People in southwest Iceland remained on edge Saturday, waiting to see whether a volcano rumbling under the Reykjanes Peninsula will erupt.
As volcanic and seismic activity continues to rattle southwestern Iceland with thousands of small earthquakes, scientists remain on alert, still declaring that there is a "significant likelihood" of volcanic eruption in the coming days.
Residents of a fishing town in southwestern Iceland left their homes Saturday after increasing concern about a potential volcanic eruption caused civil defense authorities to declare a state of emergency in the region.
Federal authorities have started removing hazardous materials from the Maui wildfires and laying the groundwork to dispose of burnt cars, buildings and other debris.
Salt water from the Gulf of Mexico has moved further up the Mississippi, threatening drinking water in communities that rely on the river for fresh water.
Death toll in Maui has surpassed 100
The 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck about 65 miles south of Sand Point, Alaska.
Authorities cautioned that thousands more remain within the permanent danger zone below Mayon, which has long been declared off limits.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.9 struck southern Haiti early Tuesday, killing at least four people and injuring 36 others, authorities said.
A snowy avalanche in northern Pakistan killed 11 people Saturday, including a 4-year-old boy, and injured 25 from a nomadic tribe as they crossed a mountainous area with their goat herds, police said.
Some experts believe extreme weather triggered by America’s unique geography creates dangers explaining that it takes people to turn those hazards into disasters.
Donations will help support communities needing critical resources, including water and housing assistance.
A quick-thinking woman saved herself and eight others by rushing everyone into a dairy cooler as an EF-4 tornado tore the building down around her.
Turkish officials urged people not to enter the remains of their homes, as some have done so to gather their belongings. Officials said three people killed Monday were inside a damaged building when the new earthquake hit.
One of the longest ruptures discovered by scientists in the Mediterranean is nearly 200 miles long.
Turkish authorities said the death toll had risen to more than 16,100 in the country, with more than 64,000 injured. Survivors gathered around campfires and clamored for food and water in the cold temperatures.
A devastating earthquake that impacted Turkey and Syria and killed thousands is the latest to wreak havoc globally. One of the worst since 2000 was an earthquake in Haiti, which left more than 300,000 people dead in 2010.
The deadly earthquake occurred while 21 million residents in the province were already under a COVID-19 lockdown. Authorities reported stones and soil falling from mountainsides, causing damage to homes and power interruptions.
The fire has charred over 533 square miles of land leaving several hundred homes destroyed and thousands of residents displaced.
After days of work and battles with the freezing lake, a yacht stuck on icy Lake Minnesota is now on land.