May 2012

Storms, Wind and Rain, Flood and Drought
India Ferry Capsizes Due to Heavy Rain and Winds; 103 Dead, 100 Missing

Wettest April in 100 years - Sodden Britain braces for more floods

Flash floods kill 27 in Afghanistan- scores missing

Huge Dust Storm Swallows Iowa College Campus

Britain to see month's rain in one night as severe weather warnings issued

Widespread floods in Kenya kill 15 as 50,000 left homeless

At least 30 killed following flash flood in Takhar province, Afghanistan

More deadly floods strike north Afghanistan, 10,000 left homeless

Violent rainstorm wreaks havoc in North-Eastern France

Hurricane Season Comes Early This Year

Freak storm lashes Cannes film festival, soaking stars

Hurricane Bud could bring life-threatening conditions to Mexico

Hurricane Bud heading for area near Puerto Vallarta

North Korean Farmers Cite Grave Drought; Aid Unlikely

Montreal Floods: Heavy Rain Causes Power Failures, Shut Down Parts Of Metro
Abnormal Cold or Heat
Rare April Freezing Rain in Brazil

Forget The Floods And Get Ready To Shiver

Frost kills early blooms in Ontario, apple crop losses to top $100M

Farmers worry that May snow and freezing temperatures could bring crop failures to Britain

Scotland colder than the ARCTIC as country hit by snow and freezing weather

Hot Enough for You? Warmest May to April Ever for U.S

Britain's Coldest May in 300 Years

Unusual cold weather wiped out two of Morocco's primary crop exports

Northeast Ohio wine grapes destroyed by hard freeze

The Ice Age Cometh! Heavy snow surprises Bosnians after a hot weekend in mid May

First Time in 50 Years - Snow Hits Bosnian Capital

Snow and unusual weather in the UK Midlands

'Scientific experts' confounded by increasing snow cover on Mount Kilimanjaro

Late-season storm could bring summer snow to Sierra, California

Perth's Coldest May Night in 98 Years
Family's terror as their Florida house is nearly engulfed by 100ft wide sinkhole

Sinkhole in Arkansas parking lot swallows SUV

Update: Massive Florida Sinkhole Expanding

Three sinkholes open up in Prince William County, Virginia

Huge sinkhole opens in Montreal after student protest

Massive Sinkhole Forms Near Central City, Colorado

Anoka County, Minneapolis sinkhole is growing
Hail, Tornadoes and Typhoons
Deadly tornado rips through eastern Japan

More Weird Weather: Supercell brings tornado to England

Twin Waterspouts Caught on Camera

40 Die in Chinese Hailstorm

Freak storm brings never seen before hail to Philippines, homes destroyed

Hailstorm rips through Cuttack, India, Capital hit too

Tornado Hits Weimar, Texas

Tornado damages 15 homes in North Port, Florida

Tornado Confirmed on Ground near Wausau, Wisconsin

Tornadoes strafe Kansas, damaging homes; 1 hurt

Tornadoes cause heavy property damage near Montreal
USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 5.7 - Michoacan, Mexico

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.0 - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico

Cascadia tension: earthquake swarm continues off the coast of Vancouver

Azerbaijan hit with strongest earthquake in 4 years- swarm of tremors follow

Civil Defense of Peru issues earthquake warnings after two days of abnormal tremor activity

5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Israel and Palestine

5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Northeast India

Moderate earthquake hits Tajikistan: USGS

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.2 - Tarapaca, Chile

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.0 - Papua New Guinea

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.2 - Off The Coast of Aisen, Chile

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.0 - Northern Italy

Update: Powerful quake kills at least 3 in northern Italy

In pictures: Italy earthquake

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.0 - Off The East Coast of Honshu, Japan

M6.2 quake and several above M5.0 hit off Northeast Japan in last day

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 5.6 - Bulgaria

Japan Quake Aftershock Tally Exceeds 5,000

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.1 (Magnitude Changed to 6.0) - Hokkaido, Japan

