A funnel-shaped cloud has appeared over New York City’s borough of Brooklyn after a torrential storm brought rain and thunder Tuesday afternoon.
On Saturday, a jaguar escaped from its enclosure at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans and killed six animals.
There are reports of local residents suffering from itchy skin in Rancho Cordova, a city in Sacramento County, California, after a vegetation fire in the city last week that grew to 215 acres.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - The death toll from Japan's worst flooding in decades has topped 200, with dozens more missing, a senior government spokesman said Friday.
As well as driving many of Europe’s large land-based wildlife to extinction, the Romans may also played a role in at least two species of whales disappearing from the Mediterranean.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - The death toll from Japan's worst flooding in decades has risen to 195 people, with at least 23 missing, chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Tropical cyclone Beryl caused damage to over 50 houses in the Dominican Republic and resulted in power outage of 139,000 facilities in the country, local media reported on Wednesday.
Killer whales, the signature species of North America’s Pacific Northwest, could soon become extinct as fossil fuel development disturbs their habitat and their primary food sources dwindle.
On Tuesday, Australian officials announced that their eight-year search for a monster saltwater crocodile had finally ended in the Katherine River, which flows through its namesake, the popular Australian tourist town of Katherine.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - The residents of the Japanese city of Miyakojima in Okinawa Prefecture, whose number totals over 55,000 people, received on Tuesday recommendations on evacuation in connection to oncoming typhoon Maria.
The notorious Scottish lake, long held up by occultists and conspiracy-theorists as an example of Earth’s unsolvable mysteries, could now be used for a more prosaic purpose, according to a recent proposal.
Costa Rica will become the first nation in the world to completely eliminate fossil fuels.
While the idea of building mini-NPPs has been supported by a number of local politicians, a researcher sees few benefits, describing it as a "panic reaction to reducing emissions."
Mexico has a new president with left-wing veteran Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador winning more than 50 per cent of the votes. But will he press ahead with one of his most controversial campaign promises - to pull the plug on the construction of a huge new airport for Mexico City?
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck shortly before midnight on Saturday off Mexico’s Pacific coast, the US Geological Survey said.
Researchers with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA) went for a deep dive off the coast of North Carolina Wednesday in search of an explanation after detecting a mysterious "sonar anomaly."
According to the Greater Manchester Police, the flames have led to the mass evacuation of 34 homes so far, as strong winds strengthened the fire, making it spread closer to the residential areas.
OSAKA/TOKYO (Sputnik) - A 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit western Japan on Monday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said.
The body of a villager who went missing several days ago was discovered inside a seven-meter-long snake. Although it's rare for the cold-blooded predators to attack humans, she was the second victim of a giant snake in Indonesia since March last year.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) said in a statement that further activities of militants near the oil terminals in the towns of As Sidr and Ras Lanuf could result in an environmental disaster.
The fact of registration and authorization of users on Sputnik websites via users’ account or accounts on social networks indicates acceptance of these rules.
Users are obliged abide by national and international laws. Users are obliged to speak respectfully to the other participants in the discussion, readers and individuals referenced in the posts.
The websites’ administration has the right to delete comments made in languages other than the language of the majority of the websites’ content.
In all language versions of the sputniknews.com websites any comments posted can be edited.
A user comment will be deleted if it:
The administration has the right to block a user’s access to the page or delete a user’s account without notice if the user is in violation of these rules or if behavior indicating said violation is detected.
Users can initiate the recovery of their account / unlock access by contacting the moderators at email@example.com
The letter must contain:
If the moderators deem it possible to restore the account / unlock access, it will be done.
In the case of repeated violations of the rules above resulting in a second block of a user’s account, access cannot be restored.
To contact the team of moderators, write to firstname.lastname@example.org