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The 10 Best Weather Places in the World

Weatherwise: by Ed Darack — Splintering gale force winds, stabbing cold, blistering heat, blinding fog, pitiless rain … the sky can foul our lives in endless ways to all degrees,…

Mass evacuation in Indonesia as Java volcano erupts

Source: BBC Two people have been killed after their home collapsed from the weight of volcanic ash as Alice Budisatrijo reports. Continue reading the main story and watch a video…

UK floods: A helicopter journey along the flooded Thames

11 February 2014 Last updated at 23:12 GMT As flood relief efforts continue across the Thames Valley, the news helicopter crew took a trip along the river to see which…

11 Alarming Weather Flukes That Happen When it Gets Really Cold

It’s been a bit nippy out lately. And by “a bit nippy,” I mean the world we once knew has been replaced by an ice-bound hellscape. On the plus side,…

Entire Colorado town evacuating

Boulder, Colorado (CNN) — Help has arrived for Lyons, the small town cut off by flooding in Colorado. The Colorado National Guard began evacuating the entire town of about 2,000…

‘There’s just no rest’ as new twisters kill 5 in tornado-traumatized Oklahoma

Union City, Oklahoma (CNN) – The full scale of the destruction wrought by five new tornadoes that plowed through the Oklahoma City area will only be apparent in the light of…

Two-mile-wide tornado kills at least 24 — including 7 elementary school students

Moore, Oklahoma (CNN) — Rescue workers raced against time and the oncoming night Monday looking for survivors after a powerful tornado blasted an area outside of Oklahoma City, leveling homes…

Innovation success: Switzerland tops European innovation list

Mar 30, 2013 – 10:44 Switzerland is the most innovative country in Europe, comfortably ahead of second-placed Sweden, according to an annual study by the European Union. The Innovation Union…

Switzerland seeks to confirm top research spot

by Andreas Keiser, swissinfo.ch Switzerland tops all major research and innovation rankings worldwide, largely thanks to generous funding and a clear separation between public and private research, as well as…

Prime Minister of Bangladesh: Climate Change ‘Disastrous’ for Developing Countries

Source: Asia Society By Liz Flora Leaders from the countries on the front lines of climate change assailed the “inertia” of the world’s richer nations, and warned of grave consequences…

Earthquakes: The map

Source: USGS.GOV Seems like everyday, there is another earthquake. Here is a map of all tracked events. Earthquakes – 7732 in last 30 days M Location Click event below for…

Eerie similarites: Isaac follows track of Katrina, evacuations ordered for coast

Tampa, Florida (CNN) — Thousands in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama were being told early Monday to leave their Gulf Coast homes ahead of the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaac as…

Satellites reveal sudden Greenland ice melt

Source BBC The surface of Greenland’s massive ice sheet has melted this month over an unusually large area, Nasa has said. Scientists said the “unprecedented” melting took place over a…

Global Warming Makes Heat Waves More Likely, Study Finds

Source : NY Times. Some of the weather extremes bedeviling people around the world have become far more likely because of human-induced global warming, researchers reported on Tuesday. Yet they…

Excuse me: Gassy dinosaurs helped warm Earth

Source: The Herald Potty humor just got prehistoric. A new study suggests that dinosaurs may have helped keep an already overheated world warmer with their flatulence and burps 200 million…

Wind farms can cause climate change, finds new study

Source: The Telegraph Usually at night the air closer to the ground becomes colder when the sun goes down and the earth cools. But on huge wind farms the motion…

Tsunami Warning for Sumatra Indonesia After Magnitude 8.5 Earthquake

The Jakarta Globe: Indonesia issued a tsunami warning Wednesday after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.5 hit waters off westernmost Aceh province. Said, an official at Indonesia’s Meteorology…

Picture of the Day: Tornado in Texas

  Note the fury of nature with a trailer up in the air!  Watch a video: Truck Trailers Tossed like Toys in Texas…

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