Magnitude 5.8 Bulgarian Earthquake Followed By 80 Aftershocks, Worst in Region Since 1917

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.2 - Norwegian Sea

Earthquake Magnitude 4.8 shakes nervous Christchurch, sending shoppers fleeing into the streets

5.6 earthquake which jolted Bulgaria was strongest since 1858, and the aftershocks continue

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.0 - Bonin Islands, Japan Region

Fourth earthquake rocks East Texas

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.7 - Santiago Del Estero, Argentina

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 5.8 - Northern Italy (aftershocks included)

Update: Italy Hit by 2nd Deadly Quake in Days; Death Toll at 16
Mass Animal Deaths
32 Dead Porpoises Worry Wildlife Experts

Fish Pond in Shenzhen Ravaged Overnight

Peru pelican and dolphin deaths prompt warning to stay off beaches

Mysterious fish kill under investigation in Kuwait

Mystery Surrounds Dead Pelicans Found Along Indian River

Peru Says 5,000 Birds, Nearly 900 Dolphins Dead

2,300 Birds Found Dead Along Chilean Beaches

Mass Bird Deaths: Mystery Linked To El Nino

Pacific Mystery: What's Killing the Dolphins and the Pelicans?

Bee Kills and Genetic Engineering in the Corn Belt

Dead Fish Pile up on Mula-Mutha Banks

Dolphin Deaths in Peru: The Mystery Deepens

60,000 to 100,000 dead fish wash up eastern shores of U.S. near Chesapeake Bay

Black Sea Ecologists Alarmed By Dolphin Deaths

Hundreds of Endangered Antelopes Dying in Kazakhstan

Thousands of Shellfish Found Dead in Peru
Mount Asphyxia Volcano Erupts - South Sandwich Islands

Popocatepetl Volcano Threatens Millions with Gas and Ash, Mexico on High Alert

Increased Volcanic Activity at Mt. Baekdu

Pagan Island Volcano Erupts in Mariana Islands

Icelandic volcano warming up for eruption: Small glacier flood continues at Katla

Mexico Volcano Spews Huge Ash Cloud, Frightens Villagers

Growing fears that huge North Korean volcano will soon erupt

Blasts Continue to Menace People Near Popocatepetl Volcano

Dramatic eruption seen at Sakurajima volcano in Japan

Guatemala Fuego Volcano Spits Lava and Ash

Is an eruption at Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano imminent?

Residents evacuated near Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano after gas emission

Growing unrest: preventive alert declared for three Costa Rican volcanoes

500 evacuated from vicinity of Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz volcano
Three Forest Fires Burn Out of Control in Alberta; Fire Ban in Effect

Clouds of Smoke, Ash from Forest Fire Lead to State of Emergency in Timmins

Wildfires Hit Six U.S. States, Small Towns Evacuated
Mysterious smell detected in Tel Aviv, Israel

Mystery smell in Tel Aviv: Source still unknown

Source of Vibrating Houses Traced to Methane Gas From Landfill

Mysterious Noises, Vibrations Reported in Austin

Mystery Earthquake Near McCall Puzzles Scientists, Technicians

Purple Skies

'Roll Clouds' Filmed in Texas, Montana 29-30 May

Greenland Glaciers Are Speeding Up

Bering Sea Sees Surprising Record Ice Cover

Destabilization: Scientists discover new unstable region the size of New Jersey under Antarctica Ice Sheet

Researchers find New Zealand more seismically unstable than previously thought

Japan's Mt. Fuji a Ticking Time-bomb? Scientists Find 30 km Long Active Fault

Sumatra Volcanoes May Pack Deadly Punch

In less than 24 hours, Lake Cachet II in Chile's southern Patagonia vanished
'Climate Change'
Rise and Fall of Underwater Volcano Revealed

Last Ice Age took just SIX months to arrive

Global Cooling on the Way? Lake Sediment Proves Sun Cooled Earth 2,800 Years Ago and Could Happen Again Soon!

