Posts Tagged ‘snowstorm’

Snowstorm blankets US East Coast, threatening vaccine rollout

WASHINGTON, United States — A major snowstorm hit the US East Coast during Thursday’s early hours, creating extra challenges in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic and a mass vaccination rollout taking place across the region. The winter storm, moving over New York, Pennsylvania and other northeastern states, leaves millions facing more than a foot […]

US braces for major snowstorm as vaccine rollout continues

A major snowstorm has rolled into the northeast of the United States, just days after the start of a coronavirus vaccine campaign in the country, and amid a continuing surge in cases. Snow was falling from northern Virginia to parts of New England on Wednesday, continuing into Thursday, with a forecast of as much as […]

Spring snowstorm dumps up to a foot of snow on central and northeast Wyoming

     A snowstorm dumped up to a foot (30 centimeters) of snow in northeast Wyoming, closing schools and causing hazardous travel conditions. Slick and hazardous driving conditions were common on many roads and highways, including stretches of Interstate 90, in the region Monday afternoon. The Gillette News Record reported that about 9 inches (23 centimeters) […]

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 […]

Geo-Politics: Indian Ocean conundrum

     Over the past decade, the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), has emerged as the new focus of attention in the ever shifting geo-political and strategic struggle for dominance. With the growing clout of India and China in the global arena, the world superpowers, particularly the US, have had their attention drawn to the trade and […]

FBI flagged Boston Marathon bomber as terrorist threat prior to attacks, then lied about it

     WhoWhatWhy has discovered that the FBI secretly flagged at least one of the “Boston Marathon bombers” as a terrorist threat in his immigration records, despite publicly denying it had done so. This designation existed right up to the time the bombs went off at Boylston St. on April 15, 2013. Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s heavily redacted […]

Mysterious earth crack nearly a kilometer in length terrifies residents of Aponte, Colombia

     What started with a small fissure in early 2015 is today a giant mysterious earth crack nearly a kilometer in length that crosses the village of Aponte, Colombia. The crack has caused enormous damage to roads and houses in the village of Aponte in Nariño. At least 210 families are affected by this geological […]

Amazing pillars of light captured in Russia

If you have ever been privy to the phenomenon of light pillars, then you know it is truly an amazing sight. They appear when the weather is extremely cold and form vertical columns of light beaming directly towards the sky. Here a compilation of pillars of light for December 2015. They sometimes look like multiple […]

13 Health Benefits of Oranges

“Orange strengthens your emotional body, encouraging a general feeling of joy, well-being, and cheerfulness.” – Tae Yun Kim Who doesn’t love a delicious and juicy orange as a snack? They are popular with athletes because they can be easily eaten for a burst of energy. I enjoy eating one or two oranges a day most […]

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