All Items Tagged

“Natural Disasters”

Oct 4, 2015 01:04 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Could a sudden volcano collapse create a wave over 50 stories high? Scientists think so. Continue reading →
Sep 15, 2015 11:20 AM ET // AFP
It's the deadliest snow slide to hit the popular mountain range this year.
Sep 14, 2015 07:00 AM ET // AFP
Wildfires have spread rapidly through Northern California, destroying hundreds of homes, forcing thousands of people to flee and injuring four firefighters.
Sep 10, 2015 09:20 AM ET // AFP
Tens of thousands have fled their homes in Japan as heavy rains flood parts of the country.
Sep 3, 2015 01:47 PM ET // AFP
A massive earthquake up to magnitude 9.2 strikes the Pacific coast on average every 243 years -- and it's been 315 since the last one. Continue reading →
Aug 25, 2015 12:55 PM ET
The world's most famous explosion may well have been the most powerful volcanic eruption in history. Trace recounts the stunning force behind the blast the wiped out an entire city almost 2,000 years ago.
Aug 15, 2015 06:00 PM ET // AFP
Ecuador's president Rafael Correa said Saturday he will declare a state of emergency as the Cotopaxi volcano rumbled to life and prompted evacuation orders in several villages threatened by landslides.
Aug 5, 2015 12:05 PM ET // AFP
Fire has forced more than 13,000 people to evacuate their homes in Northern California.
+ Load More