Japan tornado: Temperature differences spawned supercell storm

Belief That CO2 Can Regulate Climate Is 'Sheer Absurdity' Says Prominent German Meteorologist

Canadian Journalist exposes UN IPCC 'leading scientists' to be ideologically compatible grad students

US Offense Secretary Panetta: Climate change a national security threat

Global Warming Propaganda Alert! NASA Scientist James Hanson Says Civilization Will Be At Risk if Canada Exploits Oil Sands

Climate Change Nonsense: Dinosaur flatulence may have led to global warming
June 2012

Storms, Wind and Rain, Flood and Drought
Severe weather rips through southern Ontario

Britain on flood alert as severe weather wrecks havoc

'It's way too wet': Gulf Coast battered by 18 inches of rain in 24 hours, hundreds of homes flooded

Even More Rain Forecast for Flooded Florida Gulf Coast

Month's worth of rain is expected to fall in South-East in the next 24 hours after non-stop deluge across swathes of England overnight

Southern half of Western Australia braces for second cyclonic 125km/h blast

A 'once in 50 years' storm: More flood misery as UK set to be hit by 70mph winds and month's worth of rain in next 24 hours

Torrential Rains Pound Taiwan Leaving Six Dead and Thousands Homeless

Carlotta Becomes a Hurricane, Threatens Mexico Coast

Death toll rises to 3 from Hurricane Carlotta in Mexico

Mysterious flood in river cuts off 13 villages

Tropical Storm Talim expected to bring heavy rainfall to Taiwan, accumulation could exceed 1,500mm by Thursday

'Torrential downpours' forecast as new severe weather warning issued for Somerset

Heavy Rains Cause Major Flooding, Sinkholes in Eastern Minnesota

11 killed in landslide as heavy rains pound Indonesia

People, animals flee floods in NE Minnesota city

Duluth in State of Emergency after Torrential Rains Sweep City, North Shore

Caribbean System May Spawn Floods From Florida to Caymans

Flood fear after rain forecast for North and Mid-Wales

Sunshine State's Potential Debby Deluge

Tropical Storm Debby Breaks Record with Early Debut

Floods cut part of main interstate highway as Debby storms over Florida - total of 2 feet of rain possible by weekend

Colorado farmers are facing disaster

British Columbia Flood Evacuation Alerts Grow

Deadly British Columbia flooding continues to prompt evacuations, highway closures

Landslides, Floods Kill 76 in Southern Bangladesh

Saskatoon hit with high winds, power outages

100 killed in landslides and flooding, 250,000 dislocated, as heavy torrential rains pound Bangladesh

Superstorm smashes UK as flash-flooding and 5-inch long hailstones cause widespread damage

Torrential rain causes havoc across Ireland with parts of Cork worst hit - wettest June on record

Millions evacuated in several parts of China due to heavy torrential rain and landslides

Electrifying! Record 110,000 Lightning Bolts Strike During UK 'Superstorms'

States of Emergency Declared in 4 States and DC as Storm Death Toll Rises

Wettest April to June in UK Since Records Began, More Unsettled Weather to Come
Abnormal Cold or Heat
Coldest June day in decades for Sweden as temperatures drop as low as -6 C

Winter Hits Europe - Stockholm Has Coldest Day in 84 Years! Sweden Coldest Temperature In 20 Years!

Freak Snow Storm in Swiss Valley

Mount Washington covered in snow for record third June in a row

Antarctica South Pole Station Sets New Record Low: -100.8°F...Media AWOL

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot! Nation Breaks More than 1,000 Heat Records in a Week, with More to Fall

Two Suspected Deaths in US Heat Wave

Sweden Records One Of Its Coldest and Wettest June Months Since Records Began In 1786

Cold Snap Chills Summer in Lapland

Scorching heatwave across US as millions suffer storm power outages

Violent derecho storms ravage Eastern U.S. leaving 5 dead and 2 million without power

Eastern U.S. Hit by Heat Wave, Power Outages
China Sinkhole Forces 844 To Evacuate

