2010: A Really Bad Year for Natural Disasters

If you ever find yourself thinking that there seemed to be a lot of natural disasters last year," you'd be correct.  The Japan earthquake and tsunami has rightly dominated the headlines recently, but between the Pakistan floods, Haiti earthquake, floods in China and west Africa, 2010 was a particularly bad year for natural disasters

Super Typhoon Megi

One of the biggest storms in recent history pounded the Philippines today and is en route to southern China.  The United States is reportedly diverting military assets to the Philippines to help with humanitarian assistance and recovery efforts.