Sunday, November 17, 2019

Natural Disaster

Dozens killed and injured in lightning strikes in Poland

Several people were killed and 12 others injured after a lightning bolt hit a cross-shaped steel tower at the top of the Tatra mountains in southern Poland Thursday. “Dozens of people have been hit by lightning strikes around Mount Giewont. "There...

6.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Vanuatu island

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake shook the northern part of Vanuatu Island in the South Pacific Tuesday. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake struck at a depth of 17 kilometers, 475 kilometers north of Santo Island. To date, no...

Cyclone Krosa alert: Japan advises 300,000 citizens to evacuate their homes in Shikoku island

Cyclone Krosa alert: Japanese authorities on Wednesday advised more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes, while some airlines have canceled hundreds of flights ahead of tropical storm arrivals on the island tomorrow. According to the Japanese Meteorological Agency, the...

Typhoon Lekima: 13 dead, 16 missing in eastern China

13 people have been killed while 16 others missing in a landslide that was triggered by Typhoon Lekima in eastern China, the country's official TV station said Saturday. According to CCTV said the disaster also resulted in hundreds of inbound...

6.5 magnitude earthquake hits southwest of Turkey

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake shakes the city of Denizli in southwestern Turkey, the country's epicenter said Thursday. So far no deaths or property damage have been reported. The Turkish observer center said the earthquake occurred about 10 kilometers underground. Meanwhile, the US...

Mount Asama near Tokyo erupted again

Mount Asama near Tokyo, which reportedly erupted for the first time in four years, emits smoke and dust as high as two kilometers into the air. It also triggered a warning to the public not to approach the mountain. Mount Asama...

Japan: 57 have been killed in heatwave since late July

57 people have been killed in a heatwave in Japan since July 29, the government said Tuesday with more than three times the number of victims taken to hospital. The number received treatment increased from 5,664 the previous week to...

6.2 magnitude earthquake hits Japan

A 6.2 magnitude quake struck offshore Japan's northeast on Sunday, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The agency said the 6.2 magnitude quake struck at 7.23 pm local time off the coast of Fukushima province...

Philippines: 31 killed after three ferries capsized

A Philippine Coast Guard official said on Sunday that 31 people had died after three ferries caps were turned over due to bad weather. The ferries were carrying 96 people in total, both passengers and crew, when bad weather caused...

Tsunami alert: Four dead, several injured after magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits Indonesian island

Tsunami alert released after Four people were killed and several others were injured in a powerful subterranean earthquake shook people on Java island, a national disaster agency said Saturday. The 6.9-magnitude earthquake on Friday, forced residents to flee to higher...

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Two lawmakers of the British House of Commons arrested on stealing furniture

Security forces responsible for protecting the House of Commons have arrested two lawmakers trying to steal valuable furniture from...

French police arrests 100 yellow vest protesters

French police on Saturday arrested 100 people in Paris during protests by the "Yellow vest" movement to mark the first anniversary of the start...

Putin: S-400 supply to India is on schedule

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said that the process of supplying S-400 systems to India was under way, pointing out that Indian Prime...

America’s largest dairy company filed for bankruptcy

With the consumption of dairy substitutes, cattle dairy companies have begun to face real financial difficulties, the latest being the largest dairy producer in...

Trump’s removal measures: US Poll reveals support for 50 percent of Americans to the House of Representatives

The Politico Foundation released the results of a US Poll in conjunction with Trump's impeachment measures, revealing that 81% of voters surveyed said there...