Sinkhole Forces Naples Church Services Outdoors

Sinkhole swallows minibus in South China

Sinkhole Swallows Another Florida Home

Duluth Roads Collapse, Sinkholes Swallow Cars

Another massive sinkhole swallows yet another Florida home

Florida riddled with sinkholes: Multiple sinkholes open in Hernando County

More Florida sinkholes open up, including 100 foot wide gash in Marion Country

Sinkhole Opens Up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

11 families flee 50-foot sinkhole in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

Sinkhole surprise in Costa Rica: Giant sinkhole opens up on busy highway

Sinkhole threatens Florida town's courthouse
Hail, Tornadoes and Typhoons
Tornado Filmed Over Mexico City 1 June

Tornado touches down in Hungary 1 June

Tornado at Baltimore Airport June 1st

Taber, Calgary damaged by tornado

Tornado touches down in Perth, Australia

Tornado leaves 3 dead in Missouri

Severe Colorado Storm: Large Hail, Tornado Near Denver International Airport And Heavy Flooding Around Front Range

Storm brings golfball-sized hail, tornado to Montana

Tornados and heavy storms leaves residents in Wyoming and Colorado standing knee-deep in hail

Perth Tornado - Incredible Footage

Bizarre Ice Storm Hits Donegal, Ireland in June Winter-Like Scene

Severe hailstorms swept through Colorado and Wyoming

Freak Hail Storm Hits Durban, South Africa

Rare tornado hits Venice

Baseball-sized hail hits Dallas Texas area

Typhoon Guchol is forecast to strike Japan at about 18:00 GMT on 19 June - cutting a path through the heart of Tokyo

Severe Storms bring tornado, golf-ball sized hail to Minnesota

Tornadoes touch down in Saskatchewan, Canada

Lightning Strikes, Hail Mark Violent Friday Storms over South Florida

Powerful tornado sucks caravan into the air with terrified security guard inside as it wreaks havoc in sleepy village
Japanese seismologists warn seismic tension is building on a tectonic plate east of Tokyo

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.0 - Salta, Argentina

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.2 - South of Panama

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.4 - South of Panama

Earthquake sways tall buildings in Indonesia's capital but causes no damage or tsunami

Earthquake reported off coast of Mayo

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 4.0 - NW of Clifden, Ireland

First Ever 4.0 Earthquake off Ireland's Coast Surprises Geologists

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 5.2 - NE of Saryg-Sep, Russia

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.0 - Southern Peru

Awakening? Earthquake swarm reported at San Pedro-Pellado volcano- eruption would be first in recorded history

Mainland Australia rattled by 10th tremor in less than 7 days

5.1 Earthquake Hits Western Turkey, Bulgaria Rattled Too

Double 4.2 magnitude earthquakes rattle towns in Australia's southeast

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.0 - Taiwan Region

Scores Feared Dead in Afghan Earthquakes and Resulting Landslide

Update: Afghans Fear 80 Dead After Quake Triggers Landslide

4.1 Earthquake Shakes Southern California

71 confirmed dead in yet another Afghanistan earthquake

Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Shakes Southeastern Turkey, Some Minor Damage, Injuries Reported

10 Aftershocks Followed 4.0 Earthquake in Orange County, Officials Say

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.1 - Luzon, Philippines

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off The East Coast of Japan

Largest earthquake in 109 years rattles Victoria Australia

Earthquake Magnitude 5.1 - Off Coast of Oregon

Earthquake Magnitude 6.0 - Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Aftershocks After Rare Melbourne Quake

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.0 - MacQuarie Island Region

Indonesia jolted with 5.9 quake

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.1 - Near The East Coast of Kamchatka, Russia

Oman records back-to-back earthquake tremors

Quake Hits Northwestern Iran

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.3 - Northern Xinjiang, China

Another Earthquake Jolts China
Mass Animal Deaths
Tons of Dead Sardines Washed Up at Port Ohara, Japan

Officials Investigate Fish Deaths at Blue Springs Lake

'Starving' Crown-of-Thorns Starfish in Mass Stranding in Japan

Unusual Dolphin Strandings on Texas Coast Prompt Inquiry

30-foot young diseased humpback whale beaches near Vancouver and dies

10th Dead Sea Turtle for Delaware; Recovered in Dewey10th Dead Sea Turtle for Delaware; Recovered in Dewey

