Equador: Earthquake

Earthquake: On April 16th ECT an Earthquake hit Equador with a magnitude of 7.8 on the Richter scale. This can be considered a very powerful earthquake and consequently over 16 500 people were injured and over 650 people have been killed. The epicentre was in a fairly rural part of the country, over 100km from Continue Reading ›

Guatemala landslide

Guatemala landslide: A massive landslide in Guatemala has left over 200 dead with over 300 still missing.

Mexico: Tornado Ciudad Acuna

In the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna a tornado has struck causing 13 deaths, over 200 injuries and widespread damage.

Chile: Calbuco Volcano

For the first time in 42 years and without warning Calbuco Volcano erupts twice, spewing ash 10km into the sky. The Chilean government has declared a red alert, an evacuation zone is being exercised in a 13km radius around the volcano and over 1500 people have fled their homes.

Chile: Calbuco Erupts

For the first time in 42 years and without warning Calbuco erupts twice, spewing ash 10km into the sky. The Chilean government has declared a red alert, an evacuation zone is being exercised in a 13km radius around the volcano and over 1500 people have fled their homes.

Chile: Floods

7 Years of rain in 12 hours in northern Chile which usually is a very arid area that sees very little rain. At least 9 are dead and at least 19 are missing. This video is somewhat surreal because of the sound track.