Natural Disasters

Anak Krakatau volcano erupts in Indonesia, firefighters battle fire in Illinois

Here's a look at the top photos from around the globe.

Fire Fighting

5.7 magnitude quake rattles Mexico; no damage reported

<b>MEXICO CITY --</b> A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rattled southern and central Mexico on Thursday. There were no immediate reports of damage or …

Mexico City

See lava erupt from fissure at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

A US Geological Survey drone captured lava erupting at the fissure 8 cinder cone near Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano on July 14. According to the USGS, the …


New York rocked by massive explosion sparking huge plume of smoke

New York has been rocked by a massive explosion today.<p>The blast sparked a huge plume of smoke which was seen for miles across Manhattan.<p>The explosion …


Magnitude 6.0 quake hits south of Alaska Peninsula

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck to the south of the Alaska peninsula early on Thursday, but the National Weather Service said no tsunami warning …

Northern Canada

AP Photos: Weeks later, Hawaii volcano gushes on

1 / 16<p>FILE - In this June 10, 2018 file photo, lava from the Kilauea volcano flows in and around Pahoa, Hawaii. (AP Photo/L.E. Baskow, File)<p>PAHOA, …


It's Not Just Weather, Jews Control Earthquakes, Too!

Opinion<p>Posted: Jul 19, 2018 10:15 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of</i><p>According to a …

Conservative View

Rescue drill in Manila

Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News<p>Posted at Jul 19 2018 07:57 PM<p>Share<p>Save<p>Members of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Special Rescue Unit (SRU) hone …


Over ten minor earthquakes felt at foot of Mount Etna

The quakes took place between 22.56 and 0.22, according to Italy's National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology (Ingv), which only took into …


Polling expert: Republicans impacted by natural disasters more likely to believe in climate change

Morning Consult senior polling reporter Cameron Easley on Thursday said that polling suggests that Republicans impacted by natural disasters, such as …

Hurricane Harvey

Second Newdigate earthquake 11 times bigger than first one less than 12 before

Two earthquakes were recorded within 12 hours of each other near Dorking.<p>The British Geological Survey (BGS) confirmed the second recorded earthquake …

Surrey (UK)

Kerala's Low Lying Areas Battle Worst Flooding In Decades

Around 39 people have lost their lives, and 10 are missing due to in rain related accidents, since July 9.<p><b>Kerala:</b><p>Kerala seems to be struggling with …


Sweden is being burned to a crisp by raging wildfires

HELSINKI — Sweden says it has mobilized all available resources to put out dozens of wildfires raging across the country.<p>The Swedish Civil …


Honolulu firefighters are responding to 3-alarm blaze near Diamond Head

Honolulu firefighters are responding to a two-alarm building fire in the Waikiki area on Friday night.


Vietnam warns of floods, landslides after tropical storm Son Tinh hits

Vietnam had ordered vessels back to port and prepared evacuation plans ahead of the storm, which soaked parts of the Philippines on Tuesday<p>HANOI, …


Telkom Kenya opens African skies to Loon - Mobile World Live

Alphabet’s balloon connectivity business Loon agreed its first commercial deal in Africa, forging a partnership with Telekom Kenya to deploy a pilot …

Puerto Rico

Hawaii businesses seek lava viewing site to reignite tourism

Big Island businesses are calling for a lava viewing site for Kilauea, but authorities say they're finding it difficult to set one up while keeping …

Big Island (Hawaii)

Several buildings evacuated after explosion in Flatiron District

At least five high-pressure steam pipes exploded early Thursday on Fifth Avenue at 21st Street in the Flatiron District, prompting the evacuation of …


Gordon Anderson

Dear Friends,<p>Thank you for visiting my fundraising page.<p>In December I am undertaking the Singapore Half Marathon. In doing so, I would like to invite …

Armed Conflict

Evacuation orders issued south of Peachland, B.C. as Mt. Eneas wildfire grows

Several homes and campsites near Peachland, B.C., have been ordered to be evacuated due to the growing Mt. Eneas wildfire burning in the …

Canadian News

Landslide topples boulders, trees and mud onto NC mountain road

A landslide toppled boulders, trees and mud onto a North Carolina mountain road over the weekend.<p>State highway officials say they hope to reopen the …


Rebuilding communities after Nepal's earthquake

Ahead of their Everest expedition, Ben Fogle and Victoria Pendleton met survivors of the devastating 2015 earthquake in Nepal.

World News

THE UNIQUE PATH: Life Crisis Management

Overview<p>THE UNIQUE PATH: Life Crisis Management by Dr. Troy Foskey Jr<p>Details the most common Life Crisis Issues and the ways to manage and treat …

Mental Health

MMDA holds earthquake drill

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 19) —</b> The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority surprised the public when it announced it will hold a …


Outside Yosemite, mourning for a local hero and watching the fires get closer

<b>(CNN) —</b> On a clear day, a drive through Jerseydale, California offers panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. But now the sky is coated a sickly gray, filled with acrid smoke from the 17,000 acre Ferguson fire raging near Yosemite National Park.<p>All around Nick and Kristina Smith's home …


'Inday' to enhance monsoon rains over northern Luzon

MANILA, Philippines — Residents in Metro Manila, Bataan, Bulacan, Rizal, Tarlac and Zambales will experience light to moderate rains as Tropical …


Rescuers find 6 bodies after 2 building collapse in India

Rescuers found six bodies and were digging through a mound of rubble after the collapse of two multi-story buildings east of New Delhi, police said …


Surrey rocked by 2.7-magnitude earthquake - for fourth time this month

Surrey has been rocked by an earthquake today.<p>The county in the south of England suffered the quake on Wednesday.<p>It measured 2.7-magnitude on the …

Natural Disasters

Mallorca tsunami: What to do before, during and after one happens

The Spanish island resort of Mallorca has been struck by a brace of freak tsunamis.<p>Caused by sudden changes in barometric pressure, the meteotsunamis …

Red Cross

‘Nothing short of a miracle’: Hiker survives 400-foot fall on Mount St. Helens

Brittany Fintel went for a hike on Mount St. Helens on Saturday that nearly killed her.<p>“I definitely underestimated the mountain, I underestimated my …

Pacific Northwest