Dead sea turtles wash ashore on New Jersey beaches

Sea sick: Another virus crashes Canada's salmon farms
New String of Underwater Volcanoes Found in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty

Guatemala's Fuego Volcano Erupts

Shiveluch volcano on Kamchatka spews ash 8 km high- Red Alert Issued

Colombian volcano Nevado del Ruiz spews ash and gas, makes "strong, strange noises"

Long-grumbling Alaska volcano has explosive ash burst

Increased seismic activity reported at Iceland's Katla Volcano

Yellowstone Geysers Become Active Again After Dormant Periods

Volcanic activity lifts Canary island

Colombia Volcano Erupts, Prompts Evacuations
Record-setting New Mexico fire expected to burn for weeks

Firefighters Make Progress Against Historic New Mexico Blaze

Raging Fires Burn Thousands of Acres in Colorado, New Mexico

36 wildfires burn across Alaska after lightning strikes

Update: High Park Fire now 20,000 acres in Colorado

High Park Fire: Number of homes destroyed by 52,000-acre wildfire soars to 112

Colorado wildfire: High Park Fire claims 181 homes

Wildfires Rage in Siberia: State of Emergency Declared

Deadly Colorado wildfire surpasses 100-square-mile mark

Russia declares state of emergency as hundreds of wildfires race across northern interior

16 Homes Lost As Estes Park Fire Spreads

Colorado's High Park fire at 82,190 acres; new pre-evacuation orders

Treasure Fire Burning 20 Acres Near Leadville, Colorado

Second wildfire rages across Utah: 39,000 acres goes up in flames

Flagstaff Fire: Blaze at 200-300 acres; pre-evacuation orders for south Boulder, Colorado

Waldo Canyon Fire: Colorado wildfire worsens, forcing 7,000 more from homes

Colorado wildfire of 'epic proportions' displaces 32,000; tests firefighters

Waldo Canyon fire: About 300 homes destroyed in Colorado Springs

Northern Cheyenne Reservation Burning
Stay or go? Some towns are eyeing retreat from sea

State officials warn of growing dangers of a massive mudflow on Mount Rainier

Huge Cloud Hole Photographed by Satellite

Double Crepuscular Rays

'Shaking Booms' Snapped Trees in Half Days Before Indiana Radiation Incident

China's Wuhan city covered in sudden mysterious yellow haze

Waters near Osaka Bay Japan turn pale yellow

Huge 'end-of-the-world' super cell mushroom cloud dominates skyline over Beijing

Mysterious Yellow Haze Shrouds Central China

Rare Green, Blue Flashes During Sunset

Electric Blue Noctilucent Clouds Seen From Scotland

Post-storm sky produces rare atmospheric phenomenon - mammatus clouds

Three villages buried in Uganda by landslide on slopes of Mt. Elgon - 100 feared dead

Update: Uganda tragedy: 450 people missing and believed to be buried under mountains of mud

Strange Sound Reported in San Diego

Mysterious Bubbles in Bayou Corne, Louisiana coincide with homes subsiding and shaking

Dangerous Rip Currents Claim Lives at Florida Beaches

Massive swell sets stage for unforgettable big-wave surfing session
'Climate Change'
Tipping Point? Earth Headed for Catastrophic Collapse, Researchers Warn

NASA Predicts Lowest Sunspot Max in 100 Years

Sri Lankan geologist says a new tectonic plate being created in the region

Could a supervolcano happen in our lifetime?

Antarctic Ice Shelves Not Melting at All, New Field Data Show

Scientists warn New Zealand's Alpine fault about due for a 8.0 magnitude earthquake

Stunning Map Reveals World's Earthquakes Since 1898

Sorry Global Warming Alarmists, The Earth Is Cooling

Earth Changes Propaganda Alert! Al Qaida PR magazine calls on Jihadists to start forest fires in the West