All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘floods’

‘No Man’s Sky’ Creators’ Offices Flooded

This year’s Spike video game awards show was a bit of a bust when it came to game announcements (actually, it was an all-around bust). Buried amongst the Telltale games and the Cranky Kong gameplay at the rebranded VGX, however, was No Man’s Sky. No Man’s Sky will be an exploration-based game where players can explore entire procedurally-generated worlds, then …

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Kevin Spacey “Tweets” Photo Standing in the Flood

Movie Star, Kevin Spacey, visited Charleston, South Carloina this weekend and “tweeted” a picture of himself standing on in the flooded waters that were making there way down Wentworth Street, in downtown Charleston. “I had a great time in Charleston, SC. Beautiful summer weather,” the 53-year-old tweeted on Sunday. It is reported that Charleston frequently floods due to it’s location …

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Lourdes Flooding Kills 1, Closes Pilgrimage Sites

Heavy rains in the southwestern French town of Lourdes have caused massive flooding, closing down a Catholic holy site and killing at least one person. According to France 24, the flooding has closed down the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes, a famous French pilgrimage site for Roman Catholics. The site is sacred to Catholics due to reported sightings of …

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Google Crisis Response Launches Resources For Jakarta Flooding

As it typically does when there’s a major natural disaster, Google’s Crisis Response team has put together a resource page for those affected by flooding in Jakarta. The page helps users track affected areas, and provides updated emergency info. “We also have a mobile page with emergency contact numbers and lists of shelters, and enhanced search results on google.co.id to …

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Google Offers Resources, Person Finder For Flood In Philippines

Flooding from a monsoon has terrorized the Philippines, and Google has set up a crisis response site with related resources. This includes a person finder, emergency contact information, maps showing shelters, donation centers and the flood extent, and news and updates related to the flooding. Google Maps .8 minutes ago New Google Crisis Response site for the Philippines features Google …

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Tornado Bludgeons San Antonio, Texas

A tornado southwest of San Antonio caused considerable damage and flooding across the region. The flooding was caused by a line of thunderstorms that shadowed the fierce cone of destruction. The natural disaster touched down late Monday about 25 miles southwest of San Antonio and moved toward the city. Most of the damage was to rural homes north of the …

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