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Sydney's National Park remains closed after wildfires

Added: 21.01.2018 4:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

Temperature in the Australian city continues to climb with the peak expected on Monday.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Fire and rain: Mudslides now sweep across Santa Barbara County after devastating wildfires

Added: 20.01.2018 21:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

After weeks of wildfires, heavy rain is now devastating parts of Santa Barbara County with flash floods and mudslides.

From: www.cnbc.com

Arsonist falcons suggest birds discovered fire before humans did

Added: 19.01.2018 4:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

Multiple eyewitness accounts describe Australian birds of prey deliberately setting wildfires by carrying burning sticks, in order to flush out prey

From: www.newscientist.com

Hurricanes, wildfires cost US more than $300 billion in 2017, shattering records

Added: 18.01.2018 23:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

The NOAA report also said 2017 was the third-warmest year on record.

From: www.cnbc.com

California rescuers search for victims of deadly mudslides

Added: 17.01.2018 11:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

The search for victims of last week's deadly Southern California mudslides pushed into Monday, with hundreds of rescue workers with dogs and scanners hunting for four people still listed as missing after the rain-driven slides that killed 20 people. Emergency officials said hopes were diminishing that they would pull more survivors from the ravaged landscape of hardened muck, boulders and twisted debris left behind by the Tuesday mudslides that scoured a landscape already left barren by last year's record-setting wildfires. "We're still out there with search and rescue crews who will continue to work until we can account for those four still missing," Santa Barbara County Fire Department spokeswoman Amber Anderson said in a phone interview.

7 Images that Explain the California Mudslides

Added: 17.01.2018 1:27 | 0 views | 0 comments


Rains after wildfires create a terrible recipe for disaster.

From: www.yahoo.com

California rescuers search for victims of deadly mudslides

Added: 16.01.2018 17:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

The search for victims of last week's deadly Southern California mudslides pushed into Monday, with hundreds of rescue workers with dogs and scanners hunting for four people still listed as missing after the rain-driven slides that killed 20 people. Emergency officials said hopes were diminishing that they would pull more survivors from the ravaged landscape of hardened muck, boulders and twisted debris left behind by the Tuesday mudslides that scoured a landscape already left barren by last year's record-setting wildfires. "We're still out there with search and rescue crews who will continue to work until we can account for those four still missing," Santa Barbara County Fire Department spokeswoman Amber Anderson said in a phone interview.

7 Images that Explain the California Mudslides

Added: 16.01.2018 14:45 | 0 views | 0 comments


Rains after wildfires create a terrible recipe for disaster.

From: www.yahoo.com

Death toll from California mudslides rises to 19

Added: 15.01.2018 20:44 | 0 views | 0 comments


Authorities in southern California raised the death toll from mudslides that battered the region to 19 on Saturday as rescue workers continued the search for victims. "Crews continue to search buildings and debris flows for trapped victims. Terrifying wildfires in the area forced evacuations in December, and the mudslides struck just two weeks after people returned.

From: www.yahoo.com

Peru Earthquake, Philippines Volcano Eruption And California Mudslides: A Week In Review

Added: 15.01.2018 11:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

This past week has seen several significant natural disasters: from evacuations due to a rumbling Philippine volcano eruption to a deadly earthquake in Peru to wildfires and mudslides in California. Here we recap Earth's major natural disasters for the past week.

From: www.forbes.com

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