News tagged with evacuation

Heatwave kills four in Japan

A heatwave stifled Japan Sunday as the temperature topped 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit ) in two cities, leaving at least four people dead over the weekend, officials and reports said.

Aug 11, 2013 3.5 / 5 (4) 11

Evacuation in the Netherlands is not pointless

An evacuation in the event of flooding is not as pointless for the Netherlands as is generally assumed. This is one of the conclusions reached by Olga Huibregtse, who will receive her doctorate for research on this subject ...

Feb 18, 2013 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Colorado's High Park fire: June 20, 2012

Colorado's High Park Fire continues to expand and generate a lot of smoke visible on NASA satellite imagery. NASA's Terra satellite showed winds from the west-southwest blowing the smoke to the north-northeast ...

Jun 21, 2012 not rated yet 0