Posts Tagged ‘Southwest’

Chemical attack on kindergarten in southwest China injures more than 51 people

More than 50 people, mostly children, were injured by a man who broke into a kindergarten in southwest China and sprayed them with corrosive liquid, local authorities said Tuesday. The suspect, a 23-year-old surnamed Kong, entered the kindergarten by climbing a wall before spraying victims with sodium hydroxide, said local authorities in Kaiyuan city, […]

American Airlines Joins Southwest In Abandoning Hope 737 MAX Will Fly Again This Year

Even as Boeing still tells anyone who will listen that it is confident the infamous 737 MAX plane will fly again this year, its biggest clients are giving up hope, and earlier today American Airlines abandoned expectations it would resume flights with the Boeing Co. 737 Max this year, pulling the troubled plane from the carrier’s schedule […]

Earthquake hits southwest China – 1 dead

   A moderate earthquake struck China’s mountainous southwest on Sunday, killing at least one person and injuring 63. The magnitude 5.4 quake struck Neijiang, a city in Sichuan province, at 6:42 am, the government earthquake monitor reported. At least 132 houses collapsed and more than 5,000 were damaged, according to a city government statement. It […]

Flash of light seen in sky above southwest Victoria, Australia was meteor falling to earth

   A meteorite which was seen in the skies above the south-west last night was spotted from as far away as Hamilton and Portland. Security camera footage of the bright light falling to earth was captured by Tracey Reid’s home CCTV in Horsham at 8.27pm, but it was seen and heard by people in Hamilton […]

Two strong shallow earthquakes hit southwest China, at least 12 dead (UPDATE)

   Two strong earthquakes shook the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan on Monday, killing at least one person in a part of the country frequently affected by strong tremors. The first magnitude 5.9 quake was followed around 30 minutes later by one registering 5.2, both at a depth of 10 km (six miles) and centered […]

Agencies overwhelmed as over 127 dead dolphins wash up on Southwest Florida shores in 2018

     As it has for been many species, 2018 was a terrible year for dolphins, which are still in what was declared an “unusual mortality event” by government agencies in August. The region’s unrelenting and remarkably virulent toxic red tide is thought to be to blame. Scientific confirmation of its lethal impact on dolphins, however, […]

Russia Slams Illegal US Occupation of Southwest Syria

On Tuesday a top Russian military official slammed the United States for “illegally occupying” a massive zone in southwest Syria surrounding the American garrison of al-Tanf, effectively protecting some 6,000 armed militants that Russia has designated terrorists. The Head of Russia’s National Defense Control Center, Colonel-General Mikhail Mizintsev, called the US-occupied area “the last stronghold of evil” which […]

Deadly floods in southwest France after staggering 244 mm (9 inches) of rain in 6 hours – UPDATE: 13 confirmed dead

     At least 6 people have died in floods affecting parts of southern France after extremely heavy rainfall over night, 14 to 15 October, 2018. The heaviest of the rain fell in Aude department. Meteo France said that in a 12 period to early 15 October, 295 mm of rain fell was recorded Trèbes, which […]

13 dead in flash flooding in southwest France – rescue service via AFP (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Heavy rainfall overnight caused considerable damage to property in a number of communities in the region, the Ministry of the Interior confirmed. The death toll now stands at 13, with BFM TV reporting that nine of the victims were killed near the village of Trebes. Meanwhile, three people, including a nun, are reported to have been […]

Full Report: The Battle for Southwest Syria

With recent victories along the southern front, and with the Syrian Arab Army taking full control of the main border crossing with Jordan, it’s only a matter of time before Damascus forces will liberate the remaining terrorist-held pockets, before finally forcing the illegally occupying US forces in the northeast to move off, as well as […]

Over 90 killed in string of attacks in Syria’s southwest, ISIS behind carnage

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the market area in the city of Sweida, Sana state news agency said. Law enforcement reportedly killed two more suicide attackers before they could blow themselves up. The villages of al-Matouneh, Douma, Tima, al-Shabaki, and Rami to the northeast of Sweida were struck by simultaneous attacks. READ MORE: […]

Terrifying moment a road collapses in southwest China caught on camera (VIDEO)

The terrifying incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning in the city of Guang’an in the Sichuan Province. Footage shows a 50-meter (55-yard) stretch of the road suddenly cave in, followed by the collapse of trees and surrounding debris. In a later clip the wide scale of the destruction can be seen. The […]

US tells rebels not to count on its help as Syrian army advances into country’s southwest – report

In a letter to the commanders of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), a loose umbrella group of armed rebels, Washington wrote that they should not base their decisions “on the assumption or expectation of a military intervention by us.” The message, which was reported by Reuters on Sunday, calls on the group to decide for […]

Syrian Army captures 7 towns during massive advance in southwest Syria – map

2018-06-24 BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:20 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army continued their southwest Syria offensive on Saturday, scoring a new advance inside northeastern countryside of the Dara’a Governorate. Led by their elite Tiger Forces division, the Syrian Arab Army launched another big assault inside the Al-Lajat region on Saturday in a bid to encircle the […]

Manwolf report: Wolf-like creature seen southwest Montana

     There’s been a lot of excitement in the past week over a wolf-like animal shot by a rancher near Denton in north Central Montana. It’s some kind of canid, most experts agree, and possibly some type of wolf-dog hybrid. A few have gone so far as to call it a dogman or even werewolf, […]

Syrian government seeks to recapture southwest – foreign minister

The Syrian government wants to recapture insurgent territory in the southwest through a settlement in which fighters accept state rule or leave, the foreign minister said on Saturday. Walid al-Moualem also said the United States must withdraw from the Tanf base in the southeast. Damascus has not engaged in talks about the […]

‘Panic Just Ensues’: Inside Southwest’s Fatal Midair Engine Failure

A passenger on a Southwest Airlines Co. flight died Tuesday after an engine broke apart at more than 30,000 feet, spraying metal pieces through the fuselage and forcing the crippled jet to make an emergency landing. It was the first fatality from a U.S. airline accident since 2009. Details of what happened to Flight 1380 […]

Offices, schools closed in Iran’s west, southwest due to dust pollution

Tasnim – Dust storms originating in Iraq have hit Iran’s western and southwestern areas, prompting health warnings and resulting in closed schools and offices. Kurdistan, Kermanshah, Ilam and Khuzestan are among the hardest hit provinces in Iran where residents with heart and respiratory problems have been warned to stay indoors, Iranian media reported. Various reports […]

Strong shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.9 southwest of Africa

     Most important Earthquake Data: Magnitude : 5.9 Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown GMT/UTC Time : 2017-10-23 08:32:34 Depth (Hypocenter) : 10 km Source Article from Hits: 21

Nearly 40,000 lightning strikes in 24 hours lit up the sky in southwest California

     A volatile storm brewing over Southern California produced nearly 40,000 lightning strikes and threatened to bring more rain and thunderstorms Monday, forecasters said. The lightning and in-cloud flashes were observed in the last 24 hours over Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties, with the most activity occurring Sunday evening, according […]

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