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Taal Volcano Spews Ash In Philippines, Volcanoes In Other Parts Of The World Erupt As Well

Taal Volcano Spews Ash In Philippines, Volcanoes In Other Parts Of The World Erupt As Well

It has been a rough couple of days for the people of the Philippines. More specifically, it has been very rough for those living near the Taal Volcano. Last January 12, the volcano which has been showing signs of erupting over the past couple of years spewed lava and ash forcing those within the nearby […]

January 15, 2020 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Natural Disasters

Hurricane Dorian Kills 5: Downgrades to Category 3

Hurricane Dorian Kills 5: Downgrades to Category 3

Five people died as Hurricane Dorian batters the Bahamas. Meanwhile the hurricane remains its slow movement as it edges to the US. But the good news is that it has downgraded to Category 3 as of writing. Five people have been reported dead in Abaco Islands as Hurricane Dorian strikes and is continuing to pummel […]

September 4, 2019 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Natural Disasters

The Week of Natural Disasters Across the Globe

The Week of Natural Disasters Across the Globe

25 April 2015 – Nepal More than 2,200 people are believed to have been killed when a huge earthquake rocked Nepal. The magnitude – 7.9 quake devastated the country when it sent houses, buildings, national landmarks and temples crashing to the ground.  Several aftershocks have been recorded and triggered avalanches on Mount Everest. The death […]

April 26, 2015 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Natural Disasters

Update on Typhoon Haiyan’s Storm Surge in Philippines

Update on Typhoon Haiyan's Storm Surge in Philippines

The recent update on the devastation brought by Super Typhoon Haiyan to southern Philippines has raised the death toll to 5,235 with 23,501 injured and 1,613 reported missing. The natural disaster is of major catastrophic proportion and hit more than 60 provinces in the Philippines.  The deadly typhoon caused a storm surge which had a tsunami-like […]

November 14, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Natural Disasters

Super Typhoon Haiyan Devastates Southern Philippines

Super Typhoon Haiyan Devastates Southern Philippines

The Philippines was hit by  Super Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Typhoon Yolanda) last Friday with a prediction that the death toll could reach more than a thousand. The full amount of the devastation cause by the powerful winds and storm surge is still unknown. The authorities are trying to get more information from areas […]

November 9, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Natural Disasters

Your Survival Kit for Emergency Situations

Your Survival Kit for Emergency Situations

Update on NSW Bushfires: New South Wales wildfires continue to get worse with forecast of temperatures in the mid to high 30s, strong winds between 80-100 km/h and very low humidity.  Across the state, a total of 63 fires are still burning with 13 of them uncontained. ”This will be as bad as it gets,” […]

October 22, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Natural Disasters

Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Hits Southern Philippines

Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Hits Southern Philippines

Southern Philippines was hit by a 7.2 earthquake Tuesday morning leaving at least 160 people dead and around 300 injured with dozens still missing. Two of the popular tourist destinations in the country, the provinces of Bohol and Cebu were greatly affected and have been placed in the state of calamity. Many buildings were damaged […]

October 17, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Natural Disasters

Super Cyclone Phailin Lashes East India

Super Cyclone Phailin Lashes East India

Super Cyclone Phailin hit the east coast of India at around 2:30 am (AEST) and caused massive damage to the impoverished areas.  At least 5 people were confirmed dead. Classified as Category 5, the cyclone was seen on the satellite as half the size of India and considered as one of the super cyclones to […]

October 13, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

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