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Drought spurs rodent problems across California
The four year-old drought in California is causing an influx of rats and mice to seek sustenance inside homes and around public water sources during their spring breeding season, according to reports.

24.04.2015 18:48

Hell of a VIDEO: Lava column & lightning hit dark sky as Chile’s Mt. Calbuco erupts for 2nd day
For the second day, Chile’s Calbuco volcano is terrorizing neighborhoods, erupting spurts of molten lava, thick smoke and bright lightning. Clouds of ash have blanketed nearby cities and are heading to the capital, Santiago, and neighboring Argentina.

24.04.2015 05:09

Surreal! Sunset turns massive Calbuco eruption into amazing scene (IMAGES)
The record-breaking volcanic eruption in southern Chile is dramatically altering skies, as spectacular views emerge of white plumes creeping miles up into the sky after coloring the night orange. A second blast took place hours ago.

23.04.2015 07:56

Extremely rare quadruple rainbow appears in New York (PHOTOS)
A New York woman sent the internet into frenzy on Wednesday – and brought the skeptics out in force – after she posted a photograph capturing an extremely rare quadruple rainbow with her smartphone.

23.04.2015 00:11

Deadly 'once-in-decade storm' drenches Australia’s east coast
Police divers have retrieved a fourth body following the ‘once-in-a-decade’ storm that began pounding Australia on Monday. The powerful storm has destroyed homes, left 200,000 residences without power and caused damage bills in the millions.

22.04.2015 10:05

Lyrid meteor shower: Spectacular show to light up the night sky
Take a peek into the heavens on Wednesday night and you may get a glimpse of the Lyrid meteor shower, which this year coincides with the Earth Day. The stunning celestial display could see as many as 100 meteors pass by every hour.

22.04.2015 01:38

3 killed, 200,000 homes without power as ‘worst in decade’ storm rages in Australia
A powerful storm hitting Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) coast has killed at least three people so far and left thousands without power.

21.04.2015 05:19

California’s water conservation efforts hindered as tiered pricing ruled unconstitutional
California’s tiered water pricing has to be based on delivery costs rather than conservation incentives, a state appeals court ruled. The verdict will have major implications on California’s efforts to conserve water amidst its unprecedented drought.

21.04.2015 00:50

Freak April blizzard takes Moscow by surprise (PHOTOS)
Polar bears at the Moscow Zoo were in heaven, but millions of residents in the Russian capital certainly were not as a snowstorm – yes a snowstorm in the middle of April - brought gasps and groans from city dwellers.

20.04.2015 21:00

Building roof blown away in single blast of wind caught on dashcam (VIDEO)
The entire roof of a two-story building was lifted into the sky with a single gust of wind in Siberia’s, Zabaykalsky Region. Stormy winds have been raging over the past week, causing massive devastation and deadly fires.

20.04.2015 16:03

6.8 quake off Taiwan coast prompts tsunami alert in southwestern Japan
Japan’s Miyakojima and Yaeyama areas have been placed on high alert with tsunami advisories being issued following a shallow 6.8-magnitude underwater earthquake off Taiwan’s coast. Warnings were lifted after no significant wave activity was registered.

20.04.2015 02:05

Violent ‘highway wildfire’ prompts evacuation of 300 homes in California (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Firefighters have managed to contain and reverse the rapid spread of a wildfire ravishing about 300 acres of land some 35 miles (56 km) east of Los Angeles. Evacuation orders for 300 homes were lifted after the threat was partially averted.

19.04.2015 12:11