Southern California Wildfires, December 2017

Several fast-moving wildfires have raged in Southern California, starting on Monday, December 4, with the largest still burning largely out of control. The largest of the fires, the Thomas fire, […]

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M7.3 Earthquake near Iran/Iraq border, November 2017

A M7.3 earthquake struck near the Iran/Iraq border on Sunday, November 12, 2017. The earthquake’s epicenter was about 19 miles outside of Halabja, Iraq. The region is mountainous and rural. […]

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Typhoon Damrey, November 2017

Typhoon Damrey made landfall along the south-central coast of Vietnam the morning of November 4, 2017 with the strength equivalent to a Category 2 hurricane. At least 61 people perished […]

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California Wildfires, October 2017

Fire crews are making progress in their fight against deadly fires that have raged in northern California for over a week. Originally 17 wildfires, mostly concentrated in Napa and Sonoma counties, […]

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Hurricane Maria, September 2017

Just two weeks after Hurricane Irma devastated islands in the Caribbean,  Hurricane Maria offered a new threat. Category 5 Maria moved over the island of Dominica on Tuesday, September 18, […]

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M7.1 Earthquake in Mexico, September 2017

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck the central Mexican state of Puebla on Tuesday, September 19. The epicenter was about 2.8 miles east-northeast of San Juan Raboso, 34.1 miles south-southwest of […]

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Hurricane Irma, September 2017

Category 5 Hurricane Irma was the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. The storm made landfall on Wednesday, September 6, sweeping over a string of Caribbean islands. The […]

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M8.2 Earthquake in Mexico, September 2017

Late Thursday night, September 7, a magnitude 8.2 earthquake, the most powerful to hit Mexico in a century, struck off shore of the country’s southern region. The quake was felt […]

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Hurricane Harvey, Texas, August 2017

Category 4 Hurricane Harvey made landfall on Friday, August 25, 2017 between Port Aransas and Port O’Conner, Texas. Harvey is not only a strong storm, it is slow moving, dropping over 50  inches […]

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Southeast Asia Flooding, August 2017

Heavy monsoon rains have devastated parts of Southeast Asia this summer. Over 41 million people in Bangladesh, India and Nepal have been impacted by flooding and landslides. Thousands of homes […]

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