Until we have another super storm or when the major quake due for Hawai'i island hits, tell your legislators that the HHRF should be protected. In fact, disaster preparedness on multiple fronts should be a high priority for the state.
The sudden sweep of a natural or personal disaster can happen at any time causing loss of life as well as treasured property and possessions. Ancient physician Galen reminds us that resiliency should not be left to chance.
By Jerry Zezima Life is a vicious cycle because there is always a laundry list of things to do. This is especially true if you have to do the laundry...
For many East Coasters, a quick trip to Southern neighbors where the sands are still toasty and the waves still refreshing is dampened by the threat of Mother Nature's finest beast: The Hurricane.
Our cause and effect for our crippling drought are much more cut and dry than how and when the next tremblor is going to strike.
The psychological effects of the storm were a surprise to me. I can speak only for myself, but I fell into a lethargic, depressive state after the initial panic over the lack of electricity subsided.
Guys, did you know that your life is in danger? Well. It is. But fret not. Because weather.com has kept a keen eye on the grim reaper and every one of his manifestations.
Change can evolve, slowly over time, or it can happen suddenly, without warning, at some moment when all the gravity of circumstance forces history to turn unexpectedly, sometimes explosively. If we are so smart, why is it that we seem incapable of planning such a turn?
Looking above at recent temperature anomalies, much of the US is cooler than normal, but the eastern Pacific warm spot continues to prevent much rain from reaching California, which is hotter than normal.
Perhaps not surprisingly, people have been quick to snicker about the Napa earthquake, downplaying its severity. To some extent, this makes sense -- the area was lucky. But while it's easy to cast judgment from afar and say, it's important to remember that these buildings meant something to their inhabitants.
Across the globe, we are seeing how a growing range of disasters are posing still more risks to our current way of living
Massive waves in the seas and intense turbulence in the air will result from apocalyptic weather over the coming decades, say forecasters at a World M...
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Jamel Egal was born the year it all fell apart. 1991. Somali President Siad Barre was overthrown and anarchy overtook the east African nation of Somalia. Warlords filled the void of a central government as lawlessness reigned and war became the norm.
Every summer during the height of Florida's hurricane season, I wonder. I wonder if predictions of tropical quietude or cyclonic upheaval will validate meteorologists' year-to-year models, the computer-generated guesses I've dubbed "Little Big Storms."
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.