Showing posts with label Italy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Italy. Show all posts

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Italy hotel avalanche death toll rises to 24, 5 still missing

At least 24 people died in an avalanche that crushed a ski resort in Italy's central Abruzzo region last week, Italian authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Italy orders to cull over 20,000 turkeys after bird flu outbreak confirmed in farm

Italian authorities on Monday ordered the cull of some 20,000 turkeys, after an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza was confirmed in a farm in the northeast of the country.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

French Total preparing to drill off Cyprus for natural gas: ministry source

French energy company Total is preparing to make an exploratory marine drilling off Cyprus, a Ministry of Commerce and Energy source said on Saturday.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Rescue efforts yield survivors days after Italy hotel avalanche

Rescue workers continued to pull survivors from the wreckage of an Italian hotel more than three days after it was buried in a massive avalanche.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Video: Survivors pulled from Italy avalanche

Local media in Italy reported Friday that eight survivors pulled from an avalanche which hit a hotel were recovering from their ordeal.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Search for survivors after avalanche hits Italian hotel

A huge avalanche swallowed up a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rocked the area, burying up to 30 people under tonnes of snow and debris.

At least 1 dead, one missing after powerful quakes hit central Italy

Four major quakes hit central Italy on Wednesday, causing havoc in areas already struck by a series of seismic events last year, and by a wave of freezing weather in the last few days.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Three earthquakes, 5.3, 5.7 and 5.6 magnitude, shake central Italy

Three earthquakes measuring above 5 on the Richter scale hit the central Italian region at around 10:25, 11:14 and 11:25 on Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Un «super volcan» italien menace Naples et l'ensemble de l'Europe

Un « super volcan » situé près de Naples, dans le sud de l'Italie, risque de se réveiller bientôt, ce qui pourrait s'avérer néfaste pour la région ainsi que pour l'ensemble du continent européen.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Italy's flooding crisis eases, leaving trail of death and destruction

 Flooding in several regions has begun to ease as authorities work to pick up the pieces and search for survivors. Destructive high water hit the regions of Liguria and Piedmont in the northwest and Sicily in the south.

Sunday, November 06, 2016

Italian gov't takes emergency measures for quake-hit regions

The Italian government has decided to take emergency measures for the central Italian regions that were struck by strong earthquakes between August 24 and October 30.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Buildings destroyed after 6.5 magnitude earthquake in Italy (Local time: 07:40, Depth 10 km)

A strong earthquake measuring 6.5 magnitude struck central Italy this morning, causing the collapse of more buildings in small cities and towns already shaken by tremors in the past two months, although there were no immediate reports of casualties.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Authorities seek accommodation for evacuees of earthquake-hit central Italy

Authorities were on Thursday looking into accommodation options for residents of earthquake-hit towns in central Italy after thousands of people were forced out of their homes overnight.

A second powerful earthquake 6.1 magnitude struck central Italy near Perugia (local time: 21:18 Depth 20 km)

Two earthquakes have struck central Italy - the second registering at a magnitude of 6.1 - in the same region struck in August by a devastating quake that killed nearly 300 people.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Earthquake 5.5 magnitude rattles Central Italy, Rome (Local time: 19:10, Depth 9 km)



A strong earthquake 5.5 magnitudeis rattling Rome, just two months after a powerful temblor toppled villages in central Italy.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Italy's Eni raises potential of Egyptian Nile Delta gas field Baltim

Italy’s Eni has upgraded the potential production of the Egyptian Nile Delta gas field, Baltim South West, to 1 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of gas, the company stated on its website on Thursday.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Aftershocks cause new damage to quake-hit areas in central Italy

Fresh tremors hit central Italy on Sunday afternoon, and caused new damage to a school building in the town of Amatrice.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Search for survivors continues following Italy earthquake

At least 159 people have died following a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in central Italy, according to the Italian civil protection agency.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Strong 6.2 quake hits central Italy (local time: 03:36, Depth 4 km)

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday morning, the United States Geological Survey said. Italian media outlets reported that at least four people had died in the disaster.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Italy's train collision leaves at least 25 dead, 50 injured

A dramatic head-on crash between two trains, one the most serious accidents in Italy in recent years, has left at least 25 victims and more than 50 injured, according to local press.

EL News