Californians are afraid of a strong earthquake, but scientists say the threat from a tsunami could be worse

Scientists have long predicted a giant earthquake of magnitude 9,0 that will start from the Cascadia Fault in the Pacific Northwest and quickly send colossal waves rushing towards the shore. But what if these forecasts are missing an important piece of information that, in certain scenarios, can tell ...

15 years after the disaster: why hurricane Katrina was the most destructive in US history

These days, a powerful hurricane "Laura" is raging on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, which has already caused numerous destruction and death of several people. "Laura" is often compared to another hurricane that struck the US coast 15 years ago. Hurricane Katrina hitting United ...

In a zone of powerful floods in Michigan was a chemical plant: what it threatens

A large chemical plant and two hazardous waste fields were caught in the path of flood waters flowing through two breached dams in downtown Michigan, writes NBC News. About 10 residents of areas along the Tittabawassi River in Midland County, Michigan have begun to evacuate ...

Hundreds of flooded and ruined homes: massive flooding is a disaster for two states

The National Weather Service said that on February 17, the Pearl River in Mississippi overflowed its banks, saturated with rainwater, and although meteorologists promise a decrease in water levels, flooding in Mississippi and Tennessee flooded about a thousand homes and destroyed some of them, writes ...

How to insure home and property from floods in the US

The hurricane Dorian approaching the US has made many Americans think about what will happen if they have to survive catastrophic floods, and how to pay for the damage caused by the disaster. Can I get flood insurance? Unfortunately, homeowner insurance will not be able to cover any losses ...

In New York State, a devastating storm killed two people. VIDEO

On Sunday, June 30, a violent storm erupted in an area of ​​three states (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut), which killed two people. Some areas of Long Island were the worst. The most severe weather outbreaks occurred in western and central Suffolk County, state ...

"No one expected it to be so fast": how climate change is destroying US cities

Mayors of American cities should ask the difficult question: how much more can we live here? After the past year, which brought devastating natural disasters with human casualties to the United States, it is becoming obvious that all this is very serious and is actually happening. And more often ...

Snow storm in the USA: one person died, 310 of thousands of houses are de-energized

In the southeastern United States, about 310 homes were left without electricity after a powerful winter storm that erupted over the weekend. A blizzard in North Carolina has reportedly killed a motorist, and another driver is reported missing. According to Reuters, extensive ...

California resident told how he survived and where he hid during a fire in which all his friends died.

Greg Woodcox, 58, of Paradise, California, was the only survivor of a group of friends attempting to evacuate through a wall of fire on Thursday morning. The entire city was wiped out by a terrible forest fire. Woodcox said that in the morning he left the area for walking ...

On the popular Mexican resort is a life-threatening hurricane 5 category

Hurricane Will has been labeled “extremely dangerous” and “life-threatening” after gaining strength on Sunday evening and upgraded to Category 5 on Monday afternoon. Now the hurricane is heading for the Pacific coast of Mexico and on Tuesday it could hit ...

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