NICHOLS HILLS, Okla. (AP) – A small earthquake has been reported in an upscale suburb of Oklahoma City.
Stunning video shows hail the size of baseballs cutting a swath through North Texas causing hundreds of millions of dollars worth of damage. The weather system which hit on Wednesday smashed everything from car windscreens to roofing and is likely to top the $400 million in losses from a more »
ANKARA, Turkey – A moderate earthquake shook southeastern Turkey on Thursday, damaging a mosque’s minarets and injuring a handful of people who jumped off buildings in panic, authorities said. The Kandilli Observatory seismology center said a magnitude 5.5 quake struck at a depth of 5.4 kilometers (3.3 miles) on Thursday morning at 8:52 p.m. ( 0552GMT) The epicenter of the quake was in the village of Pinaronu in Sirnak province, close to the borders of Syria and Iraq
Indonesia implicated as location of biggest eruption in last seven millennia Web edition : 5:50 pm SELFOSS, Iceland — One of the biggest mysteries in volcanology may finally have a solution. An eruption long thought to have gone off in the year 1258, spreading cooling sulfur particles around the globe, happened the year before in Indonesia, scientists report. Until now, researchers have known a big volcano went off somewhere in the world around that time, but they didn’t know exactly where or when
More than 110,000 homes and businesses are without power today after a storm delivering destructive 86mph winds ripped through Perth and the South-West yesterday. The savage storm caused widespread destruction to the Western Power network across the South West as wind gusts reaching 86 mph – the same as a more »
Fast-spreading wildfires have caused evacuations in Colorado and New Mexico on Saturday. In northern Colorado, between 2,000 and 3,000 acres have been scorched by flames while 10,000 acres in New Mexico are ablaze. Hundreds of emergency personnel are responding to both crises. 'This the fire we always feared we'd more »
Record amounts of rain dropped on the central Gulf coast on Saturday, causing what could be millions of dollars in flood damage in the Pensacola area alone with more rain on the way. The storm battered parts of Alabama and Florida with authorities in Pensacola, Florida, declaring a state of more »
A tourist traveling on a catamaran in Argentina caught rare footage of the Upsala glacier flipping over. The huge iceberg lost a part of itself and then flipped over with a huge roar according to tourist who witnessed the event from a catamaran and recorded it on camcorder. In more »
These amazing pictures show the devastation caused by massive hail storms which have swept through Colorado and Wyoming this week. Destructive hailstones coated the ground so thickly that the landscape appeared to be covered in snow. Stunned residents took to Facebook and Twitter to share their photos of the more »
The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded a small earthquake near Diamond City in northwestern Arkansas. The Survey reports the 2.3 preliminary magnitude quake was recorded just before 9 p.m. Thursday five miles northeast of Diamond City. No injuries were reported — geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3 more »
A 4 magnitude earthquake was recorded Wednesday morning about 30 miles outside of Mayo off the Western coast of Ireland. Local people reported feeling slight tremors as well as light structural damage. This is the first earthquake in the area since recordings began in 1978. The British Geological Survey more »
A leading seismologist has said yesterday’s earthquake off the west coast of Ireland was “unexpected” and poses “very interesting questions for geologists”. The earthquake, which registered a magnitude of four on the Richter scale, was recorded as 60km west of Belmullet, Co Mayo, at a depth of 3km, at more »
The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration started tracking Wednesday a new potential cyclone—a shallow low-pressure area (SLPA) —off eastern Visayas. PAGASA forecaster Buddy Javier said that while the SLPA has a small chance of becoming a cyclone at this time, it may gather strength as it is more »
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