British and French fishermen have finally reached a temporary agreement over the right to catch scallops in the Seine Bay, an inlet of the English Channel bound by the Cotentin Peninsula in the west and the Normandy coast in the south.
Florence, which made landfall Thursday as a Category 1 hurricane, is predicted to keep dumping rain on parts of the US East Coast over the next few days, with numerous rivers in the region expected to crest at major flood stage.
Hurricane Florence was demoted to a Tropical Depression overnight but remains dangerous due to extremely large rainfall figures and the risk of flooding.
Two nuclear power plants are in the track of deadly Super Typhoon Mangkhut, which is projected hit mainland China as early as Sunday.
A mummified wolf and caribou will be displayed in Dawson City, Canada for the rest of the month and will later join an exhibit at the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre in Whitehorse.
The hurricane is expected to hit American soil on Friday. But it is the flooding that might cause the most damage.
In an unprecedented traverse of Russia’s Northern Sea Route, a heavy 3,600-container ship is taking advantage of rising summer temperatures and melting ice in the polar regions of the Arctic Ocean to cut two weeks off its delivery time from South Korea to St. Petersburg, Russia.
Following a period of rapid intensification over the past 24 hours, Hurricane Florence is headed toward the US East Coast and is expected to become an extremely dangerous Category 4 level storm by Monday.
Scientists have prepared the first system that is set to clean up the 80,000 tons of plastic floating in a vast area of the Pacific Ocean.
PARIS (Sputnik) – More than 50,000 people took part in a climate march on Saturday in the French capital of Paris, the French department of Greenpeace said.
Predicted to quickly accelerate back to hurricane strength, Tropical Storm Florence has meteorologists and East Coast residents in the US marking the first big weather event of the season to potentially make landfall as it marches west.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - Death toll from a major earthquake on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido has increased to 21 people, while 13 people have been missing after the earthquake, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Saturday.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - The death toll from a major earthquake on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido has increased to 16 people, local media reported, citing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Central Ecuador has been hit with a strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake, the United States Geological Survey Reported.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - Two people died because of the earthquake in Hokkaido, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Tropical storm Gordon has forced the evacuation of 48 manned oil and natural gas production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s (BSEE) Hurricane Response Team said in a press release on Wednesday.
Video footage reveals the damage caused by the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that struck Japan’s northernmost prefecture Wednesday, including collapsed buildings, landslides, buckled roads and power outages.
Tropical Storm Gordon strengthens as it heads to the North-Central US Gulf Coast, the US National Hurricane Center reported.
Veteran German diplomat Wolfgang Ischinger is calling the influence of US President Donald Trump on the world stage a prime mover in directing the attention of Germany away from Washington and toward China and Russia.
Tropical storm warnings were announced for parts of South Florida and parts of the northern Gulf Coast in the United States, as the Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to make its landfall along the Gulf Coast and possibly strengthen to hurricane.
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