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Category: Weather and nature

Hawaii launches new Geospatial Data Portal

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

The state Office of Planning’s Hawaii Statewide Geographic Information System (GIS) Program launched a new Geospatial Data Portal, which provides streamlined access to hundreds of ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Botswana

Global Editor- April 3, 2017 0

Strong earthquake rocked Botswana earlier today. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.5 Date-Time • 3 Apr 2017 17:40:16 UTC • 3 Apr 2017 19:40:16 near epicenter ... Read More

Latest polar bear survey: Strong numbers but worrying trends

Global Editor- February 27, 2017 0

Newly released survey results show two of Canada's 13 polar bear subpopulations, previously thought to be declining, are likely stable and one could even be ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Argentina’s Jujuy Province

Global Editor- February 18, 2017 0

Very strong earthquake rocked Jujuy Province, Argentina on February 18, 2017. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.3 Date-Time • 18 Feb 2017 12:10:15 UTC • 18 ... Read More

No tsunami warning issued after magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits south Philippines

Global Editor- February 10, 2017 0

An earthquake measuring magnitude 6.7 has struck near Mindanao Island in southern Philippines, the United States Geological Survey has reported. No tsunami warning has been ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks southwestern Pakistan

Global Editor- February 7, 2017 0

An earthquake with magnitude 6.3 occurred 20km WSW of Pasni, Pakistan at 22:03:56.40 UTC today, February 7, 2017. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.3 Date-Time • ... Read More

Solomon Islands rocked by 6.8 earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2017 0

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the Solomon Islands today west of Solomon Islands today, around 71 kilometers away from Kirakira, capital of Makira-Ulawa Province. There ... Read More

Cut off and up to 30 dead: Rigopiano di Farindola Hotel in Italy

eturbonews- January 18, 2017 0

Up to 30 people are have been killed after an Italian ski hotel was buried by an avalanche during a series of earthquakes.  The disaster ... Read More

NASA, NOAA data show 2016 warmest year on record globally

Global Editor- January 18, 2017 0

Earth's 2016 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ... Read More

Snake on plane cancels Emirates flight from Muscat to Dubai

Global Editor- January 9, 2017 0

A snake on a plane led to the cancellation of a flight from Muscat to Dubai on Sunday. “Emirates can confirm that flight EK0863 from ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks northeastern India

Global Editor- January 3, 2017 0

An earthquake has rocked northeastern India close to its border with Bangladesh. It had a magnitude of 5.7 on Richter Scale, India’s National Center for ... Read More

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake off coast of Fiji triggers tsunami warning

Global Editor- January 3, 2017 0

Strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 has struck 175 miles off the coast of Fiji. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 7.2 Date-Time • 3 Jan ... Read More

Raging wildfire forces Chilean port city evacuation, destroys 100 houses

Global Editor- January 3, 2017 0

A raging wildfire burned 100 homes in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso, forcing the evacuation of some 400 people. At least 19 residents were ... Read More

Rail strike, thick fog wreak havoc on New Year travel in UK

Global Editor- December 31, 2016 0

New Year travelers in Britain are facing major disruptions as rail services in southern England were hit by a fresh strike and dozens of flights ... Read More

Heavy fog delays over 300 outbound flights at UAE airports

Global Editor- December 28, 2016 0

More than 300 outbound flights were reported to have been affected in UAE by Wednesday morning’s fog from as early as 3am to 1pm, including ... Read More

Uganda Tourism include a mountain gorilla boom

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 23, 2016 0

Tony Ofungi of  Maleng Travel  in  Uganda has been a friend and contributor for eTN for several years. 2016 has been an eventful year. Naturally, politics ... Read More

Dangerous cold threatens much of US

Global Editor- December 14, 2016 0

Most of the country is facing dangerously cold temperatures this week, along with a winter storm from the Plains to the Northeast this weekend. The ... Read More

Another big earthquake strikes Solomon Islands

Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2016 0

The Solomon Islands were struck again today by a big 6.9-magnitude earthquake. This is following the huge 7.8 quake that hit the islands yesterday. Following ... Read More