Monthly Archives: October 2012

Can a Hurricane Hit California?

October 30, 2012 – California Hurricane: Updated from an Oct. 18th post. Maps don’t always tell the story. For example, as an American I think of France being east of England, in fact France is due south of England.  The absolute devastation … Continue reading

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Sandy Slams New York City.

October 30, 2012 – Hurricane Sandy Slams New York City: Hurricane Sandy sent crippling floods pouring onto New York streets Monday, provoking a power plant explosion, blacking out much of Manhattan and leaving widespread storm devastation. The so-called “Franken-storm” left … Continue reading

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Storm Barrels Ashore, Leaving Path of Destruction – NYTimes.com

October 30, 2012 – Hurricane Sandy Barrels Ashore, Leaving a Path of Destruction:  Hurricane Sandy battered the mid-Atlantic region on Monday, its powerful gusts and storm surges causing once-in-a-generation flooding in coastal communities, knocking down trees and power lines and … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Winter Landscape.

October 30, 2012 – Picture of the Day: Winter landscape. The Master of Disaster

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a 6.2 Magnitude Aftershock Struck Western Canada.

October 30, 2012 – A 6.2 Magnitude Aftershock Struck Western Canada: The USGS map above shows 76 aftershocks, greater than or equal to 4.0 magnitude, generated by the 7.7 Magnitude quake on October 28, 2012 in Western Canada. The 7.7 … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Churned Toward the Densely Populated Northeast U.S.

October 29, 2012 – Hurricane Sandy from Space: Hurricane Sandy, a menacing monster of a storm that forecasters said would bring “life-threatening” flooding, churned toward some of the nation’s most densely populated areas on Sunday, prompting widespread evacuations and the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Closes New York Stock Exchange.

October 29, 2012 – Hurricane Sandy Closes New York Stock Exchange: Caution tape cordons off a subway entrance at Columbus Circle due to closure in New York, U.S., on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. The U.S. securities industry canceled equity trading … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Video – Off the North Carolina Coast

October 29, 2012 – Hurricane Sandy: Hurricane Sandy off the North Carolina Coast. The Master of Disaster To view the video, please click the link below: http://www.bloomberg.com/video/must-watch-hurricane-sandy-and-the-wall-of-water-jiNZM8K2T5mGVmKJ10vugg.html

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Picture of the Day – King of the Jungle.

October 28, 2012 – Picture of the Day: You want what, how ‘bout I eat you for lunch! The Master of Disaster

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A Powerful 7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Western Canada – Is the U.S. West Coast Next!

October 27, 2012 – A Powerful 7.7-Magnitude Earthquake Struck Western Canada: A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck along the coast of western Canada on Saturday and a tsunami warning was issued. There were no immediate reports of damage. The quake struck … Continue reading

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