Major Atlantic Storm Killed 11 In Northern Europe

29 10 2013
Large waves break against the dyke Monday at the port of Boulogne, France.

Large waves break against the dyke Monday at the port of Boulogne, France.

The death toll from the major Atlantic storm rises to at least eleven across northern Europe on Monday.

Four people were killed in Britain, three in Germany, two in Netherlands, one in France and one in Denmark.

According to Britain’s Met Office national weather centre, winds reached 99 miles (159 kilometres) per hour on the Isle of Wight off the southern English coast.

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Photos: Major Atlantic Storm Kills 2 In England

28 10 2013

Southern England was hit by a major Atlantic storm, which could be its worst in years.

Strong winds blew and heavy rains fell late Sunday.

Two people were killed by falling trees in the severe storm and Sky News reported that a 14-year-old boy, named locally as Dylan Alkins, is feared dead after being swept out to sea on Sunday in Newhaven, East Sussex.

Hurricane-speed winds of up to 100mph swept across the South West, South, South East, the Midlands and the East of England.

Several London Underground and train services were suspended, the port of Dover in Kent temporarily shut after gusts of 65 knots were recorded in the area.

More than 130 flights at Heathrow Airport were cancelled because of the weather.

The Environment Agency said there were 12 flood warnings in place across the South West, the Midlands and the East of England. 

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PRK Sungai Limau: Siapa Yang Menipu, Haji Baharom Atau Mahfuz Omar?

27 10 2013

Credit to The Unspinners

Datuk Seri Jamil Khir’s father praying for PAS to win in the coming PRK Sungai Limau?

Or did PAS’s leader Mahfuz Omar lying again?

Please listen to this video:

Now, please listen to another video:

Haji Baharom is Datuk Seri Jamil Khir’s father and he is a member of PAS.

Anyway, it is very interesting when he said that even though he is a member of PAS, that doesn’t means he can’t vote for UMNO.

So who tried to spin the story?





Your Shot: A Sneak Peek At National Geographic’s Contest Submissions

27 10 2013

National Geographic magazine turned 125 this month.

The magazine moves the birthday celebration off its pages with the October 1st public launch of a photo-sharing platform, Your Shot (NGYourShot.com), that allows photography fans to connect with photographers and editors around virtual assignments, get direct feedback on their work and participate in a unique photography-based community.

One of the magazine’s young star photographers, Cory Richards, will usher in the month as lead curator of the magazine’s first assignment on Your Shot.

Led by Richards and his magazine photo editor, Sadie Quarrier, the assignment invites photographers to share three images that convey how photography can help us explore our changing world.

Throughout the assignment, Richards and Quarrier will provide photo tips and feedback on the images that are submitted along with direction on what they feel will best help tell the story.

Their favourite photograph will be selected to appear in a future issue of National Geographic magazine.

Participants must join Your Shot, National Geographic’s free online photo community and storytelling platform, to submit photos to the assignment, which runs until today, October. 22. (National Geographic)

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3 Killed In Cameron Highlands Mud Flood

24 10 2013

Ringlet in Cameron Highlands had been hit by a mud flood, killing three people including two foreigners.

The victims were Tan Tuck Choi, 51 years old,  Kesmat Iduan, 46 from Indonesia and a Bangladeshi, Md Jahangir Alam Fazlor Rahman who was around 30 years old.

According to NST, the body of Kesmat Iduan, 46 from Indonesia will be flown back to her homeland for funeral arrangements.

NST reported that the victim who died on the way to hospital has been identified as Tan Tuck Choi, 51.

One person, Jarwati from Indonesia is still missing.

Land clearing for farms has caused land erosion and heavy sedimentation in the Sultan Abu Bakar dam at Ringlet in Cameron Highlands.





In Photos: Australia Bush Fire

23 10 2013

200 homes have been damaged or destroyed during a massive bush fire in New South Wales.

The fire started at the Port Stephens area, more than 100 kilometers (60 miles) north of Sydney on October 13th.

A 63-year-old man died of a suspected heart attack on Friday, defending his house from the big fire.

Police said Monday they had arrested two boys, age 11 and 15, over two earlier bush fires.

The 11-year-old has been charged with two counts of intentionally causing fire and being reckless as to its spread, NSW Police Force said.

About 287,000 acres (116,167 hectares) were affected by the fire.

A volunteer fire fighter, Michael Green recorded a video of the fire using his phone.

CNN reported that Forecasts of high temperatures, low humidity and strong winds over the next few days in the Blue Mountains region, west of Sydney, have state officials especially concerned.

Power lines were also blamed for the fire as reported by CNN.

Locals feared that three big fires could merge into an inferno in New South Wales where lots of people live.

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Congratulations To Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi!

20 10 2013

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Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi, Malaysia’s Minister of Home Affairs, had won the highest vote in UMNO’s Vice-President election.

Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi won 185 votes, Datuk Shafie Apdal won 174 votes during the election, while Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Hussien Onn won 100 votes and Datuk Mukhriz Bin Mahathir won 91 votes.

Congratulations to Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi!








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