mercoledì 30 luglio 2014

9/11 - 2,500 Ground Zero workers have cancer

More than 2,500 Ground Zero rescuers and responders have come down with cancer, and a growing number are seeking compensation for their illnesses, The Post has learned. The grim toll has skyrocketed from the 1,140 cancer cases reported last year. In its latest tally, the World Trade Center Health Program at Mount Sinai Hospital counts 1,655 responders with cancer among the 37,000 cops, hard hats, sanitation workers, other city employees and volunteers it monitors, officials told The Post. The tragic sum rises to 2,518

Unusual geological event in Russia, two more holes discovered in Siberia

A second hole has been discovered in Siberia's Yamal peninsula, matching a crater that mysteriously appeared there several weeks ago, leading to rampant speculation about the cause of the unusual geological event. The second hole is located about 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) away from the first, and was discovered by reindeer herders, according to Salon.

martedì 29 luglio 2014

Tornado in USA on Tuesday, 29 July, 2014 Denver

The 24/7 Weather team said at least two tornadoes touched down in the Denver metro area Monday causing only minor damage. The worst of the damage found so far occurred at a diesel repair shop at 51st and Havana streets in Denver. A shop door was ripped off by the twister and some of the shop lights were damaged. At Dick's Sporting Goods Park near

River in China mysteriously turns blood-red overnight

July 2014 – CHINA – Baffled locals who used to boast that they had one of the healthiest rivers in China because there were no factories along its banks were baffled when within the space of an hour the river turned a deep, dark red. Clear plastic bottles dipped into the water at Xinmeizhou village in Cangnan County in eastern China’s Zhejiang province quickly filled

Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

July 2014 – AFRICA – A second American aid worker stationed at a Liberian hospital tested positive for the Ebola virus on Sunday, a week after an infected man brought the disease by plane to Nigeria. Nancy Writebol, a worker with allied aid group Serving in Mission (SIM), is in stable and serious condition, according to an official at Samaritan’s Purse. She is the second American infected

Very Strong earthquake in the Veracruz region, Mexico

EMSC Veracruz, Mexico Jul 29 10:46 M 6.3 89 A 74 
year old woman, Evangelina Soto de Ruiz, living in Oaxaca, has unfortunately passed away by a hearth attack due to the earthquake. Oaxaca is also reporting damage, but luckily only slight damage so far.

lunedì 28 luglio 2014

England, torrential rain and flash flooding cause travel chaos

Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding have caused major travel problems across east and south-east England.
There have been problems on the roads in Sussex, Essex and London.
London Fire Brigade said it was helping people trapped in their cars across parts of the capital.