Abnormally low sand levels along Oregon beaches are causing all sorts of interesting things to pop up, usually in the form of ancient forests usually well buried during most decades - forests that tell some intriguing, even terrifying stories.
|Surreal stumps of Neskowin
Diyarbakir, Turkey - Heavy storms, landslides, flash floods and lightning have killed at least 23 people in Europe and Turkey, officials said on Monday.
Nine people died in eastern Turkey, including six killed in severe flooding in mountainous Agri province near the Iranian border, where river waters were swollen by melting snows. Two more people were missing.
AN earthquake with the magnitude of 5.8 jolted Tonga early this morning.
A small earthquake jolted the city Sunday night.
No damage was reported.
The quake measured 2.8 on the Richter scale and hit at 8:46 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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The Oklahoma Geological Survey reports a small earthquake and two aftershocks rumbled parts of Pittsburg County.
The survey's chief geophysicist Jim Lawson says yesterday's earthquake happened about 4 pm and measured 3.2 on the Richter scale.
It's May 26th, Memorial Day weekend. Normally, there'd be kids playing on this playground right about now, but instead it's windy, cold, and there's snow on the ground.
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Mon, 28 May 2007 13:24 UTC
Homes were left without power, downed trees damaged dozens of cars and school was cancelled for thousands of kids as a blast of record snow slammed many parts of southern Alberta yesterday.
BRITAIN looks set to be hit by Bank Holiday SNOW today.
Heavy rain is forecast for almost everywhere, but areas as far apart as northern Scotland and East Anglia could turn white.
Sat, 26 May 2007 12:06 UTC
They live hundreds of feet below the sea. A formidable predator that can rip its prey to pieces.
The giant Humboldt squid have returned to the waters of Southern California, and they're bigger and more plentiful than ever.
Fishermen are thankful, but biologists are worried.
"I have nearly a thousand dives with these animals and I have been either tested or full out attacked about 80 percent of the time," Scott Cassell said.
Cassell has been studying the Humboldt squid for the past 13 years.
Flooding in Siberian and Far East regions have forced more than 3000 people to leave their homes, a local emergency service spokesman said Monday.
"Thirteen residential areas in Siberia and the Far East are still affected by flooding - 1,116 homes with a population of almost 4,000 residents, and 3,167 people have been evacuated," the spokesman said.
In one village in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), almost 900 houses had been flooded forcing over 2,500 people to leave their homes.