The 100,000 residents of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray were ordered to leave town late Tuesday as a monster wildfire swept through the oil sands region, in Alberta province's largest ever evacuation.
There have been roughly 35,000 major catastrophes since 1900 to 2015, with storms and flooding causing the most damage by far. Continue reading →
The volcano — called Pavlof for the Russian name Paul or St. Paul — erupted at about 4 p.m. local time (8 p.m. EDT) Sunday.
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A super-eruption in Italy 39,000 years ago spewed a volume of ash and debris equivalent to eight Mt Everest's into the air.
A supervolcanic eruption's deadly hot gas and ash (pyroclastic flow) ripped across the landscape of California and Nevada slow enough to escape to safety. Continue reading →
Tons of snow and ice sliding down a mountainside is a frightening prospect.
Massive, earthquake-triggered landslides can ski-jump through the air, according to new research.
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