Daily Archives: December 17, 2011

Indonesia Ijen volcano goes on increased alert- yellow

December 17, 2011 – INDONESIA – The alert level of Ijen volcano in East Java has been raised to alert/unrest (2 out of 4) due to increased seismic activity and increased temperatures and fumaroles inside the crater, famous for its … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Washi leaves 957 dead as it slams into the Philippines

December 17, 2011 – PHILIPPINES – Pounding rain from a tropical storm swelled rivers and sent walls of water crushing into two southern Philippine cities in the thick of night, killing at least 957 people, many caught in their beds, officials … Continue reading

Posted in Climate unraveling, Cloudburst storms with flashflooding, Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Environmental Threat, Extreme Weather Event, Gale-force winds and gusts, High-risk potential hazard zone, Strange high tides & freak waves, Unprecedented Flooding | 6 Comments

On the move? Scientists discover geothermal activity outside Yellowstone zone

December 17, 2011 – Wyoming – Yellowstone National Park – NASA’s Landsat satellites have been tracking Yellowstone’s underground geothermal activity, a deep heat that is stored 4,000 miles into the earth’s core. But there are areas where these energy levels are … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Earthquake Omens?, High-risk potential hazard zone, Potential Earthchange hotspot, Seismic tremors, Signs of Magnetic Field weakening, Volcano Watch | 10 Comments

Massive power outages reported as storm batters France

December 17, 2011 – FRANCE – A storm has battered north-western France, leaving hundreds of thousands without power, disrupting rail traffic and grounding a ship that spilled oil off the coast of Brittany. There were no immediate reports of serious … Continue reading

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Tremors decrease at Anak Krakatau but volcano still emitting thick smoke

December 17, 2011 – INDONESIA – Seismic tremors at Anak Krakatau have decreased from about a thousand a day down to around 550. Indonesian officials said the mountain summit, however, is still trembling violently and the volcano is still emitting … Continue reading

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