Saturday, May 29, 2010

Locusts Next

Thousands flee volcanos in Ecuador and Guatemala

"Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes as volcanos erupted in Guatemala and Ecuador.
In Guatemala, the Pacaya volcano began spewing lava, rocks and debris on Thursday, killing at least two people and injuring more than 50.
In Ecuador, the Tungurahua volcano forced the evacuation of seven villages and shut the airport and schools in Guayaquil, the country's largest city."

Deadly storm strikes volcano-hit Guatemala

"A powerful tropical storm has struck Guatemala, bringing torrential rains that have added to the disruption caused by an erupting volcano.
At least 12 people have died in mudslides and floods caused by tropical storm Agatha, which is moving in from the Pacific Ocean.
The rains are complicating efforts to clear up ash from the Pacaya Volcano, which began erupting on Thursday."

Third Oil Leak in Gulf

Giant quake possible in Pacific Northwest

"CORVALLIS, Ore. -- A U.S. scientist says there's a more than one-in-three chance a major earthquake like the one that struck Chile this year could strike the Pacific Northwest."

San Andreas-Like Fault Found in Eastern U.S.

Another, larger Icelandic volcano may erupt


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