Super typhoon causes devastation as it rips through Philippines – BBC News

A popular tourist island is among areas left devastated after a powerful typhoon ripped through the southern Philippines, officials say. Super typhoon Rai made landfall on the holiday island of Siargao on Thursday, bringing winds of about 195km/h (120mph) and heavy rainfall. The tropical storm has levelled homes on islands along its path, displacing hundredsContinue reading “Super typhoon causes devastation as it rips through Philippines – BBC News”

Tornadoes sweep US states, killing up to 100 people – DW News

As many as 100 people may be dead after one of the most devastating tornado storms in years struck the US. The state of Kentucky is hardest hit. Dozens there are feared in a single factory. Many more were trapped in an Amazon site in Illinois as twisters ripped across state lines. Kentucky Governor AndyContinue reading “Tornadoes sweep US states, killing up to 100 people – DW News”

No swimming at Cleveland-area beach after 285,000 gallons of combined sewage flows into Lake Erie

During the dog days of summer Northeast Ohioans look for some relief in the refreshing waters of Lake Erie. “It’s a beautiful day, you know we just want to come out and have a good time,” said beachgoer Sherrie Stanley. But on Sunday, heavy morning rain got in the way causing a combination of stormwaterContinue reading “No swimming at Cleveland-area beach after 285,000 gallons of combined sewage flows into Lake Erie”

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