“I remember way back in the olden days,” says the old woman in a quavery voice, “before California transformed into the Great Western Desert.” She leans back in her chair and looks at the children gathered around her, their eyes filled with wonder. 503 more words
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Large buildings, seemed new but largely abandoned. I saw massive buildings collapsing, a towering building rocking then falling to the ground. The ground was shaking. I couldn’t see many people but I knew I was near a large population center. 66 more words
A tornado has hit the town of Fairdale in Illinois, killing a 67-year-old woman and injuring several other people.
It destroyed and damaged a lot of buildings in the area. 15 more words
The disease – characterised by blurred vision, headache and loss of consciousness – killed the victims within 24 hours of falling ill.
Local health officials and World Health Organization experts are now in the town to try to identify the disease. 34 more words
Black Rain in Hong Kong- the cost of climate change-SD
Sinkholes are common where the rock below the land surface is limestone or other carbonate rock, salt beds, or in other rocks, such as gypsum, that can be dissolved naturally by circulating ground water. 9 more words