Category: Weather, Natural Disasters

Fire in Wenatchee, Washington, Burns Homes, Businesses; Evacuations Ordered

Fueled by hot, dry and windy conditions, a grass fire forced dozens of evacuations and threatened homes and businesses in Washington, Sunday night. (@edwin.medina5/Instagram)

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Parched Caribbean faces widespread drought, water shortages

This June 19, 2015 aerial photo shows a boat ramp and dock rising high above the waterline of La Plata reservoir in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico expanded water rationing across several municipalities as it continues to confront a drought of potentially historic proportions. More than 200,000 people are now facing regular water supply cutoffs as the government tries to mitigate the crisis. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

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