Officials are reporting that one person died and another was injured Monday night when a bridge collapsed on an I-75 overpass in Cincinnati, Ohio. The collapse occurred around 10:30 last night. Officials are reporting that the casualty was a construction workers and the injured person was a semi-truck driver. The semi-truck driver sustained multiple lacerations and is considered lucky to have survived.
A steep coastal cliff collapses at Rock-a-Nore in Hastings, UK, and the event is captured in video! The collapse occurred after days of continuous rain, which caused additional damage and many more landslides in the area.
A massive wind turbine has mysteriously collapsed on January 2nd, on Murley mountain in Northern Ireland. The wind turbine was one of eight turbines of the Screggagh wind farm and its value is estimated to over £500,000. Have a look at photos from the site, provided below!
At the beginning of the New Year, here are the top geological events for 2014, as reported by the Weather Channel! They include five major earthquakes, six volcano eruptions and three landslides, occurring all around the globe, permanently altering people's lives and landscapes. The geological events are listed below in chronological order!
Following days of heavy rains, massive landslides in Indonesia caused many casualties and burried entire villages under mud and rubble. Many people are still reported as missing while more rain is expected in the next days, keeping local authorities and rescue crews under alert.