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Massive derecho sweeps across Midwest over 1,000 miles – 49,000 without power in Nashville, Tennessee – 80mph winds – 3 people die in Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky

At least three people are dead after a derecho tore through the Midwest Friday night, downing trees and causing damage for more than 1,000 miles. A derecho, a...

Massive Landslide Forces Evacuation of Kingston and Berhampore in Wellington New Zealand – June 1 2013

A massive landslide about 40 metres wide by 100 metres long in Wellington has swept away backyards and left houses teetering on a cliff edge. Around 90 people were evacuated. The noise from the...

State of Emergency: Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and flash flooding slam the East on Halloween – Damages span 10+ states, over 700,000 without power

Severe thunderstorms disrupted Halloween plans for millions of people Thursday night as a strong cold front raced through the East, downing trees, knocking out power and leading to water rescues from flash...

Rapid increase in natural catastrophes is already hitting global supply chains

A worldwide increase in natural catastrophes is already hitting global supply chains and causing a spike in business interruption insurance claims, a senior executive with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has warned.

The 61G lava flow extending southeast of Pu’u ‘O’ō reaches the ocean for the first time in 3 years in Hawaii

Eruptive activity continues at Kilauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone. The 61G lava flow extending southeast of Pu’u ‘O’ō entered the ocean, as of 1:12 a.m. HST., for the first time in three years,...

Landslide at Great Smoky Mountains National Park destructs road – January 16 2013

As a result of heavy rain, a landslide occurred about nine miles from Cherokee, NC on January 16, 2013 and caused the closure of U.S. 441 in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. As...

Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Marcus Is Earth’s Strongest Since Hurricane Maria

Tropical Cyclone Marcus reached Category 5 intensity late Wednesday (U.S. time) northwest of Australia. It was the Earth's strongest tropical cyclone since Hurricane Maria six months ago. Tropical cyclone season in the Southern Hemisphere...

California’s Lassen Peak Volcano is sinking and volcanologists don’t know why

California's Lassen Peak is sinking at a rate of about a centimeter per year for the past three decades. But volcanologists can’t figure out why. With no explosion in over a century, it might appear that...

Six new underwater volcanoes discovered just miles from deadly Vesuvius in Italy

Six previously unknown volcanoes have been discovered just miles from Italy's deadly Vesuvius. The newly found submerged volcanoes lie just three kilometres from the Gulf of Naples. 6 previously undiscovered volcanoes have been found off of the...

Kilauea Video Update: The Small Pond Is Slowly Filling the Halemaumau Crater

While crews are restoring Highway 132 that was completely devastated by last Kilauea eruption... There is small pond of green water growing at the bottom of Halemaumau Crater......

Mini-ice age underway: Major winter storms hit countries around the world, creating snow apocalypses and chaos in the US, Canada, Mexico, Iran, Turkey, India and across Europe

Here a compilation of the most extreme winter weather events since the beginning of 2019. Snow apocalypse. Picture shows snow blocking road in Chicago in 2011. via Chicago...

Iceberg Off Miami? Large Troughs Found In The Sea Floor Off Central Florida Keys

Iceberg off Miami? Did icebergs drift off Florida coast? A new scientific study suggests that 50 meters wide and 5 meters troughs found in the sea floor off the central Florida Keys were made by drifting...

Geological Oddity: How Old is the Iconic Grand Canyon?

What is the Grand Canyon? HOW and WHEN did it form?  A new scientific study proposes that the American Southwest's iconic gorge is composed of several ancient canyons of different ages, which stitched together by erosion six...

The Tamu Massif Is The Largest Volcano in the Entire Solar System

We just keep discovering and discovering and I love that. A group of scientists say they've found an underwater volcano bigger than the size of New Mexico. Just imagine the catastrophic eruption it could suddenly...

M4.9 Earthquake Hits Mauna Kea – Is the Tallest Volcano on Earth Waking Up Soon?

A M4.9 earthquake shook Mauna Kea, the tallest volcano on earth, on Big Island, Hawaii on November 11, 2019. More than 1100 people have already reported having felt...

Lightning Strike Kills 23 Cows in Texas (Video)

A lightning bolt has killed 23 cows after it hit one and then traveled along a metal fence the others were standing next to.

Snow storm warnings in west & south Texas, across south Louisiana, south Mississippi, Alabama & Georgia

If you are REALLY wanting to see snow, you'll need to drive south. Wait, what? Yep - believe it or not, Winter Storm Warnings & Advisories are in effect from west & south Texas...

Destructive Tornado Strikes Near Milan Italy: Amazing Live Video – May 29 2013

UPDATE: A NEW TORNADO STROKE LOMBARDY ON JULY 29 2013   A tornado struck in northeastern Milan, Italy, on Wednesday, May 29 2013. You don't need a translator to understand the reactions of those who captured the...

US Earthquake Threat: The New Madrid Seismic Zone Is Not Dead Yet

Seismologists have found that, contrary to popular thought, earthquakes in the central U.S. are not slowly tapering off — instead the threat appears to be building. A new research study, published today in Science by USGS seismologists...

Millions of molluscs killed by catastrophic red tide in Chile

The region of Los Lagos, Chile is currently affected by a toxic red tide. The algae bloom has already killed hundreds tons of fish and now millions of molluscs are covering the beach. Apocalyptical! A biblical...

Giant landslide on the flanks of Mount Iliamna volcano in Alaska

A very large landslide occurred on the flanks of Mount Iliamna, a volcano located in Alaska, on 20th June 2019. The landslide appears to be in the order of...

