Strongest hailstorm in 30 years ravages Yunnan, China

Heavy hail shattered vehicles and rooftops Tuesday morning in Jinping County southwest China's Yunnan Province. This was the strongest hail in 30 years for Jinping County causing severe losses to locals.

Rare snow covers the Sahara Desert in Algeria – Second year in a row after 40 years of absence

An extreme heatwave is melting roads in Australia. Bomb cyclone Grayson brings record low temperatures to Northeast US and Canada. Now, snow is covering sand dunes in the Sahara Desert at Ain Sefra, Algeria...

Volcan de Fuego erupts at night in Guatemala

This is another volcano to add to our already long list of volcanic eruptions in February 2016. The stratovolcano Volcan de Fuego ('Volcano of Fire') spew lava and ashes on February 9, 2016. Here the list...

The California drought kills millions of trees in national forests

Four years of California drought have had a severe effect on the national forests. At least 12 million trees have died and will continue to die in California due to drought and bark beetle invasion!   The LA...

The Cascadia subduction zone could cause the worst natural disaster in the history of North America

The Cascadia subduction zone off the coast of Northwest California, Oregon, Washington State, and Vancouver Island BC could cause the worst natural disaster in the history of North America. The Pacific Northwest Earthquake could reach up to...

Rare nautilus seen for the first time in 30 years – Crusty Nautilus has not gone extinct.

Crusty Nautilus has not gone extinct. Last month, marine biologists found a specimen of Allonautilus scrobiculatus off the coast of Ndrova Island in Papua New Guinea. And that the first specimen in 30 years.   The images...

Violent Debris Flash Flood Near Bryce Canyon in Utah

A large, violent debris flash flood that gutted a creek basin in southern Utah Thursday afternoon (south of Bryce Canyon National Park, about eight miles north of Lake Powell). Enjoy this great video featuring...

Video compilation of ice tsunamis around the world

This video compilation of ice tsunami around the world is amazing. Enjoy! An ice shove is a surge of ice from an ocean or large lake onto the shore. Such shoreline ice pileups are caused...

Enhanced volcanic activity at Fuego (Guatemala), Popocatepetl (Mexico), Ambae (Vanuatu) – earthquakes reported at Redoubt (Alaska) and Fournaise (Reunion) volcanoes

The volcanic unrest continues around the world. Enhanced volcanic activity at Fuego (Guatemala), Popocatepetl (Mexico), Ambae (Vanuatu) on November 4-5, 2017.   The 11th eruptive phase of the year has begun at Fuego volcano in Guatemala with...

California Drought Exposes Ghost Gold Rush Town Mormon Island in Folsom Lake

Extreme drought in California have baffling consequences. Ghost gold rush town Mormon Island emerges from dried Folsom Lake! WOW! Record Driest Year in California! Since 1955, a town known as Mormon Island is submerged under the...

Series of 4 strong earthquakes hit Ecuador on April 22, 2016 again

Ecuador was hit by a series of 4 strong earthquakes on April 22, 2016. Half of the yearly tremors recorded in Ecuador hit during last month. The earth has not stopped shaken since the last the deadly M7.8...

Volcanic Unrest Upstick: Kick ’em Jenny Becomes Restless in Grenada, Strong Eruption at Sheveluch (Russia), Gas Pulse Ejected from San Miguel (El Salvador)

The worldwide volcanic unrest is picking up around the world with new volcanoes erupting daily around the world. Warnings have been issued as the only submarine volcano located between Grenada and the Grenadine island of...

Monster winter storm Diego dumps snow and ice across the Southeast – 400,000 people without power

Wide swaths of the Carolinas and parts of Georgia woke up to power outages Sunday morning as Winter Storm Diego continued to dump snow and ice across the Southeast. Winter Storm Diego...

Geological Oddity: 100,000 Years Ago The Sahara Was Awash With Mighty Rivers

The world's most famous desert wasn't always quite so dry as it is now. 100,000 years ago, the Sahara was awash with rivers that might well have led humanity's ancestors to the Mediterranean. Thanks to...

Giant shadows of Mount Rainier at sunset

All objects cast shadows and so do mountains like Mount Rainier. And this particular volcanic peak displays a peculiar behavior: It cast shadows not on the ground, but up in the clouds. Mount Rainier is a...

Earth wide open: Giant crack opens up in Diamante, Argentina

There is a giant crack growing in Diamante in Entre Ríos, Argentina, which may finally swallow the entire town. Many have already evacuated their homes fearing a total collapse. Here some pretty impressive images...

Meanwhile in Turkey machines try to clear up the snow

Meanwhile in Turkey... Huge quantities of snow have accumulated. And clearing up the snow on the roads in the mountainous areas of Turkey is pretty fastidious :-). This is insane and reminds me of these walls of...

Like bullets falling from the sky: Apocalyptical hailstorms hit Mexico and Turkey

Look at that! Just look at that! These hailstorms are apocalyptical! A few days after the furious storms and tornado that closed down customs in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, this fierce hailstorm hit the North Territory of Baja...

Six-storey building collapses due to deadly floods in Nairobi, Kenya

A six-storey building has collapsed following heavy floods in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi on April 29, 2016. According to local news networks, 130 people have been rescued from the rubble so far; at least 10 confirmed dead. But...

Latest animal mass die-offs for July 2015 – Will they ever stop?

Animal mass die-offs aren't declining beginning of this month! Most of them again occurred in water. We are actually polluting and killing what we drink and eat! July 3 2015, Vietnam – Massive shrimp kill in...

