Category: Weather, Natural Disasters

Myanmar floods: President declares state of emergency

Myanmar flooding 1 August 2015

A journalist with the Democratic Voice of Burma did a live news report while standing in chest high flood waters.

Myanmar’s president has declared a state of emergency in four regions after heavy floods left 27 people dead

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California Isn’t Alone: Historic Droughts Happening Around the World

A view of Lake Mead in the distance behind dry cracked earth in an area that used to be underwater near where the Lake Mead Marina was once located on July 17 in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits Alaska’s Aleutian Islands

(SOURCE)  Alaska’s Aleutian Islands have been struck with a magnitude 6.9 earthquake late Sunday night.

Depth of 16.8 miles (27.1 kilometers);  73km SW of Nikolski, Alaska;  no reports of injuries or tsunami warning.