Category: Weather, Natural Disasters

California’s Drought Taking a Toll on Hydropower

Low water levels are visible in the Bidwell Marina at Lake Oroville on August 19, 2014, in Oroville, California. Lake Oroville is currently at 32 percent of its total 3,537,577 acre feet. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Up to three Ebola-infected travelers might fly each month

Health workers bury the body of a woman who is suspected of having died of the Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, on Monday, October 20. Health officials say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever. More than 4,000 people have died there, according to the World Health Organization.

Health workers bury the body of a woman who is suspected of having died of the Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, on Monday, October 20. Health officials say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever. More than 4,000 people have died there, according to the World Health Organization.

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Ebola hysteria sweeps US schools

Drastic: A teacher has been ordered to stay away from Strong Elementary School in Strong, Maine, after going to an education conference in Dallas, Texas, and staying 9.5 miles from the Ebola-hit Presbyterian Hospital

Drastic: A teacher has been ordered to stay away from Strong Elementary School in Strong, Maine, after going to an education conference in Dallas, Texas, and staying 9.5 miles from the Ebola-hit Presbyterian Hospital.

Teacher who visited Dallas told not to come to work as hundreds of Mississippi parents pull kids school because principal visited Zambia… 3,000 miles from countries hit by the disease

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Ebola monitoring inconsistent as virus spread

This Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Dallas, photographs shows an excerpt from a Texas Department of State Health Services document that healthcare workers with possible exposure to Ebola are being asked to sign. The document is signed by David L. Lakey, M.D., Commissioner, TDSHS. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Nepal Annapurna: Climbing disaster toll reaches 39

A survivor injured in a snowstorm is carried on a stretcher by Nepal Army personnel to an army helicopter in the Manang district along the Annapurna Circuit Trek, 17 October 2014

A survivor injured in a snowstorm is carried on a stretcher by Nepal Army personnel to an army helicopter in the Manang district along the Annapurna Circuit Trek, 17 October 2014.

At least 39 climbers died on a key Nepali hiking route after it was hit by major snowstorms and avalanches earlier this week, officials say

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