The drastic swing in temperatures continue, and a large winter storm sending freezing temperatures across the United States. The Mid Atlantic and north east will be facing snow and ice threats ( See www.weather.com)

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Power Outages

A power outage was quickly taken care of as 3,000 customers were without power in Scammon Columbus.
http://www.sekvoice.com/news/article_690d7375-6fd2-593b-b3eb-7a9add84f08f.html

A power outage was reported in Northeast El Paso as more than 2,200 people were without electricity in the area.

http://www.sekvoice.com/news/article_690d7375-6fd2-593b-b3eb-7a9add84f08f.html

Another power outage was reported in the Western Heights high school on Thursday, as a blown transformer was the cause but officials still do not know the cause of the outage.
http://newsok.com/power-outage-reported-at-western-heights-high-school-thursday/article/3911465

Drought

Drought is contributing to a cholera outbreak in southern Angola, this was followed by the onset of

the rainy season in southern Angola has caused a dramatic increase in cholera. 1,000 infections and 48 deaths

were recorded during a two week period for the month of November.

http://www.irinnews.org/report/99273/drought-contributes-to-cholera-outbreak-in-southern-angola

Extreme Weather Events

100 Mph winds have battered Scotland, where a total of 20,000 homes did not have power.

Parts of the UK are suffering some of the worst weather conditions for 30 years as a combination of gale-force winds and large waves threaten to bring severe flooding.

Winds of more than 100 mph have been battering Scotland, where a total of 20,000 homes have been left without power.
http://news.sky.com/story/1177838/weather-alert-95mph-winds-and-tidal-surges

Capsizing Boats

We have strong currents which swept a boat away in Kemaman. Dr Norwati said she could have drowned if not for a life jacket on the boat. Six people in this incident narrowly escaped death.
http://www.nst.com.my/latest/flood-relief-boat-capsized-six-passengers-escape-death-1.422846

Sinkhole Shuts Down Two Lanes Of Traffic

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From all over the world sinkholes have caused untold damages, and have killed people in some instances. Today, in Port Charlotte Florida, a road could remain closed for up to a year after a the culvert running beneath it collapsed, which caused the pavement to buckle and making the road impassable.

http://www.abc-7.com/story/24125981/kenilworth-boulevard-closed-collapse-port-charlotte#.UqDwj_RDsqh

The following video is a sinkhole which opened in Philadelphia

A freight train derailed in the New Jersey Turnpike , and there were no injuries reported, as a train carrying hazardous materials derailed near New Jersey highway early Thursday, according to officials.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/hazmat-spill-freight-train-derails-new-jersey-turnpike-article-1.1538175

Earthquakes

4.7 A  OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE
4.7 A  SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA
4.8 A  VANUATU
4.8 A  NORTHWESTERN KASHMIR

 

4.4 M+  CELEBES SEA
4.9 M+  SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
4.8 A  TONGA

 

4.5 M+  SIMEULUE, INDONESIA
5.1 M+  SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
4.8 M+  UNIMAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA
4.5 M+  SOUTHERN PERU
4.2 M+  CASPIAN SEA, OFFSHR TURKMENISTAN

Source: http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/seismologist.php?view=1

Volcanoes

The Etna volcano is showing restlessness, as the magma column is currently high. Here is the video footage from the Etna volcano

Sakurajima volcano in Kyushu japan experienced a volcanic explosion with an ash plume reaching 11,000 feet in the air.

Rabual volcano in New Britain, Papua New Guinea is reported to have ash plumes which rose to low altitudes.

The Bagana volcano in Papua New Guinea remains active with S02 degassing, and growth of a lava dome.

The manam volcano in Papua New Guinea is showing images of a degassing plume from the volcano drifting east.

Ulawaun volcano in Papua New Guinea is showing weak sporadic explosions at the volcano.

For more information visit: http://www.volcanodiscovery.com

 Water Main Breaks

A water main break took place in worcester near main and Maywood streets early wednesday afternoon and the shutdown that followed left part of Clark University,

Grand and Tainter Streets without water.
http://www.telegram.com/article/20131204/NEWS/312049624/0/NEWS03

A middle school was also without water, after a water main break was discovered with subzero temperatures in the area.
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20131205/NEWS01/312050020/UPDATE-Water-main-breaks-at-East-Middle-School-amid-sub-zero-temperatures?nclick_check=1

Water main break inconveniences Colorado springs residents:
http://gazette.com/water-main-break-inconveniences-some-village-seven-residents/article/1510504

Another water main break to place at Foxboro high school, as classes were dismissed two hours early because of the water main breaking.
http://www.foxbororeporter.com/articles/2013/12/05/news/14383900.txt

In Collier county florida the westbound lanes of U.S 41 E. are clsed from shadowlawn Dr. to airport Pulling because of a water main break. An ongoing
investingation as to what caused the water main break is currently underway.

http://www.winknews.com/Local-Florida/2013-12-05/Water-main-break-causes-roadblock-on-US-41-E-at-Airport-Rd#.UqFcyfRDsqg

A water main break was reported on main street in downtown Hartford, as an 8-inch fire service line to the Gold building in the area.
http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Water-Main-Break-Affects-Traffic-in-Downtown-Hartford-234576501.html

On east second street a water main break is going to affecting traffic:
http://www.superiortelegram.com/event/article/id/82451/

Last but not least we have a water main break in St Vital which is expected to cause traffic headaches on Thursday morning.
Snow, water main break expected to cause traffic woes

Landslide Kills 10 Chinese Workers

A landslide in Lanzhoulet ten people dead and 21 injured in the landslide event.
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/131205/landslide-kills-10-chinese-railway-workers

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