The Nile, the life giver of ancient, medieval and modern Egypt is running dry. The world’s longest river, the Nile has watered and nourished Egypt with silt from deep in Africa for millennia.
It was Mount Merapi’s biggest lava flow since authorities raised its danger level in November, said Hanik Humaida, the head of Yogyakarta’s Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center.
A humpback whale has found its way back to sea weeks after it got lost in a murky, crocodile-infested river in northern Australia.
Veramika Maikamava, 24, was trying to hike to an abandoned bus at the edge of Denali National Park in Alaska made famous in the book and movie “Into the Wild.”
Siddhartha, the founder of the Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) chain, had not been reachable since late on Monday, his flagship entity Coffee Day Enterprises said in a regulatory filing.
Used for centuries to bring water to gardens and buildings on the shores of the Orontes River, the water wheels or "norias" of Hama are believed to be unique worldwide, according to UNESCO.
Initially, according to the local reports the tusker was swept away by the overflowing waters for almost two hours, but then the elephant fought back its way to the safety.
Hydroelectric turbines may stop turning. Las Vegas and Phoenix may be forced to restrict water usage or growth. Farmers might cease growing some crops,
Border patrol agents, along with local fire and police agencies, were searching for possible additional victims a day after the Thursday incident, said Customs and Border Protection spokesman Rick Pauza.