Three cities in Alaska experienced record high temperatures on July 4th as several agencies warned Friday of high fire risk in the Upper Yukon and south central Alaska. According to CBS Anchorage affiliate KTVA, the Division of Forestry reported over 100 active fires burning throughout the state of Alaska.
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Authorities in Indonesia raised the death toll from floods and landslides in the easternmost province of Papua to nearly 80 on Monday as President Joko Widodo called for the urgent evacuation of victims from devastated communities.
Boeing (BA) shares declined Monday after one of the airline’s new 737 Max 8 models crashed Sunday, killing all passengers on board and raising questions over the safety of the company’s aircraft.
All 157 passengers and crew members aboard Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 departing from Addis Ababa were killed in a crash on Sunday, which took place minutes into the flight. At least eight Americans were aboard, along with individuals from more than 30 other nationalities.
(Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) warned Southwest Airlines Co and its mechanics union that their ongoing labor dispute threatens to damage the airline’s safety practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
Southwest and the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association, which has been in contract negotiations since 2012, are locked in an escalating battle.
A major winter #storm will race from the West Coast to East Coast this #weekend and one of the hazards will be heavy snowfall. Here are the probabilities of greater than 4 inches of #snow for the next 2 days. Are you in the path of the storm and #weather #ready? pic.twitter.com/qmbFiEaUBy
— NWS (@NWS) March 2, 2019
Road conditions will quickly deteriorate overnight and into Sunday as snow, blowing/drifting snow, and low visibilities develop across the forecast area. That said, you now have the perfect excuse to stay home and binge watch your favorite TV show. #kcwx #mowx #kswx pic.twitter.com/a8SOSNEvi1
— NWS Kansas City (@NWSKansasCity) March 2, 2019
There are two winter storms that may affect nearly the entire U.S. this weekend. A massive storm on the West Coast will soon march across the country, but the first storm is already doing work up and down the East Coast. Keep Reading on CBSNews.com
The latest snowfall forecast for the upcoming storm that will be moving quickly across the Eastern US Sunday and Sunday night and off the Northeast Coast toward Nova Scotia on Monday. pic.twitter.com/JSSwKFnwJ2
— NWS Eastern Region (@NWSEastern) March 3, 2019
Officials for the U.S. State Department have issued a level 2 travel advisory warning for the Bahamas due to crime, including burglaries, robberies, sexual assault and risks associated with using unregulated recreational watercraft.
The warning, released Feb. 25, urges American tourists to “exercise increased caution” when traveling to, and staying in, the popular tropical islands.
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of passengers throughout Europe have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi.
“Do not travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest,” the U.S. State Department says, urging Americans to avoid the country that is wracked with violent protests against President Jovenel Moise. The State Department is pulling all nonemergency U.S. personnel and their family members from the country. Keep reading on NPR
DES MOINES, Iowa (KCCI) —
We have a feeling Punxsutawney Phil and Polk County Paula might be wrong — more snow is in the forecast, adding to an already dreary and snow-laden winter.