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“Travel is Safe to the Hawaiian Islands” – Hawai’i Governor David Ige

           Photo of the Kohala Coast on the island of Hawaii taken on May 21, 2018. WVNTR – As dramatic video footage is shown daily from the island of Hawai’i of lava flowing, new fissures opening and ash plumes, Hawai’i Governor David Ige reassured people worldwide that Kīlauea volcano is being closely monitored and stated […]

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Tsunamis could cause beach tourism to lose hundreds of millions of dollars every year

WVN – Going to the beach this summer? European tourists are more frequently going to places all over the world with significant tsunami risk, researchers have found. A global tourism destination risk index for tsunamis was released today at the 2018 Annual Conference of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) in Vienna, based on a study […]

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Waves of Winter Storms Kill at Least 16 in Europe (PHOTOS)

WVN – (Weather Channel) – At least 16 people have been killed by a series of winter storms and bitter cold that swept over Europe over the past week. French authorities said four skiers were killed, one more was injured and another remains missing after an avalanche Friday in the southern Alps. The cause of […]

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Bad weather disrupts flights in Nigeria Foggy and Cloudy

WVN – Bad weather has led to delays and cancellations of flights in Nigeria since last week, leaving many passengers stranded. The flight cancellations in airports across the country began last Thursday. The southern parts of the country are currently experiencing shades of cloudy and foggy conditions. In the northern and central states, the weather […]

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Flights Scrapped, Schools Closed as Storm Lashes Eastern US

A worker at a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation maintenance area in Franklin Park, Pa., along Interstate 79 north of Pittsburgh, uses heavy machinery to move road treatment material from storage to load onto trucks, March 13, 2017. WVN – A powerful nor’easter is beginning to lash the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast prompting flight cancellations, school closures […]

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Refugees and migrants taking ‘enormous risks’ to reach Europe – UN agency

WVN – Increased border restrictions and lack of accessible legal ways to reach Europe have caused refugees and migrants to take more “diversified and dangerous journeys,” such as relying on people-smugglers or using flimsy boats to cross rough seas, a new report by the United Nations refugee agency has revealed. “This report clearly shows that […]

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