EgyptAir Flight 804 vanishes from radar on its way from Paris to Cairo, two more earthquakes strike Ecuador, yesterday marks the 36-year anniversary of the Mount St. Helens eruption, the UNISDR announces the debut of World Tsunami Awareness Day, and limited progress is made in the quest for Zika funds.
Another earthquake strikes Ecuador, torrential rains create a major landslide in Sri Lanka, the company responsible for a Santa Barbara oil spill faces criminal charges, a WHO panel will convene on yellow fever outbreak concerns, a fire damages tracks in New York, and the Fort McMurray fire is still raging out of control.
Texas gets federal aid to recover from recent floods, the Midwest braces for possible damaging storms, the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) warns of top cyber threats, and the total number of Zika virus cases in U.S. states and territories approaches 900.
Ecuador mourns the loss of nearly 700 in the recent earthquake as the United Nations calls for millions in aid, North Korea says it will halt its nuclear exercises if the U.S. and South Korea halt their joint military exercises, the U.S. quickly rejects the offer, and a recent report reveals that the rate of online fraud is soaring.
Wildfires burn in the East, Water agencies in California urge regulators to ease drought restrictions, death tolls rise after earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan, and a Zika researcher points out significant dangers associated with the virus.