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Wildfires in California, November 2018

Deadly wildfires are burning in both Northern and Southern California. In Butte County, the fast-moving Camp fire burned over 151,000 acres and destroyed over 12,900 structures, most of them homes. […]

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Hurricane Michael, Florida Panhandle, Oct 2018

Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida on October 10. Michael is the first recorded Category 4 hurricane to make landfall in the Florida Panhandle and the most powerful […]

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Earthquake and Tsunami, Indonesia, Sept 2018

A destructive and shallow M7.5 earthquake struck the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, September 28. The quake triggered a large tsunami which inundated the coastal city of Palu. […]

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Super Typhoon Mangkhut, Sept. 2018

Super Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall on the Philippine island of Luzon on the morning of Saturday, September 15. The storm wreaked havoc on the islands of Guam and the Marshall […]

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Hurricane Florence, East Coast of U.S., Sept. 2018

Hurricane Florence was a Category 1 storm when it made landfall near Wrightsville, North Carolina on Friday, September 14. Dangerous winds and heavy rain battered the area, creating life-threatening storm […]

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Typhoon Jebi in Japan, September 2018

Typhoon Jebi made landfall in western Japan on Tuesday, September 04, 2018. The storm, the strongest to make landfall in Japan for 25 years, initially made landfall on Shikoku Island […]

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Hurricane Lane in Hawaii, August 2018

Hurricane Lane was downgraded to a Tropical Storm over the weekend of August 26, 2018. The storm’s outer bands began battering Hawaii’s Big Island on Thursday the 24th when it […]

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Flooding in Indian State, Kerala, August 2018

The state of Kerala, located in southern India, is experiencing historic flooding due to an unusually heavy monsoon season. The rains have damaged infrastructure, caused landslides, left hundreds of thousands of […]

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Wildfires in California, August 2018

There are at least 17 major wildfires burning in California. In Shasta County, the Carr fire has burned over 200,000 acres, destroyed more than 1,600 structures, and killed 8 people. […]

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Failed dam in Laos, July 2018

A dam failed on Monday, July 23 in the Attapeu Province of Laos, near the border of Vietnam and Cambodia, flooding at least seven villages downriver. The dam, part of […]

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