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

Monday, September 28, 2020

2 New California Wildfires Burn Nearly 10,000 Acres in A Day, Force Evacuations

California Wildfires

Two new wildfires grew by nearly 10,000 acres in a day in California, where more than 3.6 million acres have burned this year.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

US wildfires leave dozens missing in Oregon, state governor says

Dozens of people are missing in Oregon alone, state Governor Kate Brown has said, as deadly wildfires continue to sweep through US West Coast states. Fires have been raging in California, Oregon and Washington for three weeks. Fanned by winds amid record heat, the blazes have burnt millions of acres, destroyed thousands of homes, and killed at least 25 people. California's Governor Gavin Newsom said the fires show the debate around climate change is "over". "Just come to the state of California. Observe it with your own eyes," he told reporters from a charred mountainside.
Dozens of people are missing in Oregon alone, state Governor Kate Brown has said, as deadly wildfires continue to sweep through US West Coast states.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

Up to 43 people still missing after California mudslides; dead identified

California mudslides
Search and rescue teams are looking for dozens of people who are still missing after this week's torrential rains caused mudslides in Southern California, authorities said.

Thursday, January 04, 2018

EE.UU.: Un sismo de 4,5 agita el estado de California

Un sismo de 4,5 agita el estado de California
Un sismo de 4,5 de magnitud se ha registrado a 3 kilómetros al sudeste de la ciudad de Berkeley (California, EE.UU.), informa el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS).

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Mudslide danger looms in Southern California as fire threat diminishes

As firefighters gain control of Southern California wildfires, state and local officials are assessing burned slopes and culverts to try and prevent flash floods and mudslides that sometimes follow such fires.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Firefighters battling California's wild fire on Christmas Day

California's wild fire
Even on Christmas Day, more than 1,500 firefighters are still battling the Thomas Fire, the largest wildfire on record in history of the U.S. western state of California, said the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) on Monday.

Saturday, December 09, 2017

California wildfires: Businesses face ruin as blaze rages

California wildfires
Much of California's avocado crop has been destroyed by wildfires that have ripped through the southern part of the state, industry experts say.

Thursday, December 07, 2017

200,000 people flee Southern California as wildfires continue to rage

California  wildfires continue to rage
Hundreds of Los Angeles area schools shut their doors on Thursday as raging wildfires wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing about 200,000 people to flee and destroying hundreds of houses.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Growing Wildfire Threatens Hundreds of Homes North of Los Angeles

Wildfire Threatens Hundreds of Homes North of Los Angeles
A rapidly growing wildfire in the foothills north of Los Angeles threatened hundreds of homes on Monday and forced nearby residents and students at a small college to evacuate, officials said.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Millions participate in Great Shakeout earthquake drills worldwide

Southern California's San Andreas fault
The world's largest earthquake drill will take place on Thursday, giving millions of people worldwide the chance to brush up on how to react when a temblor strikes nearby.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

California death toll rises to 40, 235 people still missing

The fires have damaged or destroyed about 5,700 structures
Authorities in the US are hoping weaker winds will help the more than 10,000 firefighters battling the deadliest fires in Californian history, which have killed at least 40 people and have forced thousands more to evacuate.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

California declares state of emergency amid hepatitis A outbreak

hepatitis a outbreak california
California's governor Jerry Brown declared Friday a state of emergency amid the deadly hepatitis A outbreak that has killed at least 18 people in the western US state.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Californian governor to visit wildfires-hit areas as death toll climbs to new high

wildfires-hit areas
California Governor Jerry Brown offered his sympathy Thursday to the victims of wildfires that are ravaging the state, and will visit the effected areas soon, as the death toll hit a new high of 29, local media reports said.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Firefighters struggle to contain California wildfires

California wildfires
Firefighters facing a resurgence of high winds have struggled to halt wildfires that have killed at least 23 people, destroyed 3,500 structures and left hundreds missing in chaotic evacuations across northern California.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Wildfires sweep through N. California forcing over 20,000 people to evacuate

10 dead as wildfires rage through N. California
More than 20 wildfires erupted from Sunday night to Monday in California, killing 10, seriously injuring at least two, destroying at least 1,500 structures and forcing over 20,000 people to evacuate by Monday afternoon.

Saturday, September 02, 2017

California residents evacuated as wildfire grows to 2,000 acres

Hundreds of California residents were ordered to evacuate
Hundreds of California residents were ordered to evacuate as a wildfire grew to 2,000 acres overnight and threatened homes.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

US suffers third worst wildfire year in decade

In California, wildfires are spreading throughout more than 217,000 acres
Year to date, 2017 is the third-worst year in the past decade in terms of fire coverage for the United States, which has been suffering more than 35,000 wildfires.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Thousands flee wildfires burning in the US and Canada

Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western US and Canada, destroying a smattering of homes, forcing thousands to flee and temporarily trapping children and counselors at a California campground.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

World's most powerful rooftop solar project completed in California

A just-completed rooftop solar project will power nearly 5,000 homes in southern California, making it the most powerful of its kind in the world, officials said Monday.

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