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More Volcano Victims Found as Typhoon Takes Aim at Japan

Seismic activity and toxic gases have been hampering the efforts of search crews on Mt. Ontake, which is located 120 miles west of Tokyo.






Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:29:45 GMT
35,000 Walrus Gather Ashore in Alaska

Pacific walrus that can't find sea ice for resting in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in northwest Alaska.






Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:12:13 GMT
35,000 Walrus Gather Ashore in Alaska

Pacific walrus that can't find sea ice for resting in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in northwest Alaska.






Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:12:13 GMT
October Brings Forecast for More Drought in the West

Drought will persist over most of the U.S. West and could develop along the Pacific Northwest coast in October, according to a new assessment.






Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:10:07 GMT
Weather Service Goes Local With New Forecast Model

The next time nasty storms are heading your way, the National Weather Service says it will have a better forecast of just how close they'll come.






Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:04:54 GMT
Ticking Time Bomb: Japan's Volcano As It Happened

As Mount Ontake continues to block rescue efforts in Japan, Now This News takes a look at how people have sent their sympathies to the victims of the explosion.






Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:32:52 GMT
Protesters Defiant as Lightning Strikes Hong Kong

Crowds swelled Tuesday night, and a brief cloudburst cooled the air, seeming to energize the protesters.






Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:17:47 GMT
Protesters Defiant as Lightning Strikes Hong Kong

Crowds swelled Tuesday night, and a brief cloudburst cooled the air, seeming to energize the protesters.






Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:57:25 GMT
Wild Weather: Which Events Can Humans Be Blamed For?

A global collection of studies says extreme heat waves can be linked to human-caused climate change, but effects on other events are much less clear.






Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:29:11 GMT
Extreme Weather: Human Influence Found in Some Events

A global collection of studies says extreme heat waves can be linked to human-caused climate change, but effects on other events are much less clear.






Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:30:20 GMT
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