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Indonesia Declares Three-Month Emergency After Deadly Mudslide

Indonesia Declares Three-Month Emergency After Deadly Mudslide

Indonesia’s Central Java governor Ganjar Prawano has declared a three-month state of emergency after deadly mudslides swept through the Karangkobar, Banjarnegara district. The landslide has killed at least 18 people, and has buried dozens more. Govenor Prawano’s declaration means that the military police, and Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) will work together with the local […]

California ‘Pineapple Express’ Storm Causes Widespread Blackouts

California ‘Pineapple Express’ Storm Causes Widespread Blackouts

In California, the Pineapple Express storm hit the Pacific coast hard, causing widespread blackouts, especially in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a Breaking News report by KSBY. Besides the blackouts, the storm has also uprooted trees, flooded highways and has resulted in thousands of people staying at home rather than risk going to […]

Climate Change Study Inconclusive and Vague: Many Scientists Disagree

Climate Change Study Inconclusive and Vague: Many Scientists Disagree

A new study of how “climate change” – or “weather,” as normal people call it – has contributed to extreme weather patterns and weather-related events around the world is, as usual, somewhat vague and inconclusive. When discussing the possibility that human activity is causing abnormal climate change, it is always necessary to point out that […]

Storm at Lake Mead: Two Men Barely Escape Death

Storm at Lake Mead: Two Men Barely Escape Death

On July 8th, at 3:45 p.m. a sudden storm at Lake Mead featuring 70 mile per hour winds created five foot waves and swells that reached eight feet, amid almost a dozen emergency rescues, two men barely escaped death. National Park Service Rangers and other emergency crews responded to 70 distress calls and as a […]

California Drought Raises the Need for Better Safety Plans

California Drought Raises the Need for Better Safety Plans

Amidst rising concerns in California regarding the need to develop better safety plans in order to protect homes and businesses from wildfires, California now faces the worst drought in recorded history. Governor Jerry Brown announced a drought emergency in May, which continues to threaten residents with a strong wildfire season. The southern state has seen the lowest […]

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