Red alert for tropical cyclone KOPPU

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Oct 232015
 
Red alert for tropical cyclone KOPPU

Tropical Cyclone KOPPU-15 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability. Updated: this report is based on advisory number 33.

Hurricane Odile Makes Landfall Near Cabo San Lucas

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Sep 152014
 
Hurricane Odile Makes Landfall Near Cabo San Lucas

Hurricane Odile is expected to weaken to a tropical storm now that it has reached land. At 5:00 PDT today the center of Odile was located 30 miles WNW of Loreto Mexico. The storm is moving NNW at approximately 12 MPH and is expected to turn towards the north.  The more »

Edouard Strengthens to Category 1 Hurricane

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Sep 142014
 
Edouard Strengthens to Category 1 Hurricane

Edouard strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane this morning.  Edouard is the fourth hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricane Edouard has maximum sustained winds of 80 MPH.  Edouard is located 915 miles ENE of the northern Leeward Islands and is moving NW at 16 MPH. There are no coastal watches more »

Odile Strengthens to Category 4 Hurricane

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Sep 142014
 
Odile Strengthens to Category 4 Hurricane

Hurricane Odile rapidly strengthened to a Category 4 hurricane this morning with maximum sustained winds of 135 MPH. Odile is expected to reach landfall near the southern tip of Baja California Sur is later tonight or on Monday morning. Hurricane Odile is moving NNW at 15 MPH.  Hurricane force winds extend outward more »

50% Chance Tropical Cyclone Formation in Eastern Pacific

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May 062014
 

It's a bit early, but the National Hurricane Center is watching a large disturbance associated with a broad area of low pressure over the eastern North Pacific Ocean, located several hundred miles south of Manzanillo, Mexico. The system is expected to move north and then northeast toward the southwest coast of Mexico more »

Over 1,000 Dead From Deadly Typhoon

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Nov 092013
 

Preliminary reports of death from one of the strongest typhoons to ever make landfall in the Philippine area of Responsibility (PAR) have topped 1,000.  The Philippine Red Cross reported the majority of the deaths occurred in the coastal city of Tacloban and at least 200 were killed in the Samar more »

Hurricane Ingrid soaks Mexico

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Sep 142013
 
Hurricane Ingrid soaks Mexico

Tropical storm Ingrid strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane off Mexico’s Gulf Coast Saturday, becoming the second hurricane of the Atlantic season as it dumped heavy rain across eastern Mexico.

Tropical Storm Manuel Stationary In the Pacific

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Sep 142013
 
Tropical Storm Manuel Stationary In the Pacific

Tropical Storm Manuel prompted Mexico’s government to issue tropical storm warnings for the Pacific coast from Acapulco to Punta San Telmo.

Tropical Storm Ingrid Pelts Mexico With Rain

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Sep 142013
 

Mexico rushes to evacuate communities along the Gulf coast before Tropical Storm Ingrid strikes landfall.

Colorado Calls for Thousands More Evacuations as Creeks Rise to Dangerous Levels

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Sep 132013
 

With rain still falling and the flood threat still real, authorities called on thousands more people in Boulder, Colorado to evacuate as a nearby creeks rose to dangerous levels. The late-night reports from Boulder and the village of Eldorado Springs came as rescuers struggled to reach dozens of people cut more »

Timpson, Texas rattled by 3rd earthquake this week

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Sep 062013
 
Timpson, Texas rattled by 3rd earthquake this week

The U.S. Geological Survey confirms a third earthquake hit Timpson, Texas Friday morning. The 2.4 magnitude earthquake hit the west side of Timpson at 3 a.m. Two other earthquakes shook the town earlier this week. Monday's 4.1 magnitude earthquake originated about two miles northwest of Timpson, Texas at 4:52 p.m. more »

Over 50,000 Russians Evacuated due to Floods

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Sep 042013
 

More than 36,000 people were evacuated Russia as floodwaters rose to over eight meters in some of areas. Over the past few weeks Russians have been battling record floods after heavy rains pounding the region on the border with China swelled local rivers and wreaked havoc in the countryside and more »

Earthquake Kills 4 in China

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Aug 312013
 
Earthquake Kills 4 in China

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake killed at least four people when it struck a mountainous region in southwestern China Saturday morning.

No Atlantic Hurricane by August For First Time in 11 Years

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Aug 312013
 
No Atlantic Hurricane by August For First Time in 11 Years

  It's the last day of August and the month will end with no Atlantic hurricanes for the first time since 2002, calling into question earlier predictions of a more active storm season than normal. Six tropical systems have formed in the Atlantic since the season began June 1 and more »

7.0 Earthquake Recorded in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands

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Aug 302013
 
7.0 Earthquake Recorded in Alaska's Aleutian Islands

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake was reported Friday morning in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake happened about 8:25 a.m. Alaska time, and it was centered about 55 miles southeast of Adak, Alaska. The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says in a statement that the quake was felt more »

Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake Rattles Mexican Capital

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Aug 172013
 
Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake Rattles Mexican Capital

MEXICO CITY — A moderate earthquake shook Mexico’s capital Friday but caused no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake in the Pacific Coast state of Guerrero had a preliminary magnitude of 5.4