Hurricane Ian caused power cuts in Cuba

According to our local news N1 https://rs.n1info.com/svet/cela-kuba-ostala-bez-struje-zbog-udara-uragana/  heavy hurricane Ian damaged electric installations and caused power cuts in the whole country. A Category 3 hurricane with winds of up to 190 kilometers per hour is now heading toward Florida. Cuba's state-owned power company Union Electrica said the country was without electricity…

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Typhoon Nanmadol hit Japan

Super Typhoon, named Nanmadol recently hit Japan. It was formed east of Iwo Jima, and became very powerful. its winds were 235 km per hour! According to N1 here https://rs.n1info.com/svet/devet-miliona-ljudi-trebalo-bi-da-se-evakuise-iz-svojih-domova-posto-je-japan-pogodjen-jednim-od-najjacih-tajfuna-nanmadol-u-kome-je-stradala-jedna-osoba-a-skoro-70-je-povredjeno-javlja-bbc/  currently is evacuation of 9 million people on the works because of danger this typhoon presents. They forecast around 400mm of…

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Cheapest private island until now

I found it accidentally, and could not resist, I have to inform people. If this is still valid of course. This small islet is 0.14 acre (566m2), its maximum length/width is 45mX20m, and is separated by the main island of Roatan (Honduras) via a small channel. It costs only 84…

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A strong volcanic eruption hit Tonga, creating big waves and tsunami warnings across the Pacific

On January 15, an underwater volcano near Tonga erupted. A powerful explosion was heard in Fiji, about 800 km away, and even as far as New Zealand in the south, which is 2300 km away. Satellite images showed that the eruption spewed ash up to 20km in height! The sky…

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Nature violators will have to plant trees for damaging vegetation on the island

According to local 10 news https://www.local10.com/news/local/2021/12/17/marathon-settles-citation-with-private-island-owners-who-bulldozed-nature-without-permit/  (and several previous their other articles)  a couple, owners of the small island  The West Fanny Key (in Marathon, Florida) will have to plant six trees per each of the trees removed. They did not have permission to clear those native trees, which were home…

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Super Typhoon Rai caused death and devastation across Philippines

Another disaster happened in tropical Asia. Very powerful typhoon Rai, a catastrophic tropical cyclone hit the region, mostly the Philippines.  It is a category 5 storm (which is the third Category 5 super typhoon recorded in the region) that caused severe and widespread damage throughout the Southern Philippines. At least…

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The number of flood victims in Malaysia is growing

According to this BBC article https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-59723341 heavy rains, which have been going on for several days, caused major floods in eight Malaysian states over the weekend. At least 14 people have been killed and tens of thousands displaced after one of the worst floods to hit Malaysia in recent years.…

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Heavy rains and floods in Australia

Australian Government issued warnings about heavy rainfalls and floods around various parts (Queensland and New South Wells the most) http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/flood/floodwatch1.shtml According to the Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/nov/11/warnings-of-life-threatening-flooding-in-queensland-and-nsw-after-deluges-trigger-emergency-rescues and other relevant media, heavy rainfall two days ago affected those regions and caused a lot of floods when rivers were overwhelmed by lot of water.…

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At least 16 people have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka

According to here https://apnews.com/article/floods-sri-lanka-drownings-monsoons-44d49142f3dded7780032fe11eea65b6 and many other media, At least 16 people have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka caused by heavy rains, which have lasted for more than a week, officials said. The Center for Crisis Situations announced that more than 5,000 people were evacuated from…

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