Archive for January, 2011

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Natural Disasters, Top News

Flood in Victoria

Flood in Victoria

The state of Victoria in Australia is currently experiencing a significant flooding with 46 of its towns heavily affected by the heavy rainfall.  Around 1600 properties and 3500 residents on its south eastern part have been evacuated as the Wimmera River levels continue to rise. An estimated 20,000 people have been without power. The flood […]

January 17, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Natural Disasters, Top News

Brazil’s Worst Flood

Brazil's Worst Flood

As heavy rain continued to bring flood waters to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, the death toll also rose to almost 600 people.  People have been searching for their family and friends who were washed away by the heavy flood and mudslides. The worst affected were the mountainous areas of Nova Friburgo and Teresopolis, which […]

January 16, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Travel

Fascinating Kyoto

Fascinating Kyoto

Be the one to witness one of the historical place of Japan and the home of the emperors- KYOTO. Kyoto is located at the southwest of Tokyo and 25 miles east of Osaka and the capital city of Japan in the year 794-1192 for more than 1000 years. The City was popularly named Miyako or […]

January 15, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Natural Disasters, Top News, Weather

The Global Flood Crisis

The Global Flood Crisis

The current flood crisis experienced by countries across the globe is a result of the combined effects of drought and series of typhoons that happened last year.  When the sea temperatures become lower than the average, heavy rains start to pour causing water systems to overflow in various areas. This is called the La Nina […]

January 14, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Natural Disasters, Top News, Weather

QLD’s Inland Tsunami and River City

QLD's Inland Tsunami and River City

The “Inland Tsunami” – On January 10, 2011, after weeks of rain, the town of Toowoomba which is about 125 kilometres west of Brisbane was hit by a 6 to 8 -meter high wall of water.  It was described as an “inland tsunami” and occurred without any warning.  Due to the amount of rain, the […]

January 13, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Natural Disasters, Weather

The Brisbane Flood

The Brisbane Flood

Natural disasters can happen anytime, anywhere and come in different forms and varied intensity.   Although the most common ones can arise from climatic conditions and weather patterns, the other natural disasters can be geological or due to changes in the crust of the earth. One of the most devastating natural disasters is the flooding in […]

January 12, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Natural Disasters, Weather

Devastating Tsunami

Devastating Tsunami

A series of strong killer waves happened in the year 2004 in most Asian countries particularly Indonesia. On December 6, 2004, the Indian Ocean tsunami, as it was called, had released its devastating energy of about 23,000 tons of force which is somewhat similar to a Hiroshima type of atomic bomb, as described by the […]

January 11, 2011 3 Comments / Read More >>

Finance & Business

Interesting Facts on Share Trading

Interesting Facts on Share Trading

One way of raising the capital of a business is offering stock to the public and selling to the investors.  A person becomes an investor and a shareholder of a corporation when he buys a share of stock.  Depending on the number of shares, he becomes part-owner of the company. What is a share of […]

January 10, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

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