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|| Peru floods kill 67 and spark criticism of country's climate change preparedness|
Added: 18.03.2017 8:55 | 11 views | 0 comments
Devastating downpour, caused by high ocean temperatures, could not have been predicted, president said, months after state of emergency declared for wildfires
Sixty-seven people have been killed and thousands more forced to evacuate by intense rains which damaged 115,000 homes and destroyed more than 100 bridges in Peru’s worst floods in recent memory.
“We are confronting a serious climatic problem,” said Peru’s president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, in a broadcast to the nation on Friday afternoon. “There hasn’t been an incident of this strength along the coast of Peru since 1998.”
|Ranchers Suffer Painful Losses in Deadly Wildfires|
Added: 17.03.2017 8:21 | 1 views | 0 comments
Wildfires swept parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas last week, causing millions of dollars in damage and killing thousands of livestock.
|U.S. Plains wildfires ravage ranches in three states|
Added: 15.03.2017 14:38 | 3 views | 0 comments
When the Schwerzenbach family saw a wildfire racing toward their remote ranch in Lipscomb, Texas, there was no time to run. “We had a minute or two and then it was over us,” said 56-year-old Nancy Schwerzenbach. The fire, moving up to 70 miles per hour (112 kph), was one of several across more than 2 million acres (810,000 hectares) that hit the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma and Kansas last week, causing millions of dollars of damage and killing thousands of livestock.
|U.S. wildfires ravage ranches in three states|
Added: 15.03.2017 11:48 | 4 views | 0 comments
When the Schwerzenbach family saw a wildfire racing toward their remote ranch in Lipscomb, Texas, there was no time to run.
|Chile's devastating wildfires|
Added: 13.03.2017 13:00 | 5 views | 0 comments
Forest fires are a regular feature of Chile’s hot, arid summers, but a nearly decade-long drought combined with historically high temperatures have created tinder-like conditions in the nation’s central regions. (Reuters)
|Headlines of the week: Trump's wiretap claim, Plains wildfires|
Added: 10.03.2017 22:10 | 4 views | 0 comments
From President Trump's claim that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the election to wildfires in the southern Plains, take a look back at the week that was on "CBS This Morning."
|Thousands of pigs die in Oklahoma wildfires at Smithfield Foods hog farm|
Added: 10.03.2017 18:53 | 3 views | 0 comments
Wildfires devastated a Smithfield Foods Inc [SFII.UL] hog farm in Laverne, Oklahoma, killing an uncertain but potentially huge number of pigs, company and local officials said on Friday.
|Thousands of cattle lost in Kansas wildfires|
Added: 09.03.2017 14:53 | 2 views | 0 comments
Rancher David Bouziden lost his home, his ranch and nearly all his cattle in wildfires that swept through Kansas this week.
|WATCH: Dangerous high winds are causing damage across a large part of the US|
Added: 09.03.2017 2:55 | 1 views | 0 comments
These winds are fueling wildfires and knocking out power lines.
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