Man missing after falling into a ground crack in Grindavik, Iceland

Man missing after falling into a ground crack in Grindavik, Iceland

A man is missing after falling into a ground crack caused by recent volcanic activity on Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula. The incident occurred in Grindavik, a coastal fishing town near the site of a recent eruption, on Wednesday morning, January 10, 2024.

500 m (1 640 feet) long earth crack opens in Cocotitlán, Mexico

500 m (1 640 feet) long earth crack opens in Cocotitlán, Mexico

A significant earth crack, measuring approximately 500 m (1 640 feet) in length and 3 m (10 feet) in depth, appeared recently in the cultivated lands of Cocotitlán, State of Mexico, raising concerns among its residents.

Delhi experiences coldest May in 36 years, India

Delhi experiences coldest May in 36 years, India

Delhi recorded its coolest May in 36 years, with an average maximum temperature of 36.8°C (98.24°F) and a record-breaking rainfall of 111 mm (4.37 inches), according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Two huge earth cracks open up in Jalisco, Mexico

Two huge earth cracks open up in Jalisco, Mexico

The Municipal Unit of Civil Protection and Firefighters of Sayula reported two giant fissures extending from the Sayula lagoon to the Guadalajara-Colima Freeway in Jalisco, Mexico on May 10, 2021. The Civil Protection staff and firefighters went to the scene to…

Big cracks form around Taal volcano after major eruption, Philippines

Big cracks form around Taal volcano after major eruption, Philippines

Big cracks have formed around Taal volcano after intense activity started on January 12, 2020, damaging properties and ripping up roads. Coupled with intense seismic activity, it suggests a hazardous explosive eruption is possible within hours to days. Alert Level…

Large earth cracks and massive sinkholes opening across drought-hit Iran

Large earth cracks and massive sinkholes opening across drought-hit Iran

Massive fissures and sinkholes are appearing in and around Iranian capital Tehran and authorities are now openly admitting the area around Tehran is literally sinking. Huge fissures and sinkholes are also opening across the country, threatening homes, roads, oil…

Ruptured ground around Ambrym volcano forces evacuations, Vanuatu

Ruptured ground around Ambrym volcano forces evacuations, Vanuatu

Earthquakes triggered by volcanic activity at Ambrym, Vanuatu ruptured the ground and damaged entire villages over the past month, forcing the evacuation of 700 people living on the island. According to media reports, people from the villages of Paamal, Ulei, Sameou…

Extreme cold warnings cover almost all of Ontario and Quebec, Canada

Extreme cold warnings cover almost all of Ontario and Quebec, Canada

A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is forcing authorities to keep extreme cold warnings active over almost entire Ontario and Quebec, Canada. Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such…

Fire erupting from cracks in the ground, Andhra Pradesh, India

Fire erupting from cracks in the ground, Andhra Pradesh, India

Panic is spreading among people in Marrikunta Thanda of Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh after flames started erupting from newly formed earth cracks on October 13, 2018. Cracks in the ground were seen up to a depth of about 200 m (656 feet), a local news portal…

Large earth cracks rip football pitch in half after mine collapse, Ireland

Large earth cracks rip football pitch in half after mine collapse, Ireland

A part of an old mine collapsed in Ireland's Monaghan County on September 24, 2018, creating huge cracks in the ground and ripping a football pitch in a half. A local school was evacuated and some playing fields at a nearby GAA club subsided an exclusion zone…