We’re all going to freeze to death and run out of food

Are we currenty facing a minor cold blip or “OMG we’re all going to freeze to death and run out of food.” ANSWER: We are looking at an unbelievable decline in the energy output...

These 49 giant sinkholes scattered over a 200-km area form the largest cluster of sinkholes in the world

There are at least 49 massive sinkholes scattered in a 200-km karst area in NW China's Shaanxi. Such a high density of sinkholes is rarely seen, making this region one of the world's largest...

4 volcanoes erupt on July 11, 2016 around the world: Bromo, Turrialba, Santiaguito, Pavlof

Every day, new volcanic explosions around the world. On July 11, 2016, the four following volcanoes erupted: Bromo volcano in Indonesia, Turrialba volcano in Costa Rica, Santiaguito volcano in Guatemala and Pavlof volcano in Alaska,...

Snowstorms bury California, Colorado and Wyoming – Wintry weather also targets South – Southern snow?

States from California to Colorado and Wyoming are dealing with heavy snowfall, as a fierce winter storm moves across much of the western U.S. Meteorologists forecast 10-15 feet of snow to bury California and wintry...

555 earthquakes recorded at San Miguel volcano – Next Chaparrastique volcanic explosion underway?

The number of small tremors measured at San Miguel Volcano is increasing and reached an amazing 555 earthquakes within 4 hours on Saturday, August 8, 2015. Could this indicate the imminent eruption of the Chaparrastique volcano?...

Volcanic Eruption: Amazing Photos Of First Mount Etna Volcano in July 2014

Mount Etna is erupting plumes of volcanic ashes since last Sunday causing Sicily's busiest airports to close. Discover stunning photographs of the first pyrotechnic display of the year at Etna. They are impressive! The first Etna...

Earth’s Magnetic Reversal May Occur Earlier Than Anyone Anticipated

Earth's magnetic north and south poles have flip-flopped many times in our planet's history. Last time was around 780,000 years ago. Based on new data, Earth's magnetic reversal might happen earlier than anyone anticipated. Geophysicists who study the...

Why Hawaiians place plants before a wall of hot lava in Hawaii? These are ti leaves, a sacred offering to Pele, a goddess associated with fire and volcanoes

Among the astounding and forbidding images of the Kilauea eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii, there is a striking photo of lava advancing on a row of leafy branches, stuck into a crack...

And suddenly the soil started sliding under houses in the Philippines

Sometimes, when the soil is saturated in water it starts sliding! Watch the terrifying moment the ground collapses and opens up in the province of Benguet, Philippines. This message accompanies the soil liquefaction video: Nangyare sa Benguet noon Aug...

Volcanic eruptions of Fuego volcano (Guatemala) and Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica)

It's now the turn of Fuego volcano and Turrialba volcano to erupt. The volcanic unrest is increasing again in Central America. The eruption of Rinjani volcano in Indonesia was followed by major explosions at Fuego volcano, Guatemala...

Finback whale found dead on the bow of a container ship in New York harbor

What a poor whale... After being found dead on the bow of a container ship in New York harbor, she is now being dissected by staff from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine. This 55-foot-long...

The San Salvador volcano has lost thousand meters in height during past eruptions

The San Salvador volcano, situated northwest to the capital city of San Salvador, lost thousand meters of height during past megaeruptions. The Picacho, the highest peak culminating at 1960 meters of altitude, is part of...

Drought in Namibia is so bad, National Parks are auctioning their wild animals

Namibia looks to sell 1,000 wild animals to game farms as national parks run out of water. Six hundred buffaloes, 28 elephants and 60 giraffes set to be auctioned.

100 Millions of Spiders Create 4-Acre Spider Web in Baltimore – Extreme Spider Web!

This is probably one of your biggest nightmare! 100 Millions of Spiders Create 4-Acre Spider Web in Baltimore! Can you imagine this? Or you can also take it the other way! How many critters must be crawling...

Strong M5.9 earthquake strikes off Ovalle, Chile

A strong M5.9 earthquake struck along the coast of Chile on February 22, 2016. This is the second powerful quake to hit almost the same area in two weeks. Is another big one preparing? The M5.9 quake...

Lake disappears overnight drained by a deep sinkhole in Russia

A 200 meters in diameter and 3 meters in depth forest lake - Lake Peschёra - disappeared overnight underground as a deep sinkhole drained the entire reservoir with all the fish in it. The incident...

New active volcanoes around the world: Sakurajima (Japan), Reventador (Ecuador), Poas and Turrialba (Costa Rica)

Every day, new volcanoes are spewing plumes of ash and gas around the world. On July 25, 2016,  4 new volcanoes showed increased activity: Sakurajima (Japan), Reventador (Ecuador), Etna (Italy), Turrialba (Costa Rica). Strongest explosion of Sakurajima...

Severe storms slam Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas heavy rain, hail, flooding and more than 30 tornadoes – 4 killed in Oklahoma, Missouri

Over 30 tornadoes were reported on May 1, 2019, after a severe weather system crashed through Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri, killing at least 4 in Oklahoma and Missouri. Nearly three dozen...

Deep M6.8 earthquake rattles Bolivia after M6.1 earthquake hits south of Fiji Island (maps) – Volcanic eruptions in Indonesia, Japan and Costa Rica

A strong M6.8 earthquake hit Bolivia at 13:40 UTC on April 2, 2018 at a depth of 557.2 km (346 miles) 13.1 km (8.1 miles) NNE of Carandayti. There are 120 000 people living...