Category Archive: Natural Phenomenon and Calamities

Cyclone in Phailin, just made its landfall. Horrifying pictures galore.

All reported pictures are frightening, regarding this unfortunate tragedy, Ill get back to you soon with more information.

China record heat wave – “Just going outside in this kind of temperate can roast people.”

China issues heat alert as ‘hottest July’ hits Shanghai Temperatures in parts of China have hit record highs, prompting an emergency level-two nationwide heat alert for the first time. In Shanghai, at least… Continue reading

Earths loosing 300bn tonnes of ice/ year.

London : A satellite has detected that 300 billion tonnes of ice is being lost every year from the Antarctic and Greenland glaciers, dramatically increasing sea levels around the world. Scientists from University… Continue reading

Mexico Volcano – Red Hot and fired up

  One of the world’s most active volcanoes, Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano, has come to life, spewing ash, gas, and steam (as seen from the village of Santiago Xalitzintla on July 4). Just 50 miles (80… Continue reading

1.2 Million die of Air Pollution in China annually.

China seems to be paying a price for rapid industrialisation. And not enough been done on controlling the air pollution due to the countless spewing chimneys and ever increasing number of vehicles. The… Continue reading

Scientists capture sharpest ever images of the Sun’s atmosphere

London: Scientists have captured the sharpest ever images of the Sun’s outer atmosphere, using an innovative new camera on-board a sounding rocket. An international team of scientists discovered fast-track ‘highways’ and intriguing ‘sparkles’ that… Continue reading

Uttarakhand Floods. And now rebuilding must begin.

With the immediate over as reported, with respect the rescue and evacuation work. It is clear that normalcy would take a long time, if it ever returns to the victims and the survivors of the… Continue reading

The most beautiful night sky images, 2013 – Enjoy

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star The camera is fast replacing the telescope as the amateur’s guide to the galaxy. And more and more are looking to the night sky for inspiring images of wonder and… Continue reading

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Uttarakhand Floods death toll highest since the start of this millennium Not since 2000 have these many lives being lost from floods. The Uttarakhand  floods at an estimated count of 6500 dead is… Continue reading

Largest Earthquakes

This is the list of the largest earthquakes since 1900, as recorded on the richter scale Location Date UTC Magnitude Lat. Long. Reference 1. Chile 1960 05 22 9.5 -38.29 -73.05 Kanamori, 1977… Continue reading