Monthly Archives: November 2013
Tropical cyclone Helen is going to make landfall in Andhra Pradesh, eastern India today. Thousands have already been evacuated as Helen approaches with windspeeds of 120km/h. Storm surges with heights up to 1.5m are expected.
Typhoon Haiyan death toll reaches 5209. Many are still missing. Millions have been affected by the typhoon.
A new volcano has been discovered under the ice in Antarctica. The active volcano which is currently unnamed was discovered by a group of scientists who had installed seismometers in the area. It is the first volcano discovered under the … Continue reading
8 people have been killed in the US when tornadoes swept through the Midwest on Sunday 17th November. There has been over 80 sightings of tornadoes, some of which may have been reported more than once. Over 10 States were … Continue reading
18 people have been killed by cyclone Cleoptra in Sardinia. The storm has caused extensive damage on the island. Widespread flooding has also occured due to the heavy rainfall.
Over 100 people have been killed in Putland, Somalia after a tropical cyclone struck the country on Saturday. Entire villages have been destroyed. The tropical cyclone is said to be the deadliest cyclone to hit the country. An estimated 100,000 … Continue reading
The death toll has risen to over 1000 in the Philippines. It is feared this will rise as the full scale of the impact becomes clear. Millions have been affected. Homes have been destroyed, airports and infrastructure damaged and communication … Continue reading
120 people have been killed by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The typhoon is now heading towards Vietnam where thousands are being evacuated in preparation. The full scale of damage caused in the Philippines is yet to be known.