Tornado sirens in downtown Chicago are totally creepy

These tornado sirens in downtown Chicago rang out during a storm in 2010. And this warning sound is just totally creepy. Here some other recordings of sirens around the world. Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Massive 8.3 Magnitude Quake strikes Solomon Islands – April 12 2014

After floodings at the beginning of the month, the Solomon Islands have just been struck by a massive M8.3 quake about 102km SSE of Kirakira on 2014-04-12 at 20:14:37 UTC, as reported by USGS. This quake...

Incredible But True: Iceland Earthquake Swarm (Grimsey area): 484 Earthquakes In Less Than 48 Hours

Incredible but true: Earthquake swarm at Tjörnes Fraction Zone (TFZ), Iceland. How will this earthquake swarm affect other faults in the area and will it trigger other earthquake swarms in nearby faults? The area...

Kilauea volcano is literally erupting green GEMS called olivine into the air

Since Hawaii’s Kilauea began erupting on May 3, the list of threats has seemed endless with lava tides, volcanic smog, lava haze, lava fountains, shards of glass in the wind, ash clouds, and a...

Five misconceptions about the Yellowstone volcano – Let’s clarify things!

People are afraid of a Yellowstone eruption and thus sometimes spread misinformations even when they think they know the facts. With that in mind, here are a few of the common misconceptions regarding the Yellowstone...

Terrifying shelf cloud engulfs Sydney in pictures and videos – Get prepared for apocalyptical storms

This terrifying shelf cloud rolled over Bondi Beach in Sydney on November 6, 2015. After storms and tornados battered the neighboring state of Victoria, now rough weather has moved to Australia’s biggest city, Sydney. A storm...

Flesh-Eating Bacteria in Florida Waters – Deadly Plague?

Warning! There are flesh-eating bacteria in Florida waters! Beachgoers be carefull! They are dangerous! A middle-aged person with chronic health problems died from it last Tuesday in Sarasota County. A bacteria called vibrio vulnificus has now invaded waters...

Daytime tornado and supercell hit Macomb, Illinois – Hail warning and structural damages

A daytime tornado and an angry supercell have been filmed and photographed near Macomb, Illinois on March 15, 2016. Structural damages, golf ball-sized hail and flying debris, but no reports of injuries have been reported. Here a...

First time in over 100 years that no hurricanes engulf the Western Atlantic

This year no hurricanes have been yet recorded in the Western Atlantic. And that has never been seen since 1914. According to scientists, two factors working against hurricane development, wind shear and dry air. And these have been quite...

Magical and Eerie Pictures: Long Exposure Photographs of Fireflies in the Forests of Nagoya City Japan

These are neither orbs nor fairies flying between trees! No, these are eerie long exposure photographs of fireflies in a forest near Nagoya City, Japan. By keeping the camera’s shutter open at a low aperture Cyan captures every bioluminescent flash...

Extreme snowfall in Austria, Germany, Italy and Slovenia Alps in SUMMER

We are in August and people across the EU should still be enjoying summer's sweltering temperatures. But no, a cold front moving across central Europe brought heavy snow - up to 40cm overnight -...

New island appears off the coast of North Carolina but tourists are warned to stay away

A new island has appeared off the coast in the US, near North Carolina’s Cape Point, attracting adventurous tourists and photographers. However, the mile-long sand bank, dubbed Shelly Island by locals, is dangerous and officials...

This sinkhole is so enormous that it swallowed a 4-lane-highway in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

At the end I will really believe that Mexico equals giant cracks and terrifying sinkholes! Well in this case, a giant sinkhole has opened up under the Federal Riviera Maya - International Airport of Cancun...

Mysterious sea creature with no eyes and two huge lumps washes ashore at Leo Carrillo Beach in Malibu, California

A mysterious sea creature with no eyes and two huge lumps jutting out of its body washed ashore at Leo Carrillo Beach in Malibu, California. The slimy monster weighs around 3.2 kilograms (7 lbs) and...

A very strong M8.0 earthquake hits Peru – Tremors felt in Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and Ecuador – Buildings damaged and people running out of their homes in fear

A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 71 miles struck at 12:41 a.m. PDT, 50...

Hidden fault could trigger cataclysmic M8.2 to M9.0 megaquake killing millions in Bangladesh, India and Myanmar

A hidden fault lying beneath Bangladesh, Myanmar and eastern India could release a massive magnitude 8.2 to 9.0 earthquake. The newly discovered subduction zone - buried under miles of river sediment - could killed millions...

Strong dust storm, severe thunderstorms and large hail engulf Iowa

An apocalyptical dust storm, heavy thunderstorms and large hail swept across Iowa, damaging homes and cars. Mother nature? Not anymore... Methodic energy induced storms with tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings for a large part of...

Strong eruptions at Sheveluch (Russia) and Sinabung (Indonesia) volcanoes

The Earth is rumbling again. Strong eruptions occurred on February 24, 2016 at Sheveluch (Russia) and Sinabung (Indonesia) volcanoes sending ash plumes several thousand meters in the sky! Explosive-extrusive eruption of the Sheveluch volcano continues. The Sheveluch volcano,...

Two more volcanoes erupt overnight: White Island in New Zealand and Shiveluch in Russia

The volcanic unrest keeps on going around the world. Two new volcanoes have erupted overnight on April 28, 2016: White Island in New Zealand and Shiveluch in Russia. We are currently entering a phase of increased volcanic...

Agate designs and landscapes are truely amazing

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Agate is a popular gemstone. This finely-grained quartz is known for its vibrant colors and patterns like mountains, rivers, and skies... Watch some amazing pictures of so-called landscape agates. There’s an incredible variety of landscape agates, appearing in...