Storms worsen Mississippi river flooding

Storms worsen Mississippi river flooding

While deadly storms raged in the southern and central United States, several rivers continued to spill over their banks in late April 2011, part of ongoing spring flooding in the U.S. and Canada, according to a NASA statement. On April 28 in the afternoon, 62 river…

The tornado damage scale in images

The tornado damage scale in images

EF-0, winds of 65 to 85 mph (105 to 137 kph)Tornadoes are rated by the havoc they inflict, on a scale of 1 to 5. But to fully comprehend this scale, you have to see the aftermath.After a tornado is reported, the National Weather Service deploys storm survey teams

Thousands of dead fish wash up along New York shores

Thousands of dead fish wash up along New York shores

Residents of the Champlain Islands and the lakeshore near St. Albans have reported large numbers of dead alewives washing up on the shoreline. Crews are cleaning up the thousands of dead fish that have washed up along Lake Champlain’s New York shoreline, including a

Study links ozone hole to climate change all the way to the equator

Study links ozone hole to climate change all the way to the equator

In a study to be published in the April 21st issue of Science magazine, researchers at Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science report their findings that the ozone hole, which is located over the South Pole, has affected the entire circulation

The great US central ShakeOut drill and national level exercise to be held

The great US central ShakeOut drill and national level exercise to be held

FEMA organised two majol national level excercises around New Madrid Fault Zone. The Great US Central Shakeout Drill and National Level Exercise is about to be held these days.But first short introduction into some recent news about system of planing and organising

Devil’s Lake continues to grow

Devil’s Lake continues to grow

Devils Lake, North Dakota is a “a slow-growing monster: a huge lake that has steadily expanded over the last 20 years, swallowing up thousands of acres, hundreds of buildings and at least two towns in its rising waters.The water level of Devil’s Lake has risen about

Kamchatka: 4 volcanoes on Orange alert level

Kamchatka: 4 volcanoes on Orange alert level

Kamchatkan and Northern Kuriles Volcanic Activity KVERT released in their report number 22-11 dated April 21, 2011 at 21:50 UTC (April 22, 2011, 09:50 KST) alert level status of Kamchatka's volcanoes. The Aviation Color Codes of Kizimen, Sheveluch, Karymsky and…

Hundreds of endangered whales swarming New England coast

Hundreds of endangered whales swarming New England coast

A record number of critically endangered right whales are crowding the chilly waters off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Researchers counted more than 100, and possibly as many as 200, animals during aerial surveys on Tuesday,  a number that could represent nearly half the

Toxic caterpillars invasion in UK

Toxic caterpillars invasion in UK

The Forestry Commission has issued a caution not to touch the caterpillars of the oak processionary moth. Residents in Pangbourne and parts of west London have been warned to steer clear of a toxic caterpillar. Their hairs contain a toxin that can cause itchy skin