User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tsunami
Last updated: May 24 2017 19:59 IST RSS 2.0
 
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California scientists want you to be so afraid of a huge earthquake that you take action 24.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary
When you know why you should be scared, you'll be more likely to act to protect yourself, says one scientist.
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India mulling building tsunami early warning system in South China Sea 24.5.2017 Hindu: News
The project has not got official sanction yet, says secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences
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Navy’s disaster relief exercise begins in Karnataka 19.5.2017 National News – The Navhind Times
BENGALURU: The Indian Navy’s three-day annual joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise began on Thursday in Karnataka’s Karwar city. This year’s edition, code-named ‘Karavali Karunya’ which means assistance to the coast of Karnataka, will see the armed forces and central and state government agencies working together towards providing relief in a post-tsunami scenario ...
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Why researchers think dinosaurs were minutes away from surviving extinction 19.5.2017 Washington Post
After drilling into the asteroid crater that coincides with their disappearance, an international team is making a radical argument that the demise of the fabled reptiles was not an inevitability.
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Japan has disaster theme parks where you can ride out fake earthquakes. Should we try it in Seattle? 15.5.2017 Seattle Times: Local

Visitors to Japan’s parks can experience simulated quakes, typhoons and fires. Some leaders in Washington state would like to give Seattleites the same thrill — and education.
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John McCain on Comey firing: 'There will be more shoes to drop' 10.5.2017 Washington Post
John McCain on Comey firing: 'There will be more shoes to drop'
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Comey’s dismissal may turn the anti-Trump wave into a tsunami 10.5.2017 Washington Post
Comey’s dismissal may turn the anti-Trump wave into a tsunami
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Washington passes bill to make school quake drills optional 9.5.2017 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- Only one seismic-safety bill has passed in Washington state government, and it will make earthquake drills optional in schools....
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Only one earthquake bill passed this year — and it made school drills optional 7.5.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Gov. Jay Inslee’s earthquake panel discussed gaps in the state’s preparedness last week, but the Legislature’s inaction reflects a 30-year pattern in Washington.
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ADB hoping US will step up and help lead regional lender 7.5.2017 AP Business
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) -- The head of the Asian Development Bank said Sunday he is hoping the U.S. will step up and support the regional lender despite President Donald Trump's avowed preference for bilateral cooperation....
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Introducing the Trump Rule: Ignore every proposal he makes 3.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Remember March, when Democrats were in a swivet over President Trump’s budget proposal – the one that threatened to gut the Environmental Protection Agency, eliminate funding for public broadcasting and the arts, and use the money for a border wall?

Never mind. The spending bill Congress produced...

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7.2 magnitude quake jolts Philippines 29.4.2017 Hindu: News
Pre-dawn quake was centered at sea off Sarangani province and struck relatively deep below the seabed.
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7.2 magnitude quake hit off the Coast of Philippines 29.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
7.2 magnitude quake hit off the Coast of Philippines
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Powerful quake rouses people from sleep in south Philippines 29.4.2017 Washington Post: World
A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 struck off a southern Philippine province Saturday and prompted a local tsunami warning, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
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Powerful quake rouses people from sleep in south Philippines 29.4.2017 Seattle Times: Local

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 struck off a southern Philippine province Saturday and prompted a local tsunami warning, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Renato Solidum of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the pre-dawn quake was centered at sea off Sarangani […]
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Japanese firms help rebuild quake-affected areas 27.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Japanese firms help rebuild quake-affected areas
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Japan minister resigns over remark about 2011 tsunami 26.4.2017 Washington Post: World
Japan’s disaster reconstruction minister resigned over his remark that “it was good” that the March 2011 quake and tsunami had hit northern Japan instead of areas closer to Tokyo.
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Japan minister resigns over remark about 2011 tsunami 26.4.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s disaster reconstruction minister has resigned over his remark that “it was good” that the March 2011 quake and tsunami had hit northern Japan instead of areas closer to Tokyo. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe accepted Masahiro Imamura’s resignation Wednesday. Imamura was replaced by Masayoshi Yoshino, former deputy environment minister from Fukushima, where […]
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7.1 magnitude quake hits Chile, no major damage reported 25.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
7.1 magnitude quake hits Chile, no major damage reported
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Powerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile, no damage reported 25.4.2017 Washington Post: World
A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck off central Chile’s coast Monday evening, but there were no reports of injuries or damage and authorities ruled out the possibility of a tsunami.
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