Natural Disasters

The Latest: Magnitude readings vary widely on Italy quake

Aug 21, 2017

Different seismological agencies are reporting significantly different magnitudes for the earthquake that struck the Italian resort island of Ischia late Monday

Hurricane Kenneth powers up in Pacific far off Mexico coast

Aug 21, 2017

Hurricane Kenneth has formed far off Mexico's Pacific coast and quickly grown into a major storm, while people in the Caribbean are keeping watch for the possible reemergence of a tropical storm

Hospital officals: Nearly 500 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides

Aug 20, 2017

Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday in memory of the more than 450 people who were killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week

Tropical Depression Harvey heads through Caribbean

Aug 19, 2017

Tropical Storm Harvey is moving through the Caribbean Sea on a projected course that would have it approaching Central America and the Yucatan Peninsula early next week

Evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon

Aug 19, 2017

Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse

Small earthquake strikes off Hawaii island's east coast

Aug 19, 2017

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit off the coast of the Big Island of Hawaii

Hundreds missing in Sierra Leone mudslides likely dead

Aug 19, 2017

Hundreds missing in Sierra Leone mudslides likely dead almost a week after disaster

Congo landslide death toll likely 200, governor says

Aug 19, 2017

Congo landslide death toll likely 200, governor says; dozens of homes destroyed

India wildlife reserve park devastated by monsoon floods

Aug 19, 2017

Officials say rising floodwaters have inundated large parts of a famous wildlife reserve park in northeastern India, killing more than 225 animals and forcing hundreds of other animals to flee

The Latest: Wildfire forces evacuation of 440 Oregon homes

Aug 19, 2017

A wildfire in central Oregon has prompted the evacuation of 440 homes and the closure of a highway in popular eclipse viewing area

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH