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Forecast calling for volcanic eruption, global super storm, Godzilla goes viral

Saturday, July 14th, 2012 7:39am MDT

Mother Nature can be destructive but one weather forecast that recently appeared on YouTube called for conditions approaching Armageddon. The video, recorded by a WTVR Richmond meteorologist, calls for everything from a volcano causing temperatures of 400 degrees to an attack by Godzilla.  Read more about this apocalyptic forecast on Examiner.com and check out the […]

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Satellites capture images of Antarctica ice shelf breaking apart from Japanese tsunami

Sunday, August 14th, 2011 4:59pm MDT

Nearly 8,000 miles away the power of the tsunami caused by the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake was felt in a resounding fashion. New satellite imagery released by NASA shows 50 square miles of ice from the Sulzberger Ice Shelf on the coast of Antarctica being broken off due to the waves. Scientists have speculated […]

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New images show Japanese nuclear plant as it was struck by tsunami

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 11:31am MDT

Japan is continuing to recover from the devastating magnitude 9.0 earthquake and the resultant tsunami that struck the nation in March.  This past week Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) released new images of its Fukushima power plant as the massive waves struck the facility. Slideshow: Images of the Fukushima power plant being stricken by the […]

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Disaster in Japan worsens: Aftershocks continue, U.S. military evacuates families

Thursday, March 17th, 2011 4:16pm MDT

The situation brought on by last week’s earthquake and tsunami continues to worsen in Japan.  Aftershocks continue at an astounding rate, the humanitarian disaster is growing and the threat of a nuclear disaster has prompted the United States to begin evacuations of military families. As reported by the Natural Disasters Examiner, the Department of Defense […]

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Japan devastated by earthquake and tsunami; Untold thousands missing or dead

Saturday, March 12th, 2011 11:00am MDT

The massive magnitude earthquake that struck Japan on Friday has brought incredible devastation to the nation.  The death toll continues to climb and there are reports of thousands of people missing even as a nuclear power plant threatens to release dangerous radiation. Commercial buildings and homes were reduced to rubble in the magnitude 8.9 earthquake […]

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Dual disasters strike Indonesia killing hundreds

Saturday, October 30th, 2010 9:26am MDT

One major natural disaster is bad enough but the nation of Indonesia is struggling to recover from two that struck in the past week.  A major earthquake caused a tsunami late Monday and Tuesday the nation’s most active volcano erupted. Off the nation’s western coast, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake triggered a tsunami with 10 foot […]

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Massive earthquake strikes Chile, hundreds dead; Tsunami warning for Hawaii

Saturday, February 27th, 2010 12:24pm MDT

One of the largest earthquakes since 1900 struck off the coast of Chile early Saturday morning prompting tsunami warnings, collapsing buildings and claiming an unknown number of lives. The magnitude 8.8 temblor struck at 3:34am local time (06:34 UTC) and has been followed by more than 50 significant aftershocks. At the current time, many eyes […]

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