Satellite Imagery Shows Eruption Near Tonga as Tsunami Warned A tsunami alert was in place for Tonga on January 15 after a large volcanic eruption near the Pacific nation. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano’s eruption could be seen from space, in these images from Japan’s Himawari satellite.
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A Sacramento family has growing concerns about loved ones in Tonga impacted by the volcanic disaster.
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Vision showed fresh fruit in crates being transferred to the wharf as New Zealand continued delivering aid to one of the world's remotest communities.Over a week after the South Pacific archipelago was devastated by a volcanic eruption and tsunami that deposited a blanket of ash and polluted its water sources, the HMNZS Wellington arrived in the capital, Nuku'alofa.The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano eruption last Saturday triggered a tsunami that destroyed villages and resorts and knocked out communications for the nation of about 105,000 people. Three people have been reported killed, authorities said.
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We could be waking up to frost and near-freezing temperatures after South Florida’s coldest night of the winter
Grab your blankets and crank up the heat, South Florida — a blast of arctic air that’s expected to bring frost and near-freezing temperatures is headed our way. The coldest temperatures of the season were expected to roll in starting late Sunday night. Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach residents were forecast to see overnight temperatures potentially dip to the low 40s. Wind chills could drop ...
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A magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Sunday morning about 12 miles from Hollister, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Hundreds remained evacuated from the California coast as a wildfire burned up from a canyon near Big Sur, shutting part of the Pacific Coast Highway.
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A winter storm was forecast to bring a miserable mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain to parts of the Southeast on Friday and into early Saturday, meteorologists warned.
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An air stagnation advisory is in effect for most of western Oregon and southwest Washington through Wednesday afternoon.
- Akron Beacon Journal
Winter weather advisory in effect through 7 p.m. for most of northern Ohio; up to 6 inches of snow expected
Power outages were reported in downtown Akron as well as cars stuck on Akron city streets. Up to 6 inches of snow is expected.
Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are expected within the area, which also includes Hancock, Wyandot, Ashland, Morrow and Knox counties.
- Democrat and Chronicle
With temperatures plunging during the next few days, many car owners are asking: How often should I start my car to warm it up?
In Fairfield Township, Pennsylvania, Christina Eyth rescued an unidentified animal that has wildlife experts stumped.
The cloud of ash and water vapour climbed 55km (35 miles) into the sky, satellite data suggests.
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The A68A iceberg was the biggest iceberg on Earth when it broke off. Now gone, it has dumped nearly 1 trillion tons of water into the ocean.
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KSBW 8 Meteorologist Holt Hanley has your local weather forecast.
- Tacoma News Tribune
The advisory is in effect through noon Wednesday.
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A section of California's famous Highway 1 was closed Saturday morning due to a fire near the Pacific Ocean.
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The West Wind Drive-In was heavily damaged from a fire on Sunday morning, according to the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District. The fire originated in the same building that houses the projection machines upstairs. Fire officials said firefighters saved the projection room, which housed six projectors worth about $150,000 each. The fire was contained mostly to the downstairs of the building.
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The advisory is in effect for large areas of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
- Las Cruces Sun-News
Patricia Barger explained that today’s problem for pollinators is tomorrow’s problem for people.
Residents of Virginia Beach, Virginia, woke up to streets covered in snow as they begin to dig out after a winter storm in the early morning of Jan. 22.