Wednesday, 30 July 2014

9/11 - 2,500 Ground Zero workers have cancer

More than 2,500 Ground Zero rescuers and responders have come down with cancer, and a growing number are seeking compensation for their illnesses, The Post has learned. The grim toll has skyrocketed from the 1,140 cancer cases reported last year. In its latest tally, the World Trade Center Health Program at Mount Sinai Hospital counts 1,655 responders with cancer among the 37,000 cops, hard hats, sanitation workers, other city employees and volunteers it monitors, officials told The Post. The tragic sum rises to 2,518

Unusual geological event in Russia, two more holes discovered in Siberia

A second hole has been discovered in Siberia's Yamal peninsula, matching a crater that mysteriously appeared there several weeks ago, leading to rampant speculation about the cause of the unusual geological event. The second hole is located about 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) away from the first, and was discovered by reindeer herders, according to Salon.

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Tornado in USA on Tuesday, 29 July, 2014 Denver

The 24/7 Weather team said at least two tornadoes touched down in the Denver metro area Monday causing only minor damage. The worst of the damage found so far occurred at a diesel repair shop at 51st and Havana streets in Denver. A shop door was ripped off by the twister and some of the shop lights were damaged. At Dick's Sporting Goods Park near

River in China mysteriously turns blood-red overnight

July 2014 – CHINA – Baffled locals who used to boast that they had one of the healthiest rivers in China because there were no factories along its banks were baffled when within the space of an hour the river turned a deep, dark red. Clear plastic bottles dipped into the water at Xinmeizhou village in Cangnan County in eastern China’s Zhejiang province quickly filled

Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

July 2014 – AFRICA – A second American aid worker stationed at a Liberian hospital tested positive for the Ebola virus on Sunday, a week after an infected man brought the disease by plane to Nigeria. Nancy Writebol, a worker with allied aid group Serving in Mission (SIM), is in stable and serious condition, according to an official at Samaritan’s Purse. She is the second American infected

Very Strong earthquake in the Veracruz region, Mexico

EMSC Veracruz, Mexico Jul 29 10:46 M 6.3 89 A 74 
year old woman, Evangelina Soto de Ruiz, living in Oaxaca, has unfortunately passed away by a hearth attack due to the earthquake. Oaxaca is also reporting damage, but luckily only slight damage so far.

Monday, 28 July 2014

England, torrential rain and flash flooding cause travel chaos

Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding have caused major travel problems across east and south-east England.
There have been problems on the roads in Sussex, Essex and London.
London Fire Brigade said it was helping people trapped in their cars across parts of the capital.

Florida: heavy Hailstorm hits Clay County

Hail the size of golf balls has left one car-owner in need of a new back window in Clay County. "I was just surprised and shocked because my car was damaged, " Jenni Roberts, of Big Creek, says. A hail storm rolled through the Big Creek community of Clay County on Sunday. "(It was) like a white out.

Friday, 25 July 2014

Typhoon Rammasun kills more than 100 in China and Philippines

July 2014 – CHINA – The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in four decades has killed at least 16 people in the region after leaving scores dead in the Philippines. Strong winds and rain from Super Typhoon Rammasun hit dozens of southern coastal cities in the provinces of Guangdong and Hainan and the region of Guangxi, affecting more than 3 million people, the Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported Saturday. The powerful storm made landfall on the

Earthquakes are increasing in the UK: highest level in a decade

July 2014 – UNITED KINGDOM – New figures show the number of earthquakes recorded in the UK is increasing. The highest level of detections in the last decade is set to be registered for 2014, with 100 earthquakes already recorded in the first three months of the year and 149 in total up until July. This compares to 154 throughout 2013, 64 in 2006 and 111 reported in 2005, 2007 and 2011 – one small tremor, which centered on Jersey and Guernsey in

Earthquakes are rising in Oklahoma: 2,300 tremors reported since January

July 2014 – OKLAHOMA - Earthquakes used to be rare in Oklahoma, a handful per year or so. Not anymore. So far this year, the state has experienced some 2,300 earthquakes, according to the Oklahoma Geological Survey, an average of more than 11 per day. Accordingly, the number of Oklahomans with earthquake insurance has jumped a startling 500 percent in less than three years, reports

Apocalyptic scenes in China: huge landslide occurred on a road in the county of Sichuan province in Maoxian

Apocalyptic scenes in China: huge landslide occurred on a road in the county of Sichuan province in Maoxian

Ukraine, Lugansk, July 18, 2014 (photos of the massacre of civilians)

Continue in Ukraine with the silence of the Western media the massacres of unarmed civilians The pictures of the victims of criminals in Kiev. Ukraine, Lugansk, July 18, 2014. Did not need words to understand what methods against those who act with the Nazis in Ukraine. Nicolai Lilin

Abnormalities in Japanese monkeys linked to Fukushima nuclear disaster

Monkeys living in the wild in the Fukushima region have tested positive for blood abnormalities linked to radioactive fallout from the 2011 nuclear power plant disaster, according to a new report.
The wild monkeys, Japanese macaques popularly known around the world for their habit of bathing in the country’s hot springs, have demonstrated blood abnormalities that could leave them vulnerable to infectious diseases, reported the Guardian.

