Drivers going down a Colorado highway had quite the close call, after an avalanche ripped down the side of a mountain in front of them.
On Sunday afternoon, said avalanche moved down through Ten Mile Canyon, located between Frisco and Copper Mountain.
There were several videos of the incident posted online, capturing the snow piling down toward the road.
Thailand’s natural wonders are feeling the force of tourism, forcing one to close temporarily.
Maya Bay, a great beach on Phi Phi Leh island made famous by Leonardo DiCaprio in the not-so-great movie The Beach, will be temporarily closed for four months a year from June, as reported by the Associated Press.
Thailand’s National Parks and Wildlife Department made the decision on Wednesday to allow the island’s coral reefs and sea life to recover. The beach is open all-year round, in contrast to the many Thai marine parks closed between mid-May to mid-October. Read more…
As Hurricane Maria continues to rampage through the Caribbean, images of the destruction are starting to surface.
The island of Dominica was completely devastated by the storm. Puerto Rico was hit by “catastrophic” flooding, as the National Weather Service put it, and its capital could be without power for four to six months.
When Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on Wednesday, it was a Category 4 storm with winds up to 155 miles per hour. As you can see, it was a terrifying event to live through.
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