Daily Archives: September 3, 2011

Hurricane Katia now category 2- latest models show Katia to remain at sea

  September 3, 2011 – Miami– Hurricane Katia intensified rapidly to become a Category 2 storm on Sunday as it spun through the Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center said. At 11 a.m. ET, Katia had maximum sustained winds of 100 mph … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Extreme Weather Event, Strange high tides & freak waves, Unprecedented Flooding | 11 Comments

Iceland’s Katla volcano hit by third small quake swarm in 6 days

September 3, 2011 – ICELAND – There may be inflation going on in Katla volcano, at least according to the automatic GPS data that IMO has on its web site. But this might be error in the data. But for … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Extreme Weather Event, High-risk potential hazard zone, Seismic tremors, Volcano Watch | 9 Comments

Scientists dismayed by unending string of disasters plaguing U.S.

September 3, 2011 – WASHINGTON, DC – Nature is pummeling the United States this year with extremes. Unprecedented triple-digit Fahrenheit (38-plus degree Celsius) heat and devastating drought. Deadly tornadoes leveling towns. Massive rivers overflowing. A billion-dollar blizzard. And now, unusual … Continue reading

Posted in Catastrophic Insurance losses mount, Climate unraveling, Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Environmental Threat, Extreme Weather Event, Food chain unraveling, Unprecedented Flooding | 40 Comments

Number of volcanoes in Indonesia on alert continues to rise

September 3, 2011 – INDONESIA  – The government has requested that local administrations remain on the alert for severe risks of volcanic eruptions, as the number of volcanoes showing abnormal activity continued to rise. As of Friday, activity in 22 volcanoes … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, High-risk potential hazard zone, Potential Earthchange hotspot, Seismic tremors, Volcanic Eruption, Volcano Watch | 3 Comments

CDC reports new swine-flu strain infections

September 3, 2011 – ATLANTA – Two cases of a new strain of swine-flu related infection have been reported in young children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Friday. The infections, identified in late August, involved an … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Environmental Threat, Pestilence Watch | 7 Comments

6.2 magnitude earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands

September 3, 2011 – ANTARCTICA – A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck the South Sandwich volcanic islands near Antarctica at a depth of 106 km. This is the second large earthquake to strike the region in 5 months. On March … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, High-risk potential hazard zone, Lithosphere collapse & fisssure, Potential Earthchange hotspot, Seismic tremors, Volcano Watch | 6 Comments

Fall in temperatures in the Pacific leading to return of La Nina warns UN

September 3, 2011 – SOMALIA – There is a 50 percent chance the climatic condition known as La Nina — which is associated with droughts in East Africa — will return this year, the UN weather agency said Thursday. “We … Continue reading

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Villagers unfazed by rising activity at Mount Tambora

September 3, 2011 – BIMA, INDONESIA  — The status of the Mount Tambora volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa has been raised to the second-highest alert status as its activity has been increasing since April, the Jakarta Globe reported on … Continue reading

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