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Japan Doctor: “Tokyo should no longer be inhabited”

Japan Doctor: “Tokyo should no longer be inhabited” — Everyone here is a victim of Fukushima — People truly suffering — Bleeding under skin, urinary hemorrhaging — Children’s blood tests started changing last year — Time running short… up to physicians to save our citizens and future generations Dr. Shigeru Mita’s essay published in the newsletter of Association of Doctors

BREAKING NEWS - Air Algerie AH5017 crashes in Niger with 110 passengers and 6 crew

 Pic. from web
An Air Algerie flight carrying 110 passengers and six crew members disappeared from radar early on Thursday morning between Burkina Faso and Algeria. CCTV and Algerian Ennahar TV report it went down in Niger. "Air navigation services have lost contact with an Air Algerie plane Thursday flying from Ouagadougou to Algiers, 50 minutes after take-off,"

Astronaut photographs Gaza offensive from space

A German astronaut managed to capture the Gaza war zone from space while aboard the International Space Station. He called it his “saddest photo yet.” Alexander Gerst, a German flight engineer, geophysicist and volcanologist, spread the news with a short tweet on Wednesday, as the ISS was on a flyby over Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory. The image went viral. 

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Deadly Mers virus could be transmitted through the air

Fragments of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been found in the air, suggesting it has the potential to be transmitted this way. The air samples were taken from a barn housing camels afflicted with the disease, a team of virologists from Saudi Arabia -- where the virus first surfaced in 2012 -- explain in a paper published in mBio. Camels are thought to be the animal reservoir of the virus, but little is know about how it is transmitted to humans.

TransAsia plane crash lands in Taiwan, dozens reported killed

At least 40 people have been killed, after a TransAsia plane made an emergency landing in Taiwan’s Penghu county, the Xinhua News ‏agency reports. A Taiwanese news agency reports that more than 50 people have been killed in the crash. According to the commercial aircraft news portal AirLiveNet, the aircraft was an ATR-72 belonging to TransAsia airline. It added that the ATR-72 was en-route from Kaohsiung to the Penghu Islands when it made an emergency landing in Taiwan. Seven more people were reportedly injured in the crash, AP cites the Taiwanese news agency as saying.

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Typhoon Matmo wallops Taiwan - First typhoon to make landfall in Taiwan this year

Typhoon warnings have been issued for most of Taiwan as Typhoon Matmo (Philippines name: Henry) bears down on the island. Matmo is the third typhoon to threaten the western Pacific Basin in less than three weeks.

Monday, 21 July 2014

New earthquake map reveals risks rising for much of the U.S.

July 2014 – CALIFORNIA – The U.S. Geological Survey released a new earthquake hazard map July 17, revealing increased seismic risks for many regions. Updated for the first time since 2008, the new map incorporates research from the surprising 2011 earthquake in Virginia. With a 5.8 magnitude, it was one of the largest earthquakes to hit the East Coast and helped scientists gauge the possibility of larger events in that area.

DIsaster: two trains collided in southeastern Wisconsin

Two trains collided in southeastern Wisconsin on Sunday night, causing 5,000 gallons of diesel to spill, a fire official said. Three engines and 10 rail cars derailed at a point where the tracks crossed, Slinger Fire Department Chief Rick Hanke said.

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Massive sinkhole opened in Florida

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office says several homes have been evacuated after a massive sinkhole appeared on Saturday, according to FLORIDA TODAY news partner WTSP-TV in Tampa. The sinkhole is near the roadway at the intersection of Eldridge Road and Van Allen Way in Spring Hill. It was initially measured at 25 by 25 feet wide and 30 feet deep,

Climate study predicts a watery future for New York, Boston and Miami

Climate study predicts a watery future for New York, Boston and Miami Study shows that 1,700 places in the United States are at greater risk of rising sea levels than previously thought Share 3006 77 inShare91 Email Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent, Tuesday 30 July 2013 01.17 BST US sea levels rising : Florida Coast Line At Greatest Risk Of Rising Sea Level For nearly 80 US cities,

Friday, 18 July 2014

Flooding, heavy rainfall distress over 1 million people in China

Street lamps are seen among floodwaters next to partially submerged buildings by an over flowing river at the ancient town as heavy rainfall hits Fenghuang county, Hunan province July 15, 2014.Hundreds of thousands have been forced to evacuate with over 1 million people in total affected in China as heavy rainstorms batter Hunan and Guizhou provinces, with reports of several deaths and mass destruction.

Super typhoon Rammasun slams China, Vietnam - risk of damaging winds, flooding, mudslides, coastal storm surge

After moving over extreme northern Hainan China Friday afternoon, local time, the eye of Super Typhoon Rammasun will crash into the Leizhou Peninsula early Friday evening.

