Archive | October 24, 2015

40 TONS of dead fish wash ashore ‘due to red tide’ in Tamaulipas, Mexico

At 40 kilometers from the town of La Peca in Soto la Marina, the red tide has left 11 tons of dead fish. Photo: Internet
As of Tuesday, Tamaulipas health authorities reported that the number of dead fish was 14 tonnes. 
 
This plague, said Flores, 25 tons have been in Matamoros, 11 in the town of La Pesca, in Soto la Marina, and the rest in the coast of San Fernando.
 
The 40 tons of fish, he said, have been deposited in landfills in order to prevent environmental impact. 
 
Flores pointed out that the phenomenon arrived in the municipality of Aldama, which still plague species is not recorded, but must present aerosol effect, which causes itching, especially in eyes and throat among the exposed population. 
 
The Secretary of Health of Tamaulipas, Norberto Garcia Trevino Manzo, said that they are ready for the red tide in southern Tamaulipas. 
 
Treviño said that until last night no evidence of the phenomenon in the Miramar Playa, Ciudad Madero, you had but do not rule his arrival in this most important tourist destination entity. 
 
Although the presence of red tide has left damages in the town of La Pesca, and withdrew the two mobile units were to serve the population in case of being affected. 
 
This action was taken, he said, after two days of settled no need for medical services. 
 
However, the villagers affected by the phenomenon engaged in fishing receiving food support from the federal government and the state, as well as temporary employment programs.
Courtesy of elmanana.com

Hundreds of cattle dead due to drought in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Livestock Alert

160 heads of cattle dead and over a thousand hectares of corn and beans is lost due to severe drought in the municipalities of Omereque and Pasorapa in the southern cone of Cochabamba, said Colonel Ramiro Mercado, head of the Civil Defense Department.
 
“In Pasorapa three substations and 16 communities are affected, and two substations Omereque eight communities. The villagers are demanding agricultural inputs such as seeds, and veterinarians. Also they ask for a water truck. The Governor attended some of these orders, “the authority said.
 
Mercado said the situation could worsen with the arrival of El Niño. He said the region’s rivers were completely dry as seen above. He warned that this situation will bring heavy losses to farming families in both municipalities.
Courtesy of erbol.com.bo

Plane catches fire after landing in Town of Winneconne, USA

Fire Alert_1

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office says an airplane engine caught on fire Saturday afternoon after a mechanical failure.
 
It happened at a private airstrip on Courtney Plummer Road in the Town of Winneconne just before 3:15 p.m.
 
A 1975 Pathfinder P28 single engine plane landed and two people got out of the plane before it caught on fire.
 
Courtney Plummer Road was closed for about one hour as firefighters from the Town of Winneconne/Poygan Fire Department put out the fire.
 
Authorities say a 62-year-old pilot from Aurora, IL and his 50-year-old passenger were aboard the plane and both were not injured.
Courtesy of wbay.com

Plane Crashes Killing The Pilot At Worcester Regional Airport, Massachusetts, USA

Plane Crash Alert

A small plane crashed at Worcester Regional Airport Saturday in Massachusetts around 8 a.m., resulting in the pilot’s death.
 
The Worcester County District Attorney’s Office confirms that 66-year-old Gary Weller of Putnam, Connecticut, was killed in the crash.
 
Authorities said the single-engine Mooney M20M tried to take off, but veered right and crashed into the woods beyond the runway.
 
Officials are on the scene investigating the cause of the crash.
 
Necn’s Michael Page reports the temperature in Worcester was 33, ceilings were ~2,700 ft. and there was a light northerly wind.
Courtesy of necn.com

MAGNITUDE 2.6 SPAIN

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=466334

Subject To Change

Depth: 2 km

Distances: 243 km W of Madrid, Spain / pop: 3,255,944 / local time: 22:10:49.8 2015-10-24
88 km E of Castelo Branco, Portugal / pop: 33,479 / local time: 21:10:49.8 2015-10-24
27 km SW of Pinofranqueado, Spain / pop: 1,649 / local time: 22:10:49.8 2015-10-24

 
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MAGNITUDE 5.1 KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10003r6y#general_summary

Subject To Change

Depth: 307 km

Distances: 135km (84mi) NNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand
848km (527mi) NE of Whangarei, New Zealand
910km (565mi) NE of North Shore, New Zealand
914km (568mi) NE of Auckland, New Zealand
1092km (679mi) SSW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga


MEGA DIP SPIKES ON THE WEAK MAGNETOSPHERE @ APPROX 19:00, 19:15, 20:00, 20:15, 20:45 HRS UTC

**VERY URGENT**
  MEGA DIP SPIKES ON THE WEAK MAGNETOSPHERE @ APPROX 19:00, 19:15, 20:00, 20:15, 20:45 HRS UTC. FURTHER EARTHQUAKES, VOLCANO ACTIVITY & ADVERSE WEATHER PATTERNS WILL BE GREATLY INFLUENCED BY THE COSMIC RAYS STRIKING THE EARTH’S CORE

***BE ALERT***

Magnetogram 24.10.15  20.48 hrs UTC

Factory explosion injures 10 in Abu Dhabi

Explosion Alert

At least 10 Indian workers were injured in a factory explosion in Abu Dhabi, authorities from the Indian embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said.
 
The workers were hospitalised on Thursday after an explosion took place at a factory in Mussafah, an industrial town in Abu Dhabi, The National reported on Friday.
 
“We are aware about Thursday’s incident in which ten Indian workers were injured,” said a spokesman of the Indian embassy.
 
“All kind of support will be extended to the injured people,” he said.
 
Six of them were discharged on Thursday while four are still receiving treatment.
Courtesy of en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com

Major power outage hits Maldives main airport

INIA in darkness because of the power outage Saturday evening.
INIA in darkness because of the power outage Saturday evening
Maldives main international airport witnessed a major power outage Saturday evening but electricity was restored in about half an hour.
 
An official from the Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL), which runs the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (INIA) told Haveeru the power outage affected the departure terminal the most. Power was also out from parts of the arrival terminal and duty free shops at the arrival hall, he added.
 
“It was caused because a sudden malfunction in an engine. The issue has been fixed and electricity restored,” the official from the state-owned company said.
 
Along with INIA, the Maldives has just one other international airport; the Gan International Airport in the southernmost city of Addu. However, no international flights operate to and from the airport at present.
 
INIA, located on the island of Hulhule and accessible from capital Male via regular ferry service in about 10 minutes, plays an important part in the Maldives’ economy which relies heavily on its world-renowned, upmarket tourism.
Courtesy of haveeru.com.mv