Posts Tagged ‘batters’

Nearly 10,000 homes in U.K. left WITHOUT POWER as Storm Henk batters country

(NaturalNews) Nearly 10,000 homes in the United Kingdom are currently without power due to a major storm that hit South West England.Sky News reported on Jan…. Source

Jerusalem braces for rare snow as winter storm batters Israel

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Extreme weather batters the Balkans with snow, floods and ice

In central Croatia, which was hit by a major earthquake on December 29, people cannot stay in their damaged homes and have been sleeping in containers.

Typhoon Haishen batters southern Japan

This is Japan being battered by winds of up to 144 kilometres-per-hour. Typhoon Haishen barrelled through the southern mainland, bringing powerful winds and drenching rain. It cut power to tens of thousands of homes and prompted authorities to call for some 1.8 million people to evacuate. But social distancing meant evacuation centres had their capacities […]

Rare snowstorm batters Chilean capital, leaves one dead & 337k homes without power (PHOTOS)

The one fatality was a worker who was clearing ice, the capital’s authorities said in a statement at a press conference, as cited by local media.  Two other people were injured after being electrocuted by a fallen power line, the statement added. About 337,000 households were left without power due to the storm, the Office […]

Monster storm batters the city of Chengdu, China

     A heavy rainstorm yesterday ravaged the Chinese city of Chengdu during evening rush hours, causing traffic chaos. Terrifying video clips circulating on social media show high wind gusts pushing cars on the road like toys and smashing down the glass doors of an office building. The extreme weather also caused a huge explosion in […]

14th meeting of Chemical Weapons Convention SPs in Asia kicks off

Following the arrangements made between Iran’s Secretariat of National Authority of the Chemical Weapons Convention and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the 14th meeting of National Authorities of State Parties in Asia is being held in Tehran from 23 to 25 May 2016. This regional meeting of National Authorities hosted by Iran aims […]

Hot air or grave warning? Scientific report prompts talk of catastrophic ‘volcano season’

Authors of the Extreme Geohazards: Reducing the Disaster Risk and Increasing Resilience say the threat from low-probability, high impact disasters is being “grossly underestimated”. Presented to the European Geosciences Union General Assembly last April, the study looks at the extreme impacts of natural hazards like earthquakes, tsunamis, extreme weather and volcanoes. It states that “extreme […]

SOTT FOCUS:’s Yearly State of the World Address

     Dear Readers, 2015 is about to end, and if you have been following SOTT closely, you will be aware that it has been one heck of a year! Even before the terrible event in San Bernardino, the whole world was awakening to the fact that things have changed drastically and dramatically since the Color […]

Jim Fetzer… ‘Nobody Died At Sandy Hook’

In a stunning demonstration of online book burning, has just banned a book because of its contents. The book Nobody Died at Sandy Hook consists of analysis from a dozen contributor authors, and is edited by Jim Fetzer, Ph.D. ~ Video – FREE E-Book The book concludes that Sandy Hook was a staged FEMA […]

Paris attacks: ‘France will destroy IS’ – Hollande

From: French President Francois Hollande described Friday’s attacks in Paris as “an act of war” France is committed to “destroying” the so-called Islamic State group after Friday’s deadly attacks, President Francois Hollande has said. He said he would table a bill to extend the state of emergency declared after the […]

Israeli Minister Says Stray Cats Should Be Deported!

An Israeli cabinet minister has sparked outrage and mockery after suggesting that the thousands of stray cats that walk the streets of Israel should be transferred to another country. In a letter to the environmental protection minister,  the agriculture Minister Uri Ariel,  offered to take the budget issued for the spaying and neutering of stray animals […]

The power of networking: Groups are better than individuals at sniffing out lies

People are not generally great at detecting deception, but new research shows that discussing with others makes a big difference.      The official board game of my house is One Night: Ultimate Werewolf, and whenever we play, the unspoken (or, more often, spoken) assumption is that my roommate Adam is always the werewolf. To be […]

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