At least 41 people have been killed and 84 injured after two avalanches hit the mountainside near Turkey's eastern border with Iran in 24 hours, the Turkish Natural Disaster and Crisis Directorate (AFAD) said Thursday.
No one was hurt when a slab avalanche buried one child and partially buried two others.
A tear was discovered in one of Arctic Fish’s open-sea fish farms in Dýrafjörður in the Westfjords. A notice on the company’s website says the tear was discovered during routine inspection and is located at a depth of about 20 metres (65 feet).
Climate change has allowed spotted seals to find new hunting grounds, but the marine mammals ultimately depend on sea ice to survive.
The raspberries believes spring has begun now. They have started to bloom and have no idea that the cold temperatures may come in an instant.
The earliest I have ever seen the cormorant snake has been around the first week of April. I could never imagine meeting snakes in January.
It is so much snow, more than usual this time of the year.
A couple of North Shore ski hills and Buntzen Lake in Anmore were closed Friday because of heavy rainfall, as Metro Vancouver prepared for another deluge Friday night.
A gray whale beached at Port San Luis on Friday around 5:00 p.m.
A hole cut in the ice has produced a lot of overflow, and flooding is now threatening homes and a state managed road.
The island of Vega in Helgeland, which has a measurement station from 1999, has not had as much rain in 15 years. They had 27 rainy days in January.
Major rescue operation on the island of Sakhalin went on for two days. Some of the fishermen made their way back to safety on ice floes, using ice diggers as oars.
The local Fish & Game office has tracked down and shot three problem bears in town over the last week, and they’re reminding residents — not all bears hibernate in the winter.
It’s been a relentlessly rainy January, with no sign of slowing down. And all the precipitation has put Portland-area roads at risk of being buried by landslides.
According to Simo Laine, head horticulturalist at botanical garden in Turku, southwest Finland, it could well be the first time that the blooms have made an appearance in the country as early as January.
SKAMOKAWA — The highway between Naselle and Longview will remain closed “for an indeterminate amount of time” following a large landslide Jan. 23, state highway officials said Jan. 28.
There is almost 50 degrees in temperature difference between Kautokeino in Finnmark and Tafjord in Møre og Romsdal. And in Stryn they released the cows this weekend!
As of Sunday nearly 60 inches of snow fell in Haines in the last 8 days. That total was higher in some parts of town and more snow is in the forecast.
The birds are singing, the flowers are germinating and the snow is not visible. January is record-breaking in several places in the country and Oslo sets a new snow-free record.
Federal and state officials are monitoring a sperm whale carcass in the nearshore waters of Lanai.