Hiroshima marks fifth anniversary of deadly mudslides

National Aug 20, 2019

Hiroshima marks fifth anniversary of deadly mudslides

Hiroshima marked the fifth anniversary on Tuesday of landslides that claimed 77 lives, with residents in the affected areas holding a memorial service to mourn the victims. The memorial was attended by the bereaved families, Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui and others. Flowers were left at various ...

July was the hottest month ever recorded

World / Science & Health Aug 16, 2019

July was the hottest month ever recorded

July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880, the latest in a long line of peaks that scientists say backs up predictions for man-made climate change. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday that July was 0.95 degrees ...

Flooded Mississippi a threat as hurricane season heats up

World Aug 15, 2019

Flooded Mississippi a threat as hurricane season heats up

The river that drains much of the flood-soaked United States is still running higher than normal, menacing New Orleans in multiple ways just as the hurricane season intensifies. For months now, a massive volume of water has been pushing against the levees keeping a city ...