Daily Archives: January 11, 2012

Tropical Cyclone Heidi to bring torrential rains to NW Australia

January 11, 2012 – AUSTRALIA – Tropical Cyclone Heidi is crossing Western Australia’s Pilbara coast, bringing strong winds and heavy rains to the region. A red alert has been sounded for Port Hedland as storm surges threaten to inundate low … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Extreme Weather Event, Gale-force winds and gusts, Strange high tides & freak waves, Unprecedented Flooding | 1 Comment

A new model for disaster recovery? China erects 30-storey earthquake-proof building in 15 days

January 11, 2012 – BEIJING – A development firm in China has erected a 30-storey hotel in just 15 days, or 360 hours. The developer, Broad Group, came under the global spotlight last year when it built a 16-storey residential … Continue reading

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Anthrax outbreak kills hundreds of animals in Zimbabwe national reserve

January 11, 2012 – AFRICA – More than 165 wild animals including 88 hippopotamuses have died amid an outbreak of anthrax in Zimbabwe. The hippos were found dead alongside 45 buffaloes, 30 elephants and two kudos in the country’s northern … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Environmental Threat, Mass animal deaths, Pestilence Watch | 11 Comments

New volcanic island in the Red Sea now here to stay say scientists

January 11, 2012 – MIDDLE EAST – Earth’s newest island is here to stay. The island, a mound of lava and ash about 2,000 feet (600 meters) across, piled up during the eruption of an underwater volcano in the Red … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Landslide & geological deformation, Potential Earthchange hotspot, Seismic tremors, Volcanic Eruption, Volcano Watch | Leave a comment