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27 Killed As Severe Dust Storm Hits Uttar Pradesh

27 Killed As Severe Dust Storm Hits Uttar Pradesh

At least 27 persons were killed and more than 30 injured in incidents of roofs collapse and ...

Mount Everest Avalanche Kills 12 Guides; 4 Still Missing

Mount Everest Avalanche Kills 12 Guides; 4 Still Missing

An avalanche has left 12 dead and four missing in the worst-ever recorded disaster on Mount Everest. ...

Magnitude-7.5 Earthquake Shakes Mexico

Magnitude-7.5 Earthquake Shakes Mexico

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico’s Guerrero state Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake ...

Storm Leaves Flooding, Damaged Homes In Wake

Storm Leaves Flooding, Damaged Homes In Wake

Floodwaters are beginning to recede across the South Island after torrential rain on Friday. But many roads ...

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A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico’s Guerrero state Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake occurred on the Pacific ... Full article
When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new ...
A 6.9 earthquake hit south of Africa near Bouvet Island. No reports of damage or ...
The Tsunami Warning Center reports a 7.6 mag. quake hit the Solomon Islands around 8 ...
Solar News
New research that uses data from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, to track bright points in the solar atmosphere and ... Full article
Nine sunspot groups are reported on the Sun today. Four of them (sunspot regions 2034, ...
Sunspot regions 2035 and 2036 have a beta-gamma-delta configuration with high possibility of producing M-class ...
A polar geomagnetic storm that began during the late hours of April 11th is subsiding ...
Space & Astronomy
In a dim and faraway solar system, astronomers have for the first time discovered a rocky, Earth-sized planet that might hold ... Full article
Monday night’s lunar eclipse proved just as delightful as expected to those able to view ...
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings ...
Somewhere in the cosmos an ordinary galaxy spins, seemingly at slumber. Then all of a ...
Earth Science News
When people in North America look up at the sky in the early morning hours of April 15, they can expect ... Full article
A new model seeks to explain why Earth’s plate tectonics is unique among the sun’s ...
My first question is what causes the Earth’s core to over-hear? My research suggests the ...
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Extreme Weather Events
An avalanche has left 12 dead and four missing in the worst-ever recorded disaster on Mount Everest. With peak season just ... Full article
Floodwaters are beginning to recede across the South Island after torrential rain on Friday. But ...
A wild Easter storm has ripped through the South Island, blowing roofs off houses, demolishing ...
Much of the danger associated with Tropical Cyclone Ita has now passed, but wild weather ...
Earthquake News
Alert level 1 has been raised over Taal and Mayon Volcanoes after volcanic earthquakes have been recorded Wednesday morning. According to ... Full article
A 6.9 earthquake hit south of Africa near Bouvet Island. No reports of damage or ...
A strong earthquake shook Costa Rica and Nicaragua on Friday afternoon at 2:28 p.m. The ...
A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 was recorded off Papua New Guinea’s remote ...
Volcano News
The authorities in Peru say they are evacuating people living near the Ubinas volcano, in the south of the country, because ... Full article
Residents have fled villages near Peru’s Ubinas volcano, which this week began spitting out white-hot ...
A young volcanic island has recently joined with its neighbor, its lava claiming the remnants ...
QUITO, Ecuador – Ecuador’s Tungurahua volcano has spewed a 6-mile column of ash after a ...
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By tracking brain activity when an animal stops to look around its environment, neuroscientists at the Johns Hopkins University believe they ... Full article
Picking out a face in the crowd is a complicated task: Your brain has to ...
When a heart gets damaged, such as during a major heart attack, there’s no easy ...
Over the last several weeks, have you felt tired, fatigued, or headache or body-ache? Have ...
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At least 27 persons were killed and more than 30 injured in incidents of roofs collapse and uprooting of trees and ... Full article
Physicists in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences have helped confirm the existence of ...
MUSKEGON, MI — Power restoration is expected to be complete by Tuesday morning, after a ...
SANTIAGO — Chilean authorities on Wednesday were assessing the damage from a massive earthquake that ...
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