kathmandu, Oct 20: The Nepal administration said on Monday that it was wrapping up rescue operations in the northern mountains , where a group of trekkers were stranded following a series of blizzards and avalanches.According to a ABC News report, the ... [Published Oneindia - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 18 reports

WEATHER ALERT: Tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo set to batter Sheffield

Damaging gales and driving rain are set to batter South Yorkshire as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo strike.Fallen trees and flooding could cause rush-hour chaos across the county on Tuesday morning, according to the Met Office.It has issued a yellow ... [Published Sheffield Telegraph - 21 hours ago]

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"We believe that all the trekkers and guides have been helped and as far as we know there are no more people stranded on the route" Mr Koirala said, adding that some soldiers would remain camped out in the area
...It also ripped out landscaping and replaced it with drought-tolerant plants: "Believe it or not, it saved about five million gallons of water."
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said: "Royal Navy personnel are trained to respond to situations such as this and HMS Argyll is well resourced and ready to provide assistance to the people of Bermuda."
"For now, the residents have been evacuated as a precautionary measure and are taking temporary shelter at three schools here" he said when contacted last night

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Unbeerable: Drought Hits California Breweries [Published Bayou Buzz - 39 mins ago]
Storm clouds are brewing: Britain braced for Hu... [Published Mail Online UK - 40 mins ago]
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Hurricane Gonzalo: Live storm updates [Published Mirror.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
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Britain gears up to face Hurricane Gonzalo [Published Telegraph - 1 hour ago]
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What Hurricane Sandy Teaches Us About the Warni... [Published TIME.com - 29 mins ago]
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M 5.3 - Pacific Ocean - East Tonga [Vava`u] Hihifo [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 35 mins ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 20.10.2014 16:34:23 UTC Magnitude: M 5.3 Mercalli Scale: 5 Depth: 10km Coordinate: 15° 27.600, 173° 21.000 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 05:34 at night ...
Iran (Islamic Republic of): Challenges for Resu... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 39 mins ago]
Source: International Recovery PlatformCountry: Iran (Islamic Republic of) Findings showed that social uncertainty and confusion occurs as a result of negligence of some important social aspects in process of returning to the normal life. This issue, ...
M 5.3 - Pacific Ocean - East Tonga [Vava`u] Hihifo [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 20.10.2014 18:34:22 UTC Magnitude: M 5.3 Mercalli Scale: 5 Depth: 10 km Coordinate: 15° 31.644, 173° 15.336 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 07:34 in the ...
M 4.6 - Europe Iceland [South] Kirkjubajarklaustur [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 20.10.2014 13:28:01 UTC Magnitude: M 4.6 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 30km Coordinate: 64° 41.400, 17° 25.200 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Monday, October 20, 2014 at 13:28 in the afternoon ...
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