FEMA Warns Californians to Buy Flood Insurance Before El Niño Hits [Video]

FEMA Warns Californians to Buy Flood Insurance Before El Niño Hits [Video]

On Oct. 23, 2015, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) warned Californians to buy flood insurance before El Niño hits, and it is now too late to purchase coverage. According to the Los Angeles Daily News, the warning applies to all residents, even if they do not live in a flood-prone area. There are several reasons for […]

Hurricane Patricia Halted by the Mountains in Mexico

Hurricane Patricia Halted by the Mountains in Mexico

Hurricane Patricia, which landed near Cuixmala in southwestern Mexico on Oct. 23, 2015, was feared to cause epic damage and fatalities on an unprecedented scale. The category 5 storm, with ferocious speeds of 165 miles per hour, miraculously degenerated into a low-pressure cell the next day, thus averting a potentially catastrophic disaster in Mexico. According […]