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Space.com   23 May 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>NASA assets in space and in the air are helping first responders deal with the ongoing volcanic outburst in Hawaii.</p><p>Kilauea volcano, on Hawaii's Big Island, has been erupting pretty much continuously for the past 35 years. But Kilauea's activity ratcheted ...
Business Insider UK   23 May 2018   USA   Los Angeles  
<p>On May 17, Elon Musk outlined his Boring Company's plan to build a test tunnel for a high-speed transit system underneath several neighborhoods of Los Angeles, California.<br />Two community groups, made up of LA residents, filed a lawsuit against the City ...
Filed under: Construction News
The Star   22 May 2018   Malaysia  
<p>Nobody knew a natural disaster was waiting to happen until Sungai Kelian in Tanjung Bungah turned brown and silty.</p> <p>The sudden profusion of laterite mud flowing out to sea was caused by a landslide even bigger than the one that killed 11 people at ...
Express   16 May 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>HAWAII’s Kilauea volcano could be about to come more violent after intensified explosions sent ash clouds 12,000 feet into the sky, triggering a red alert warning. Here is the latest news and updates.</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards
9NEWS.com.au   15 May 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>The Hawaii State Department of Health has issued a warning that gases from the current volcanic activity is potentially dangerous and advised local residents to leave the area.</p> <p>People living in the lower Puna area of the Big Island have been issued ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
EOS   10 May 2018   World   World  
<p>Unlike earthquakes, cyclones, volcanic eruptions, and other natural disasters that are observed in real time by worldwide networks of satellites and sensors, landslides and other types of mass movement are not consistently monitored on a global scale, despite ...
THE HINDU   10 May 2018   Kenya   Nakuru city  
<p>Disaster struck when most people were asleep and their houses were swept away: police<br>At least 27 people died when their homes were swept away after a dam burst in southern Kenya following heavy rains, police said on Thursday.</p><p>The incident in Solai, ...
University of Bristol   09 May 2018   Italy   Pisa  
<p>Why has the Leaning Tower of Pisa survived the strong earthquakes that have hit the region since the middle ages? This is a long-standing question a research group of 16 engineers has investigated, including a leading expert in earthquake engineering and ...
Popular Science   09 May 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>Last week, new lava vents burst open in the earth around the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii, accompanied by the rumbling of earthquakes, and fiery fountains of earth shooting hundreds of feet into the sky. Whether you ascribe the cracks to ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
TIME   04 May 2018   USA   Hawaii  
<p>(HONOLULU) — Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted Thursday, releasing lava into a residential neighborhood and prompting mandatory evacuation orders for nearby homes.</p><p>Hawaii County said steam and lava poured out of a crack in Leilani Estates, which is ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards