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Florida Sinkhole Reopens and Threatens Neighborhood

Florida Sinkhole Reopens and Threatens Neighborhood

By Rachel Kolman 14 hours ago

A Florida Sinkhole more than 25 feet across and 50 feet deep opened up between two homes this weekend in the Florida residential community “The Villages.” The hole opened after heavy rainfall in the area put stress on the soil, …

Several Tornadoes Hit Northern California Several Tornadoes Hit Northern California

The National Weather Service announced the touchdown of several tornadoes in California on Wednesday. Jeff Ranieri, chief meteorologist of the NBC Bay Area, said that there were reports of six funnel clouds and four tornadoes in the region. The National …

Oso Washington Landslide Leaves 14 Dead Oso Washington Landslide Leaves 14 Dead

Fourteen people have been confirmed dead at the giant landslide that occurred last Saturday at the Darrington and Oso areas of Washington, after six more bodies have been discovered. However, the identities still need to be verified. Aside from the …

Corvette Museum Sinkhole Swallows Eight Cars Corvette Museum Sinkhole Swallows Eight Cars

Something strange is happening at a museum in Kentucky. A sinkhole formed in the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky, swallowing up eight vintage cars in the process. The cars had been on display, and due to a strange phenomenon, they …

Fukushima Radiation to Reach U.S. Coast This Year Fukushima Radiation to Reach U.S. Coast This Year

The day the tsunamis hit Japan, which would eventually cause the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, will remain etched into my brain for a long time. I was frantically woken up by my mother on March 11, 2011; she ushered me to …

Sumatra Volcano Eruption Kills 15 Sumatra Volcano Eruption Kills 15

A sudden eruption of an active volcano in the  Sumatra Islands of Indonesia has so far claimed 15 lives according to official reports. According to Jarkata Post, this is the first time volcanic eruptions of Mount Sinabung had caused fatalities. Spirals of …

Puerto Rico Earthquake Of 6.4 Magnitude Jolts Nation Puerto Rico Earthquake Of 6.4 Magnitude Jolts Nation
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A strong earthquake  struck Northern Puerto Rico early Monday about 34 miles north of Hatillo municipality and caused minor damages including some power outages and floor cracks.  No injuries have been reported so far. The earthquake is one of the largest quakes …

Midwest Tornadoes Claim At Least Six Lives Midwest Tornadoes Claim At Least Six Lives

Even though you don’t hear of tornado outbreaks as often during this time of the year, especially compared to the spring, the tornadoes a storm system produced this weekend proved late fall tornadoes are just as nasty. Several people died …

Typhoon Haiyan: Death Toll May Reach 10,000 Typhoon Haiyan: Death Toll May Reach 10,000

The estimated death toll from Typhoon Haiyan has reached staggering proportions. The super typhoon ravaged the Philippines on Friday, leaving devastation in its wake. Officials are projecting that the death toll may reach or even exceed 10,000. Leyte and Samar …

Tsunami Debris Still Headed to US, Just No Island Tsunami Debris Still Headed to US, Just No Island

UPDATE: Nicholas Mallos, Ocean Conservancy’s marine debris specialist, said this with regard to clarifications from the NOAA about the reports of a “Texas-sized” island: “Following the 2011 tsunami that hit Japan a tremendous quantity of debris washed into the Pacific …

Typhoon Yolanda Puts Philippines In Danger Typhoon Yolanda Puts Philippines In Danger
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Typhoon Yolanda, which is heading towards the Philippines, is being internationally referred to as Haiyan, and it looks like it’s going to cause a lot of damage. It has been projected that the storm will reach “super typhoon” level over …

Taiwan Typhoon Hits, Two Casualties Reported Taiwan Typhoon Hits, Two Casualties Reported

Typhoon Usagi, reportedly the most powerful typhoon of the year, has battered coastal towns in the Philippines and Taiwan. Typhoon Usagi has weakened, with winds dropping from 150 mph to about 108 mph, but is still on the move. The …

Mt. Diablo Fire in Bay Area Engulfs 800 Acres Mt. Diablo Fire in Bay Area Engulfs 800 Acres
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(image) (Credit: Andrew Zhou) On Sunday in the San Francisco Bay Area, a wildfire broke out near Mount Diablo State Park, igniting more than 800 acres of vegetation, and leading to the evacuation of 75 homes nearby. “I could just …

Sinkhole Disney World: Dozens Forced to Evacuate Sinkhole Disney World: Dozens Forced to Evacuate
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Disney World is the ultimate dream for children of all ages; with rides, shows, and mascots abounding, the place is a fantasy land where every wish becomes a reality. Unless, of course, you happen to be one of those exhausted, …