Drones specifically designed for extinguishing forest fires have the potential to eliminate virtually 100% of the devastating fires that blanket newspaper headlines every summer. Naturally there’s a downside to eliminating forest fires altogether,
A woman driving along a street in Toledo, Ohio found herself trapped in a 30ft wide sinkhole which suddenly opened up in the road.
An Earth-observing NASA satellite has captured images of northern India's devastating floods that have left hundreds of people dead this month.
Within two hours of the explosion, the area looked as if nothing had ever happened.
High temperatures, gusty winds and bone-dry forests have fuelled wildfires in Colorado.Almost 100 homes have been burned and destroyed, and thousands of people have fled to safety.The army has been called in to the US state to prevent looting.
The hurricane season forecast came out just this week and NOAA is predicting we’re going to be busy. It’s easier to handle if you go into it prepared.
An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 5.7 struck Northern California yesterday (May 23), according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
How do you protect yourself from a tornado that reaches 2 miles wide with wind gusts above 200 miles per hour?
Oklahoma news station KFOR has posted an HD video showing the Moore, Okla. tornado from a distance. You can hear the roar of the winds and see the tornado getting larger and kicking up a huge cloud of debris as it makes its way across a flat.....
Via Brian Stelter, crazy new video of the Tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.
The deadly tornado struck Moore County in Oklahoma Monday has killed at least 24 people, as it left a mighty wake of destruction across the suburban landscape.
After a deadly tornado ripped through Moore, Okla., and nearby areas yesterday (May 20), a team of highly trained meteorologists will now assess the extensive damage and debris in an effort to determine the severity of the storm.
The beginnings of Monday's (May 20) disastrous tornado in Oklahoma were caught from space by a weather satellite in orbit.
California is studded with a network of sensors that can perceive almost any motion in the ground, including the slightest perturbation of the Earth’s crust.
Scientists have suggested climate change may mean fewer tropical cyclones in coming years, but a closer look at how global warming affects regional weather patterns reveals Hawaiians should expect more hurricane-force gales.
One of the last nails into the coffin containing my illusion that governments care about protecting the well-being of people occurred following the horrendous tsunami of Dec. 26, 2004. I buried the illusion a few years later.
Two very strong Planetary Alignments (Mars-Mercury-Sun-Saturn), supported by (Mercury-Sun-Earth) fall during this time-frame with strong astrological aspects involving the Moon indicate a potential for a 7.5 Magnitude earthquake ....
With a number of huge earthquakes in recent years -- in Sumatra, Indonesia, in December 2004, Chile in February 2010 and Japan in 2011 --leading many to question whether one large quake can cause another on the other side of the world, Tom Parsons of
A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck Sichuan Province in China at 8:47 a.m. local time (0047 UTC) on Saturday, April 20.
Hurricane Sandy tore through the northern eastern seaboard. The hurricane combined with two other weather systems to create a Super storm (Some say). The Hurricane or Super Storm created a destructive path that hasn’t been seen this far up north, e
At least 52 people dead and 1,500 displaced after rain and flash floods devastate communities in Buenos Aires province.
The rocky object that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago may have been a comet, rather than an asteroid, scientists say.
If an unknown large meteor or asteroid were on a collision course with Earth, NASA chief Charles Bolden told a US House of Representatives Science Committee hearing Tuesday, then praying is all America or anyone else could do.
Researchers say a massive earthquake and tsunami could soon strike the Northwest US coast, killing more than 10,000 people, flooding entire towns, and causing economic damages totaling $32 billion.
Mark Mihal was with friends at the Annbriar Golf Course near Waterloo when he suddenly disappeared into the turf on the fairway of the 14th hole
Last week a 30-foot-wide sinkhole opened in the ground in Florida and swallowed a man and his house.
A man is missing after a giant sinkhole appeared during the night under his house near Tampa, Florida, a fire department spokeswoman said Friday.
Cuba, 15.02.2013 Residents of a locality ‘in the central region of Cuba said they had seen an object that fell from the sky and exploded with a great noise, which shook the houses of the place: it is learned from testimonies collected by local televi
The Russian city of Chelyabinsk was rocked today as it was hit by what appears to have been a meteorite weighing up to 11 tons.
"Russia’s Urals region has been rocked by a meteorite explosion in the stratosphere. The impact wave damaged several buildings, and blew out thousands of windows amid frigid winter weather. Hundreds are seeking medical attention for minor injuries."