Yellowstone: supervolcano eruption would last for ‘many months,’ possibly even ‘years’

July 2014 – YELLOWSTONE - An eruption of the Yellowstone National Park supervolcano could last for over a year. The park sits on top of the world’s largest active volcano, which erupted around 640,000 years ago and sent ash across most of North America. The two other recorded eruptions are 1.3 million and 2.1 million years ago. While discussing the effects of an eruption, supervolcano scientist Bob Smith told NBC that an eruption could last for a long time.

Mount Fuji ‘at risk of eruption’ after 2011 earthquake

July 2014 – JAPAN - The earthquake that sparked a devastating tsunami that killed thousands in Japan in 2011 has caused pressure to build under active volcano Mount Fuji. While Japan’s highest mountain has not erupted since 1707, scientists say the build-up of pressure caused by the magnitude-9 Tohoku-Oki earthquake has left Mount Fuji in a “critical state.” The research was carried out by scientists

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Giant Crater Forms In Siberia, And Nobody Can Explain Why

The striking puncture in the earth is believed to be up to 80 metres wide but its depth is not estimated yet. A scientific team has been sent to investigate the hole and is due to arrive at the scene on Wednesday.

The cause of its sudden appearance in Yamal - its name means the 'end of the world' in the far north of Siberia - is not yet known, though one scientific claim is that global warming may be to blame.

Israeli naval ship bombs Palestinian children on Gaza beach, killing four

A child cries, suffering from shock after the attackFour children were killed in Gaza City on Wednesday, medics said, in Israeli shelling witnessed by The Telegraph and other foreign journalists.
The four were among a group on the beach when the attack took place, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said, with some of the surviving injured children taking refuge at a nearby hotel where journalists were staying.

Russia - Vehicle Accident - Between Park Pobedy and Slavyansky Bulvar stations

Three people have been killed and over 80 injured as several subway cars derailed on the Moscow Metro on the Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya dark blue Metro line on Tuesday morning. Three deaths have been confirmed by the head of Moscow's healthcare agency, Georgy Golukhov. "Up to this moment, 80 people injured in the Moscow Metro accident have asked for medical help," Golukhov told RIA Novosti. "We know of three fatalities."
Russia has declared a "day of mourning" as death toll from an underground train derailment in Moscow rises to 21. "Wednesday will be a day of mourning in Moscow, given the scope of the tragedy," Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Tuesday. According to the Russian Emergencies Ministry, the accident occurred as a train going from the city center halted abruptly between the Park Pobedy and Slavyansky Bulvar stations early on Tuesday morning. The incident derailed three train cars. The ministry also believes that the accident was a result of a sudden sharp decline in the voltage, but Moscow's electricity company denies any fall in the rails voltage. The Russian Health Ministry announced that around 129 people were injured, 49 of whom are in critical condition. The cause of the accident is still under investigation by Russian authorities. The incident remains one of the most serious accidents to hit Moscow's metro system in recent years.

Extreme Weather - State of North Carolina - Charlotte region

Strong storms barreled through the Charlotte area Tuesday evening, flooding streets and neighborhoods. The torrential rainfall brought about five inches of rain in about two-and-a-half hours in some areas. Matthews was one of the hardest hit areas by the flood damage and one couple was forced to stay with friends after water rushed into their home. Some Matthews residents said all they could do was watch and wait as flood waters swept through streets and homes along Winter Wood Drive and Gum Wood Road where people were walking in knee-deep water. Channel 9 found streets flooded, cars wrecked on the side of the road, and people walking in knee-deep water. There was also flooding along Stallings Road that caused emergency crews to shut down the road temporarily. Chopper 9 flew over a scene where water was over the steps of a home on South Trade St. near McDowell St. in Matthews. Duke Energy indicated 2,400 people were without power Tuesday night.

Friday, 11 July 2014

Hot spot: Yellowstone road melts, closing sites

share CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The ever-changing geology of Yellowstone National Park has melted an asphalt road, blocking access to several popular geysers and other thermal features at the height of tourist season. Park officials said Thursday they're evaluating how to address the problem.

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Japan,nuclear alert for the arrival of super typhoon Neoguri

red alert in Japan for the arrival of super typhoon named Neoguri . More of 500 000 people living in the vicinity' of nuclear power plants have been evacuated.Hundreds of flights canceled , the storm was located 100 miles south of Tokyo on Monday 'with winds that were blowing at 155 mph. High alert forecast for the island of Okinawa and the City of Kyushu where are they located two nuclear power plants .50.000 people were left without electricity to  Okinawa , strong winds and gusts Rain wreaking havoc on the coast.

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Brazil: collapses overpass,people may be trapped under the debris

LATEST: At least two killed, 19 injured as overpass collapses in ‪#‎Brazil‬ World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte. People may be trapped under the debris.

USA: alarm throughout the est coast,storm Arthur becomes a hurricane

NEW YORK 3 - July Tropical Storm Arthur, born in the Atlantic, and 'turned into a category one hurricane, and now threatens the entire east coast of the United States. Go north at a rate 'of nearly 130 miles an hour and, after passing the Georgia and South Carolina, and' now headed for North Carolina. But if its power were to grow in the coming hours could also arrive on New York City and the state of New Jersey, ruining the July 4th holiday for millions of Americans. terrarealtime