DISASTERS

Wildfires have burned through 1.5 million acres of land in the U.S. this year.
Massive Wildfires Ravage Oregon and California as Heatwave Envelops America
U.S. states of Oregon and California are battling some of the worst wildfires in their history that have, till now, scorched thousands of acres of land. In Oregon, the Bootleg Fire, which began on July...
Iran is currently suffering from one of its most severe droughts in decades.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Lashes Out Against U.S. Middle East Policy, Country Struggling with Power Outages and Drought
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran, has lashed out at the United States and its policies in the Middle East. Iran is facing one of its most relentless heatwaves in the past fifty years,...
Yakutia wildfires have already burned through 1.5 million hectares of land.
Yakutia in Serbia Melts Under Wildfires, Pollution Concerns Raise Citizens’ Frustrations
“Yakutia is a home of a lot of indigenous siberian people in Russia. It's the biggest region of Russia and it's on fire. the government doesn't do anything about it. The smoke is so high...
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Typhoon In-fa Slams Into Eastern China, Bringing Heavy Rain, Grounding All Flights and Complicating Rescue Efforts
Typhoon In-fa — the third typhoon of the 2021 Pacific typhoon season — is scouring China’s east coast, having arrived just south of Shanghai on Sunday, July 25. The hurricane has caused local authorities to...
800 Tons of Dead Fish, Parched Crops and Threatened Livestock Have North Americans Scrambling for Solutions
Two recent environmental crises are challenging leaders in Florida and three provinces of Canada to find solutions, while new problems arise and the threat grows more serious. Water contamination brought hundreds of tons of dead...
People view the Manhattan skyline as it continues to sit under a haze on July 21, 2021 in New York City. According to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, wildfire smoke from the west has arrived in the tri-state area creating decreased visibility and a yellowish haze in many areas.
Hundreds of Wildfires in US, Canada, and Siberia Burning Out of Control, Filling Skies With Smoke
As of July 22, hundreds of intense wildfires are burning in the United States, Canada, and Siberia with winds carrying the smoke from the fires thousands of miles and impacting the air quality of millions....
Coastline cities around the world could be facing high-intensity floods in the 2030s from a moon wobble
2030: Massive Floods From ‘Moon Wobble’ to Potentially Cause Havoc in Coastline Cities Around the World
On July 7, a NASA study warned that the U.S. coast could be subjected to high tide floods, in the future, during a lunar cycle that would raise sea levels. The space agency predicts the...
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Videos Show Drowned Victims of Devastating Floods in Zhengzhou, China; State Media Claim No Deaths
Central China’s Henan Province is experiencing its heaviest rainfall in over 60 years and the rainfall is causing devastating flooding in numerous cities including the province’s capital city, Zhengzhou. On Tuesday, July 20 torrential rains...
Police cars parked in front of the debris from a partially collapsed building in Surfside north of Miami Beach, on June 24, 2021. Search and rescue teams are continuing to look for people in the rubble.
Miami Building Collapse Claims Nine Lives, Over 150 Missing
The death toll from the Miami building collapse has reached nine lives, and over 150 people are still missing. The accident occurred on June 24th at around 1:30 a.m. EDT when 55 of the 136...