Showing posts with label coasts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label coasts. Show all posts

Friday, February 02, 2018

Oil from Sunken Iranian Tanker May Have Reached Japan Shore: Coast Guard

Clumps of oil have washed up on the shores of southern Japan and there are fears they may be leaking from an Iranian crude tanker that sank in the world's worst such disaster in decades, the Japanese Coast Guard said Friday.

Friday, September 01, 2017

Mexico's south Baja peninsula braces for tropical storm Lidia

Mexico's south Baja peninsula braces for tropical storm Lidia
The southern half of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula was bracing for tropical storm Lidia on Thursday, as it barreled towards the popular vacation destination with maximum sustained winds of 100 km per hour.

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Denmark warns of once-in-a-century flooding

The Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) has warned residents living on low-lying areas along the Baltic Sea coastline of flooding as sea levels are expected to rise dramatically on Wednesday as a result of stong gales, local media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

China issues yellow alert for ocean waves

China's National Marine Environmental Forecasting Center on Monday issued a yellow alert for ocean waves brought by Typhoon Nock-Ten and a cold front.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Chile issues tsunami alert, orders evacuations after powerful 7.6 earthquake (local time 11:22, Depth 47 km)

Evacuation orders are in effect in coastal areas in four southern regions following a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake that hit Quellon, a town on Chile's Chiloe Island, prompting officials to issue a tsunami alert.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Super Typhoon Nock-ten : Philippines evacuation under way ahead of Christmas Day typhoon

Philippine authorities have begun evacuating thousands of people and shut down dozens of ports as a strong typhoon threatened to hit the country's east coast on Christmas Day.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

US Scientists: Melting Polar Caps Could Spell Danger For Coastal Cities

Climate scientists have reported that sections of Antarctica’s ice shelf, previously relatively unaffected by rising global temperatures, have begun to melt.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Japan prepares itself for 30 metre high tsunami in future

Japan expects a gigantic 30-metre tsunami wave to lash the country's southern coast in the next few decades, the media reported on Friday.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Satellite data detects shipwrecks in coastal waters

Using satellite data, researchers have found that shipwrecks near the coast can leave sediment plumes at the sea's surface that help reveal their location.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Cliff collapses after 5.7-magnitude quake rocks Christchurch in New Zealand

A cliff near New Zealand city of Christchurch collapsed on Sunday after a 5.7-magnitude quake struck the South Island city.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Threat of Sea Level Rise Intensifies as Antarctica’s Melting Ice Sheet at ‘Point of No Return’

British researchers have reinforced recent evidence that melting in the Antarctic caused by the warming of the Southern Ocean could ultimately lead to global sea levels rising by around 3 meters or nearly 10 feet.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Pollution from oil spill on Albanian coastline improves

Albanian agriculture minister Edmond Panariti on Monday said the environmental situation in the Albanian city of Durres that was hit by the recent oil spill has improved, and that the damages to ocean life were superficial.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Category 5 Hurricane Patricia: Potentially catastrophic hurricane takes aim at Mexico

Hurricane Patricia has strengthened into an "extremely dangerous" Category 5 storm as it churns towards Mexico's Pacific coast, the United States National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Hurricane Joaquin, Category 4, Batters Bahamas

Hurricane Joaquin is causing flooding in lightly populated parts of the Bahamas as "an extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm, and could strengthen further, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015

Giant sinkhole could swallow Australian peninsula

The Queensland peninsular where an enormous sinkhole has opened up could eventually disappear, a geotechnical engineer warned on Monday.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Obama: Alaskans Feel Signs of Climate Change

U.S. President Barack Obama says Alaskans — residents of the vast and remote northwestern state that lies partially in the Arctic Circle — are already feeling the effects of climate change, as he prepares for a three-day visit to the state starting Monday.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Scientists: Global Sea Level Rise Happening, Unavoidable

Sea levels worldwide have risen an average of nearly 3 inches (8 centimeters) since 1992, the result of warming waters and melting ice, a panel of NASA scientists said Wednesday. In 2013, a United Nations panel predicted sea levels would rise from 1 to 3 feet (0.3 to 0.9 meters) by the end of the century.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

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