Showing posts with label California. Show all posts
Showing posts with label California. Show all posts

Thursday, March 10, 2022

US Government Department Gives Green Light to Release Millions of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes - Sputnik International

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes


Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could soon be released in the US states of Florida and California as part of a project to control the insects' population, local media reported. British biotechnology company Oxitec, which is behind the initiative, said it had received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency to release the mosquitoes into the wild.

Monday, December 20, 2021

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Strikes Off Coast Of Northern California - USGS - UrduPoint

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Strikes Off Coast Of Northern California

An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale occurred off the coast of Northern California at about 12:10 p.m. local time, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said on Monday on its website.

Monday, October 25, 2021

Forecasters Say California Storm Could Bring 'Historic' Rain - VOA

California Storm

A powerful storm roared ashore Sunday in Northern California, flooding highways, toppling trees and causing mud flows in areas burned bare by recent fires as forecasters predict record-breaking rainfall.

Friday, August 20, 2021

Caldor Fire in California grows over 10 times in size in 2 days - China.org.cn

Caldor Fire in California

Fueled by wind and dry conditions, the Caldor Fire burning in El Dorado County in Northern California had scorched 65,474 acres (264.9 square km) as of Thursday, over 10 times in size from two days ago, showed data from Inciweb, an interstate incident information system.

Saturday, August 07, 2021

Dixie Fire Becomes Third-Largest in California History - Tasnim News Agency

Dixie Fire


(Tasnim) – A huge wildfire tearing through northern California became the third-largest in the state's history Friday, and looked set to continue growing.

Friday, August 06, 2021

California Powerplant Shut Down In Unprecedented Move As Lake Levels Drop - Officials - UrduPoint

Hyatt Powerplant at Lake Oroville

 Hyatt Powerplant at Lake Oroville in California suspended operations because of the record low reservoir levels, caused by the drought, Department of Water Resources (DWR) Director Karla Nemeth said on Friday.

Monday, July 26, 2021

Evacuations Ordered After Two California Wildfires Converge into One - Tasnim News Agency

California Wildfires


(Tasnim) – Crews and officials battling a large fire that has incinerated more than 190,000 acres (77,000 hectares) in northern California braced for the possibility on Sunday that smoke columns could spawn lightning storms capable of igniting more blazes.

Friday, July 09, 2021

Magnitude 6.2 earthquakes strikes central California - The Jerusalem post


A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central California on Thursday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, adding the quake had a depth of 10 kms (6.21 miles) ...

Friday, July 02, 2021

Two major blazes burning in Northern California - China.org.cn

The Tennant Fire

Two significant wildfires are burning across nearly 30,000 acres in Northern California, the United States, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).

EL News