Thursday, May 19, 2022
Seas and Waves Roaring

Seas and Waves Roaring

There are a million ways to die in New York City but drowning in a rainstorm is not something many New Yorkers have ever worried about.That changed last September when the remnants of Hurricane Ida hit the Big Apple, unleashing...
Evacuations have begun on the Azore Island of Sāo Jorge (Sao Jorge) in the Atlantic where more than 12,000 earthquakes have rocked the region in the last week. With ground deformation indicated and measured by Earth observing satellites, it...
Flooding along U.S. coasts is expected to be a worse problem starting in the 2030s due to the combination of a “wobble” in the moon’s orbit and rising sea levels resulting from climate change, according to a new NASA...
Last weekend’s undersea volcanic explosion near Tonga devastated the island nation and sent small tsunami waves to Washington’s ocean coast. Those waves took about 12 hours to reach the state and gave residents plenty of time to prepare if...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=43&v=LXmcQkduSdY&feature=emb_titleLOS ANGELES — Crews in the water and along the Southern California coastline worked feverishly Sunday to stunt the growing environmental disaster from one of the largest oil spills in recent California history after a possible underwater pipeline leak...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Ida blasted ashore Sunday as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., blowing off roofs and reversing the flow of the Mississippi River as it rushed from the Louisiana coast...
Tropical Storm Henri is nearing a landfall in southern New England and has already produced flooding rain in parts of the Northeast.Henri center is located about 50 miles south-southwest of Providence, Rhode Island. Despite weakening from a Category 1...
President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said the scale of natural disasters that have hit Russia this year is "absolutely unprecedented" as local officials ask for Moscow's help to tackle fires and floods.A former skeptic of man-made climate change, the...
More than 1,000 homes were damaged and about 5,000 people evacuated after the ensuing flooding, state television reported earlier this week.The move comes amid concerns over an economic crisis and food shortages.Agricultural land has been damaged, and Kim Jong-un...
Scientists are warning that a key system that drives oceanic currents, including the Gulf Stream, is being driven to the brink of collapse in large part due to human-caused climate change, The Washington Post reports — and it could cause a wave...

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