Japan gov’t proposes Fukushima water release to sea or air

The Associated Press, Tokyo - Monday, 23 December 2019   Japan's economy and industry ministry has proposed gradually releasing or allowing to evaporate massive amounts of treated but still radioactive water at the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant. The proposal made Monday to a body of experts is the first time the ministry has narrowed down … Continue reading Japan gov’t proposes Fukushima water release to sea or air

Areas paralyzed by blizzards and floods last month are getting ready for a SECOND ROUND of BOMB CYCLONE – 2nd UNUSUAL INLAND BOMBOGENESIS in less than a month

By Strange Sounds - Apr 9, 2019 Only three weeks after a “bomb cyclone” — one of the most intense storms on record — pummeled the Plains and Midwest, another bombogenesis of similar strength has been forecast. This spring storm seems poised to dump even heavier snow; it could also be followed by another round of significant river flooding. Meteorologists … Continue reading Areas paralyzed by blizzards and floods last month are getting ready for a SECOND ROUND of BOMB CYCLONE – 2nd UNUSUAL INLAND BOMBOGENESIS in less than a month

Indonesia earthquake: Tsunami seen in terrifying footage crashing into island with huge wave

It comes after a major earthquake rocked central Sulawesi today, with terrified locals filmed screaming and running down streets And as some were saying of the temple that it was decorated with handsome (shapely and magnificent) stones and consecrated offerings [a]">[a]laid up to be kept], He said, 6 As for all this that you [thoughtfully] look … Continue reading Indonesia earthquake: Tsunami seen in terrifying footage crashing into island with huge wave

Wildfires have ignited inside the Arctic Circle

In Sweden, Latvia, and Greece, wildfires are spreading amid a brutal heat wave. By Umair Irfan  Updated Jul 25, 2018, 10:26pm EDT Aerial image showing forest fires burning near Ljusdal, Sweden, on July 18, 2018. Some of Sweden’s fires this summer have ignited even further north, inside the Arctic Circle. Maja Suslin/AFP/Getty Images It’s so hot, even parts of … Continue reading Wildfires have ignited inside the Arctic Circle

Greece wildfires: Dozens dead in Attica region

24 July 2018 At least 74 people have died in wildfires in the Attica region around Athens, in Greece's worst fire disaster in more than a decade. Flames fanned by strong winds devastated the seaside village of Mati, devouring homes and cars. The coastguard said it and other ships rescued almost 700 people who had … Continue reading Greece wildfires: Dozens dead in Attica region

At least six dead after Amtrak train derails, leaving rail cars dangling above I-5

DUPONT, Wash. — At least six people were killed Monday morning and dozens more were injured when an Amtrak train derailed south of Tacoma, leaving rail cars dangling above Interstate 5. Four hospitals say at least 50 people were taken to hospitals in Pierce and Thurston counties, but didn’t immediately report all of their conditions. More … Continue reading At least six dead after Amtrak train derails, leaving rail cars dangling above I-5

Powerful Coastal Storm Will Likely Bring Damaging Winds, Flooding Rainfall to the Northeast Starting Sunday Into Monday; Bombogenesis Possible

A powerful coastal storm with strong winds and heavy rain will impact the East Coast beginning later this weekend, likely resulting in tree damage, power outages and flooding. A significant wind event is possible Sunday or Monday. It is possible that this low pressure system could undergo a process called "Bombogenesis" according to the National Weather … Continue reading Powerful Coastal Storm Will Likely Bring Damaging Winds, Flooding Rainfall to the Northeast Starting Sunday Into Monday; Bombogenesis Possible

SAN ANDREAS FAULT: TECTONIC TREMOR DETECTED DEEP BENEATH EARTH’S SURFACE RAISES RISK OF MASSIVE EARTHQUAKE

America’s most famous fault line, the San Andreas, is known for its frequent earthquakes, but one part of the system, the San Jacinto Fault zone, in inland Southern California, has been surprisingly quiet for the last 200 years. Now new research has detected small tremors deep under the fault system, suggesting it’s not as calm … Continue reading SAN ANDREAS FAULT: TECTONIC TREMOR DETECTED DEEP BENEATH EARTH’S SURFACE RAISES RISK OF MASSIVE EARTHQUAKE

Brace For A Slushy Commute In The Twin Cities, Blizzard Conditions Far North

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesotans are bracing for the season’s first snow, which will fall during Friday morning’s commute in the Twin Cities and leave some communities up north with up to eight inches of snow. The wintry weather blasted into northwestern Minnesota around noontime Thursday on the back of strong winds. The storm system is expected to move south overnight … Continue reading Brace For A Slushy Commute In The Twin Cities, Blizzard Conditions Far North

Yellowstone supervolcano may blow sooner than thought

Scientists working in and around Yellowstone National Park are trying to answer a big question about the mammoth supervolcano sitting under the tourist attraction. Researchers from Arizona State University analyzed minerals in fossilized ash from the most recent mega-eruption. Changes in temperature and composition that had previously taken centuries to form were now happening in the span … Continue reading Yellowstone supervolcano may blow sooner than thought