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Landslide triggers massive debris cascade in remote part of B.C.

A massive landslide north of Campbell River, B.C., in November that propelled roughly 7.7 million cubic metres of debris into an ocean inlet has reshaped an enormous swath of coastal panorama. Scientists say the drive of the occasion was equal to a magnitude 4.9 earthquake — and was about one-sixth the dimensions of one of Canada’s greatest landslides in 1965. […]Read More

Battered Louisiana coast braces for another storm: Hurricane Delta |

Boarded home windows and empty sidewalks made elements of Louisiana’s Acadiana area seem like empty film units as Hurricane Delta roared ever nearer to the U.S. Gulf coast, apparently on observe to smash into the identical southwestern a part of the state the place Hurricane Laura blasted ashore six weeks in the past. Forecasters stated Delta […]Read More

Military calls off search for teens missing off P.E.I. coast

The military has called off the search for two male teens who were reported missing when their small boat capsized Wednesday night off the coast of Prince Edward Island. The Maritime Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Halifax says based on the results of a search of over 20 hours and environmental factors, the search for […]Read More

U.S. Gulf Coast residents brace for tropical storm Sally |

Storm-weary Gulf Coast residents prepared for a new weather onslaught Monday as tropical storm Sally slowly churned toward them, with forecasters predicting landfall as a hurricane. Jeffrey Gagnard of Chalmette, La., was spending Sunday in Mississippi helping his parents prepare their home for Sally — and making sure they safely evacuated ahead of the storm. […]Read More

Hurricane Paulette rolls toward Bermuda as tropical storm Sally threatens

Residents of Bermuda were urged to prepare to protect life and property ahead of Hurricane Paulette, while tropical storm Sally threatened to intensify into a hurricane as it approached the U.S. Gulf Coast. Paulette gained hurricane status late Saturday and was expected to bring storm surge, coastal flooding and high winds to Bermuda, according to […]Read More

Hurricane expected to bring life-threatening storm surge to U.S. Gulf

Tropical Storm Sally formed Saturday off south Florida amid forecasts it would grow into a hurricane capable of striking the U.S. Gulf Coast in coming days with high winds and a life-threatening storm surge. The earliest 18th-named storm in an Atlantic tropical season, Sally quickly became better organized within hours of forming and was expected […]Read More

At least 25 dead in U.S. West Coast wildfires, but

Deadly wildfires raging across Oregon kept half a million people under evacuation alert on Friday even as weary firefighters took advantage of improved weather to go on the offensive against the blazes. The fires have destroyed thousands of homes in days, making Oregon the latest epicentre in a larger summer outbreak of fires sweeping the […]Read More

Coast Guard sends 3 ships, aircraft after Sri Lanka seeks

The Indian Coast Guard Thursday said it has pressed into action its three ships and a Dornier aircraft after the Sri Lankan Navy sought assistance to control a fire onboard an oil tanker off the east coast of the island nation. In a swift sea and air coordinated Search and Rescue (SAR) operation, the Coast […]Read More