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Category 4 Matthew heads for Bahamas and South Florida; hurricane watch issued

Matthew heading to Haiti"Extremely dangerous" Category 4 Hurricane Matthew is moving north toward Cuba, the Bahamas and Florida, where the National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane watch for much of the state's Atlantic coast.

Matthew made landfall near Les Anglais in western Haiti at 7 a.m. Tuesday with 145 mph winds and torrential rains. The National Hurricane Center says Matthew strengthened afterward with 150 mph winds with gusts up to 175 mph late Tuesday morning, making it the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007.


Texas activists who lost one pipeline fight set sights on ne

Dakota access pipeline protest

It looks to Lori Glover “like a long snake going across the whole desert”. For David Keller, it is “like having a very beautiful historic home and having someone run a bulldozer through the kitchen”. And in Yolonda Blue Horse’s view, it is another example of disrespect from an industry that does not care about native people.

Before the Dakota Access pipeline sparked continuing protests that led to national attention and an Obama administration intervention, a feisty group of activists in remote west Texas waged a long battle against the same company when it pressed ahead with plans to run a 143-mile natural gas pipeline to Mexico through some of the state’s most pristine countryside.


Mexico's Colima volcano erupts, 3 hamlets evacuated

Colima volcanoEruptions at the Colima volcano in western Mexico continued Saturday, forcing authorities to evacuate hundreds of people from three hamlets on the volcano's slopes.

The civil defense office in Jalisco state said glowing-hot rock continued to flow down the volcano's southern and southeastern slopes, and vapor and ash emissions continued.


Earthquake advisory issued for Southern California

earthquke advisory Calif.A swarm of earthquakes that rattled the Salton Sea area earlier this week has increased the probability of a major quake hitting Southern California, CBS Los Angeles reports.

The California Office of Emergency Services (OES) issued an earthquake advisory warning residents and officials in Ventura, San Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, Los Angeles, Kern and Imperial counties that there was a greater possibility of a major earthquake through Oct. 4.


Powerful Category 4 Hurricane Matthew Heads For Jamaica And Cuba

Hurricane matthewHurricane Matthew strengthened on Friday into the Caribbean’s first major hurricane in four years as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba with winds of up to 140 miles per hour (220 kph) powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said.

Matthew was about 465 miles (750 km) southeast of Kingston, Jamaica, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) designated it as a Category 4, the second strongest on the Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane intensity.


Loma Fire continues to grow in Northern California

Loma fireThe wildfire in the mountains near Santa Cruz, Calif. has grown to 4,147 acres and is 34 percent contained, Cal Fire said Thursday.

The so-called Loma Fire has destroyed eight homes, nine other buildings and damaged another home since it broke out on Monday. A winery is one of the areas scorched by the fire.

A firefighter has been injured, but Cal Fire did not disclose the firefighters condition.


Tourists trapped on erupting Indonesian volcano

Tourists trapped on Indonesian volcanoAuthorities evacuated more than 1,000 people from Indonesia's Mount Rinjani after a sub-volcano began erupting, but about 250 tourists were left trapped on the volcano, local officials said.

Mount Barujari, a sub-volcano within the 12,224-foot high Mount Rinjani on Indonesia's North Lombok island, spewed ash up to 6,500 feet in the air Tuesday, prompting an evacuation.


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