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Storm Eunice batters the UK

18 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments PoohBear5

Like usual, the UK media likes to blow things out of proportion and the majority of people consume news with a pinch of salt. So it was not unexpected that this storm didn't sound serious to most people. However as the day unravelled and we started s...

Storm Ana Kills Dozens in Madagascar, Malawi, and Mozambique

27 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Several southern African nations have been hit by torrential downpours, powerful winds, and floods in the wake of Tropical Storm Ana, resulting in dozens of deaths, thousands of people displaced, and millions of dollars of damage. As of now, Madagasc...

Travel Restrictions and Fuel Rationing After Powerful Storm in BC

21 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Days after a state of emergency was declared due to a major storm in southern British Columbia (B.C.), Canada, the BC Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth announced travel restrictions and fuel rationing over shortage fears. The storm resulted in se...

the God to whom I belong - Daily Bible Reading: Monday, June 21, 2021

21 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments evgenima

Acts 27:13-38 (NRSV)   13When a moderate south wind began to blow, they thought they could achieve their purpose; so they weighed anchor and began to sail past Crete, close to the shore. 14But soon a violent wind, called the northeaster, rushed do...

The Casket Pic

27 Oct 2020 3 minute read 0 comments HamondStrabwary

I call this digital piece "The Casket Pic". It's based on an event that happened back in 2008. My wife got a phone call one evening and it was bad news. Her mom was diagnosed with cancer and admitted to the hospital. We quickly grabbed a couple of s...

Japan and South Korea Brace for Typhoon Haishen

6 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Japanese officials have ordered the evacuation of over 200,000 people as the nation braces for Typhoon Haishen just days after Typhoon Maysak. The typhoon is expected to intensify, bringing torrential downpour, storm surges, and winds of over 160 kil...

Ship with Crew and Cattle Missing in Typhoon off Japan

3 Sep 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

The Gulf Livestock 1, a 139 meter-long (450 foot-long) Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel carrying over 40 crew and just under 6,000 cattle is thought to have sunk in the East China Sea off of Japan after being caught in Typhoon Maysak. Japanese coastgu...

Storm times in crypto land

17 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments karinxxl

And in no time from nothing the garden turned into a whirlpool and digging needed to be done to rid of all the overflowing water. On the radar you could see it coming. But even then still, I sat and looked around what was going on. The temperature dr...

5 Killed by Rainstorm and Flooding in Chongqing, China

13 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Chinese government officials of the Zunyi city south of the Chongqing metropolis announced that five people are confirmed dead while 8 others are missing after torrential downpours began late on Thursday night. A statement by officials notes that at...

14 Killed in El Salvador by Tropical Storm Amanda

1 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

At least 14 people are confirmed dead after tropical storm Amanda brought strong winds, torrential downpours, floods, and landslides to El Salvador. According to local media, thousands of homes were severely damaged or destroyed, infrastructure suffe...