RedskyNews Category: Americas

56 Dead 100 Missing In Guatemala Mudslide

Mudslide

MEXICO CITY Frantic rescuers on Saturday dug in search of hundreds of people feared trapped beneath the rubble of a collapsed hillside that buried scores of homes in a suburb of Guatemala City. Four more bodies were pulled from the

One Dead In South Carolina Floods

CarolinaFloods

Parts of South Carolina have seen 5 or more inches of rain fall in a drenching storm that flooded and closed roads, submerged cars and made for a hazardous commute. Officials in Spartanburg County say one person died Thursday morning

5.2 Earthquake Hits Mexico City

MexicoQuake

An earthquake caused buildings to shake in Mexico City and triggered quake alarms on Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The earthquake registered a magnitude of 5.2, Mexico’s national seismological service said. The head of Mexico’s emergency

Watch Supercharged Volcanic Ash Cloud

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A supercharged ash cloud has sparked stunning lightning strikes at an erupting Chilean volcano. The video, from the BBC’s Patagonia series, was posted to the British broadcaster’s Facebook page overnight and captured by Chilean filmmaker Christian Muñoz-Donoso during an eruption

Colima Volcano In Western Mexico Erupts

Colima

The Colima volcano in Western Mexico continued releasing large columns of ash and smoke on Tuesday. On Monday night the volcano spewed lava around its crater and released a column of smoke. Authorities told local media the activity was considered

Canada: Sudbury Shaken By Two Earthquakes

Sudbury

Two earthquakes are confirmed to have shaken parts of Sudbury Tuesday night — shocking many people in the Minnow Lake and New Sudbury areas. Earthquake Canada’s web site confirms two distinct events. The first earthquake happened at 9:06 p.m. and

Drought Hit California Continues To Burn

CaliforniaFires

California is burning. One of the worst wildfire seasons in the state’s history has killed six people and destroyed over a thousand homes, California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said on Monday. Hundreds of thousands of hectares across the

Pope Chooses Fiat Over Volkswagen

Pope Francis visit to Washington DC, America - 23 Sep 2015

At about nine-thirty on Wednesday morning, President Obama and his wife, Michelle, were standing at the South Portico of the White House waiting for their guest to arrive. A big, black Secret Service S.U.V. pulled up, one of the type

4.2 Earthquake Off Vancouver No Tsunami

Vancouver

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit off the west coast of Northern Vancouver Island, around 535km away from Vancouver. The earthquake occurred at 6:24 a.m. Tuesday morning 201km west of Port Hardy under the Pacific

6.5 Earthquake Off Chile Coast No Tsunami

Santiago

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a 6.5 magnitude earthquake has struck about 130 miles north of Santiago, Chile at around 10:40 (PST) Monday morning. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said there is