As harvest time begins in France, wineries are worried about their output as extreme and unpredictable weather becomes the new “normal.” Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading
ST. JOHN ANTIGUA (SEPTEMBER 5, 2017) (ANTIGUA OBSERVER) – The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Irma, which it upgraded to a “potentially catastrophic” Category 5 storm, was about 130 miles (210 km) east of Antigua on Tuesday (September 5) afternoon. Continue reading
Hurricanes are classified into five categories using the Saffir-Simpson scale, with the highest number representing the most powerful storm. Continue reading
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (SEPTEMBER 3, 2017) (REUTERS) – South Korea’s Meteorological agency said on Sunday (September 3) North Korea’s earthquake produced 5 to 6 times more energy compared to fifth nuclear test in September 2016. Continue reading
North Korea says its carried out its sixth nuclear test, this time using a newly built hydrogen bomb. The blast is the most powerful to date and caused a significant earthquake. Joel Labi reports Continue reading
Grizzly bears on Kodiak Island changed their diets and started eating berries instead of salmon because of climate change, according to a new study. Continue reading
A little over two weeks after a mudslide and flooding killed at least 500 people in Regent, a town near Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, one survivor takes us through the moment when the disaster happened. The United Nations estimates that 3,000 people have lost their homes. Continue reading
HOUSTON, TEXAS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 27, 2017) (U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE) – Tropical Storm Harvey was set to dump more rain on Houston on Monday (August 28), worsening flooding that has paralyzed the country’s fourth biggest city.
Hurricane Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday as it slowly moved across southern Texas, causing major damage and prompting floodwaters to rise. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading
Scientists at the Technical University of Munich have developed a custom-designed electric car for Africa that can help transport goods on rugged terrain.