A large fire at an ammunition depot in central Ukraine has triggered a series of massive explosions, prompting the evacuation of about 30,000 people. Hinting at sabotage, the country’s Prime Minister said “external factors” could be attributed to the blasts.
Like a slow moving stalker in a horror movie, Hurricane Irma is now less than 400 miles from Miami and making steady progress. The exceptionally-powerful storm has triggered a mass exodus from Florida, what may wind up being one of the largest evacuations in US history.
“This [is] NOT A Drill. This [is] NOT A Drill. This [is] NOT A Drill,” the Butte County Sheriff’s Department wrote on Facebook Sunday afternoon, urging residents of Oroville, California to evacuate immediately. “Officials are anticipating a failure of the Auxiliary Spillway at Oroville Dam within the next 60 minutes,” …
As a precautionary measure, officials with the British Antarctic Survey have decided to shut down the Halley VI Research Station for the winter after a new ice crack emerged just a few miles from the remote outpost.