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Typhoon Neoguri hits Japan's mainland, to reach Fukushima nuke plant soon

Jul 11, 2014

Typhoon Neoguri hits Japan's mainland, to reach Fukushima nuke plant soon

The typhoon is likely to reach areas near the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant by Friday morning. The site's operator said workers were bracing for the storm. #Japan #NewsTracker #Natural Disaster #Disaster #Fukushima Nuclear Plant #Heavy rains #Okinawa #Typhoon Neoguri #Japanese Meteorological Agency #Mainland Japan
Fierce thunderstorms leave 14 dead across Uttar Pradesh

May 31, 2014

Fierce thunderstorms leave 14 dead across Uttar Pradesh

At least 14 people were killed in fierce thunderstorms that struck different parts of Uttar Pradesh last night, officials said. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Natural Disaster #Thunderstorms
Second earthquake hits Mexico in two days: No damage reported

May 10, 2014

Second earthquake hits Mexico in two days: No damage reported

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries following the quake, which struck as people slept at 2:36 am (0736 GMT). #World #NewsTracker #earthquake #Natural Disaster #Mexico #Mexico City
Photos: Roads, highways damaged after quake in Thailand

May 08, 2014

Photos: Roads, highways damaged after quake in Thailand

An earthquake that struck northern Thailand and Myanmar saw left roads, buildings and Buddhist temples damaged. Here are the pictures. #earthquake #Thailand #accident #ImagesOfTheDay #Natural Disaster #Disaster
Karzai pledges aid to victims of Afghan landslide

May 07, 2014

Karzai pledges aid to victims of Afghan landslide

Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday toured the site of last week's horrific landslide in the country's remote northeast, pledging to provide relief to families displaced. #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Natural Disaster #Landslide Afghanistan

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Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Oct 02, 2011

Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

There are many views on the best way to protect coastlands against Tsunamis. Sand dunes might be the best answer. #ToTheContrary #Environment #Natural Disaster #Kudankulam #Coastal management #Tsunamis

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Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Jul 08, 2014

Uber agrees to limit 'surge pricing' during emergencies, natural disasters

Uber has agreed to put a cap on its tactic of raising prices during emergencies and natural disasters. The agreement with New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman came after the service received sharp criticism for raising prices during extr... #Eric T. Schneiderman #New York (state)
Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Jul 08, 2014

Uber to stop overcharging riders in emergencies

The car service app Uber has promised to stop “surge pricing” during emergencies and natural disasters, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday. The app can still double or triple..... #Eric T. Schneiderman #New York (state)
Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Jul 09, 2014

Uber reaches price limit deal with New York state to comply with price gouging law

The car service Uber has agreed to follow New York State's laws to prevent price gouging during emergencies, natural disasters or other unusual market disruptions, the company and state attorney general said Tuesday. Uber, which uses a mobile applica... #Eric T. Schneiderman #American Red Cross #New York (state) #Uber
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