Climate Change Is Wreaking Havoc Now, Report Shows Long-term shifts in temperature, precipitation and other trends, have created the conditions for weather phenomena. From record-breaking wildfires that destroyed more than 14,000 homes in California, to hurricanes that devastated parts of Florida and much of Puerto Rico, long-predicted impacts of climate change are here and wreaking […]
‘Total destruction’: Volunteers sift through ashes of Northern California wildfire The Camp Fire has killed at least 76 people, a grim record in the history of wildfires in America. But even harder to fathom might be the number listed as missing-1,276 as of Saturday night, though no one can be sure if that is close […]
New Wildfire Sparks in Southern California As Deadly Fires Kill 50 Cal Fire said the strong Santa Ana winds are making it more difficult to fight the southern California blazes. Firefighters are fighting a new wildfire in southern California after the Sierra Fire sparked on Tuesday evening. The Sierra Fire has burned through almost 150 […]
Returning winds have Southern California firefighters wary MALIBU, Calif. (AP) – With Santa Ana winds returning and hundreds of homes in ashes, firefighters were struggling to corral a devastating Southern California wildfire that has ravaged scenic canyons and celebrity enclaves near the ocean. Crews taking advantage of a weekend lull in the winds had the […]
‘A massive wall of fire’: wildfires rage in California – video At least nine people have died after a northern California wildfire incinerated most of a town of about 30,000 people, authorities said. Only a day after the fast-moving fire began, the blaze near the town of Paradise had grown to nearly 140 sq miles.
‘Under pressure’ doctors struggling to deal with Congo ebola outbreak It takes 15 minutes to don an ebola-proof protective suit and we watched a team of doctors and nurses in the Congolese city of Beni struggle with their straps, googles and thick plastic boots. “You can’t leave anything exposed, let me cover here,” said one […]
New U.S. sanctions over chemical weapons would be ‘illegal’: Kremlin Russia would consider any new chemical weapons-related sanctions imposed by the United States to be illegal, a Kremlin spokesman said on Wednesday.
Possible tornado kills one in Tennessee One person has been killed and two more injured after a possible tornado touched down in Rutherford County in central Tennessee.
Thousands without power after severe storms tear through Florida’s Tampa area Trees and wires went down, while roofs were ripped off homes. At least one tornado hit
How likely is it that a tornado will hit a large urban area? Curious Texas investigates Tornadoes aren’t common where Gerry Collins used to live.He’s from Albuquerque, N.M., which doesn’t get severe weather often. Collins moved to…