Violent Bomb Cyclone Explodes Off U.S. East Coast Generating Hurricane-Force Winds and Gigantic Waves

By Strange Sounds - Mar 7, 2020 A rapidly intensifying bombogenesis is developing along the US East Coast. The system generated violent hurricane-force winds around the core and major waves offshore. The central pressure of this storm system plunged more than 40 millibars from Friday morning (1004mb at 7am) to early Saturday (959mb by 3am). Kaboom! … Continue reading Violent Bomb Cyclone Explodes Off U.S. East Coast Generating Hurricane-Force Winds and Gigantic Waves

Eight years after triple nuclear meltdown, Fukushima No. 1’s water woes show no signs of ebbing

BY RYUSEI TAKAHASHI STAFF WRITER MAR 7, 2019 OKUMA, FUKUSHIMA PREF. - Nearly a thousand storage tanks are scattered across the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, holding a staggering 1.1 million tons of treated water used to keep its melted reactor cores cool while they rust in the sun. Plant manager Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings … Continue reading Eight years after triple nuclear meltdown, Fukushima No. 1’s water woes show no signs of ebbing

Tsunami hits without warning in Indonesia, killing over 220

By NINIEK KARMINI today CARITA BEACH, Indonesia (AP) — The deadly tsunami struck in the dark, without warning. At least 222 people were killed as waves smashed into houses, hotels and other beachside buildings Saturday night along Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, in a disaster that followed an eruption and possible landslide on Anak Krakatau, one of the … Continue reading Tsunami hits without warning in Indonesia, killing over 220

Death toll from massive earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia jumps to 1,203 as rescuers battle to save scores of people screaming from within the rubble

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake on Friday caused a massive tsunami to crash into Sulawesi island on Friday The cities of Palu and Donggala were worse hit as beachgoers were swept away by the enormous waves A government spokesman confirmed Sunday the death toll had risen to 1,203, doubling the last number Access to several towns … Continue reading Death toll from massive earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia jumps to 1,203 as rescuers battle to save scores of people screaming from within the rubble

‘Unstoppable’ Super Typhoon Trami is closing in on mainland Japan with violent 134mph winds set to rip through the nation over the weekend

Super Typhoon Trami is about 186 miles (300 km) southeast of Miyako island The typhoon is forecast to pick up speed and approach western Japan on Sunday It is the latest storm to threaten Japan in a year filled with natural disasters Less than a month ago, a typhoon flooded Kansai International airport By AFP and PHOEBE WESTON FOR … Continue reading ‘Unstoppable’ Super Typhoon Trami is closing in on mainland Japan with violent 134mph winds set to rip through the nation over the weekend

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

North Carolina nuclear power plant declares “unusual event” following storm, “hot shutdown”

The Brunswick Nuclear Plant's two reactor went into a "hot shutdown" following and "unusual event" last Saturday By Intellihub.com - September 17, 2018 The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is being tight-lipped about an “unusual event” which occurred at the Brunswick Nuclear Plant last Saturday which forced a “hot shutdown” of both the plant’s Generation IV-type reactors 1 and 2. … Continue reading North Carolina nuclear power plant declares “unusual event” following storm, “hot shutdown”

Photos: Typhoon Mangkhut ravages Philippines, Hong Kong, and southern China

Dozens were killed, many in a deadly landslide in the Philippines. By Jen Kirbyjen.kirby@vox.com  Sep 17, 2018, 12:50pm EDT The aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut in Alcala, Philippines on September 15, 2018.Jes Aznar/Getty Images Typhoon Mangkhut made its deadly march across the Philippines, Hong Kong, and southern China over the weekend, unleashing flooding, dangerous winds, and landslides, and killing dozens. Mangkhut was … Continue reading Photos: Typhoon Mangkhut ravages Philippines, Hong Kong, and southern China

Tropical Storm “Son-tinh” leaves over 5k homes destroyed, 17k animals dead and over 30 people killed

Storm kills 20 in Vietnam July 21 2018 10:45 PM A man looks at motorbikes damaged by flash flooding in Yen Bai province of Vietnam yesterday. Reuters/AFP/Hanoi Tropical storm Son Tinh has killed 20 people, left 16 missing and injured 14 in Vietnam, the country’s rescue committee said yesterday. Floods triggered by heavy rains hit … Continue reading Tropical Storm “Son-tinh” leaves over 5k homes destroyed, 17k animals dead and over 30 people killed

The world has never seen a Category 6 hurricane. But the day may be coming

By DAVID FLESHLER - JUL 07, 2018 | 1:15 PM| FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. Hurricane Patricia in 2015 achieved sustained wind speed of 215 mph. By comparison, last year's Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, had winds of 180 mph. As a ferocious hurricane bears down on South Florida, water managers desperately lower canals in anticipation of 4 feet of rain. … Continue reading The world has never seen a Category 6 hurricane. But the day may be coming