Australian Wildfires: Police have charged 24 people with intentionally starting scores of bushfires in New South Wales, Australia.
There were 1,276 confirmed cases of measles in 31 states between January 1 and December 5, 2019, the CDC reported recently.
Rescuers will try to reach New Zealand’s White Island on Friday in an attempt to recover the bodies of eight people who died in Monday’s deadly volcano explosion.
Health investigators in Colorado are not ruling out norovirus as the cause of hundreds of cases of a mystery illness across the state.
California: Pacific Gas & Electric, has scaled back an earlier plan to cut power to 375,000 customers. The new figure is 150,000 customers.
“You never want to be in a situation where you have to evacuate folks twice.” Brian Ferguson, representative of California Office of Emergency Services.
For those whose California homes have gone up in flames, power outages are the equivalent of turning off an electric fan in the midst of a hurricane.
Health authorities in Oregon say two new cases of measles have been linked to exposure at Portland International Airport earlier this month.
Nine separate wildfires burned more than 30,000 acres across California. About 2,000 residents were forced to flee the state’s famous wine country.
A record-breaking autumn storm hit southern New England early Thursday morning with heavy rain and strong winds – but no injuries or deaths were reported.