Big Sinkhole in China – reveals wonderworld below

Too bad Lake Fubar didn’t have this outcome …

630-foot sinkhole in China reveals massive ancient forest world

” . . . Chinese spelunkers were astonished after discovering a massive 630-foot sinkhole that harbored a forest at the bottom — and possibly other life-forms — like something out of “The Lost World.” The pit is one of 30 known sinkholes located in Leye County, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Xinhua News Agency reported.
“I wouldn’t be surprised to know that there are species found in these caves that have never been reported or described by science until now,” Chen Lixin, who led the Guangxi 702 cave expedition team that discovered the chasm, told Live Science.
The team discovered the capacious crater Friday, descending 328 feet and then hiking several hours to reach the base of the capacious crater a la “Journey To the Center of the Earth.” They then returned safely to the surface that same evening.” . . .(more + PHOTOS)






Tornado Hits New Orleans

[March 23]

The Watchers
Large tornado hits New Orleans, causing extensive damage, Louisiana

“The tornado touched down at approximately 19:35 CDT in a New Orleans suburb and then moved east across the Mississippi River into the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans and parts of St. Bernard Parish before moving northeast. It was on the ground for about 15 minutes.”

Story has video clips.

The Advocate – Tornado that struck Arabi, New Orleans East was at least an EF3: weather service

Yikes! New Madrid Fault Warning! 😬

Daily Mail [UK] –

Experts warn central U.S. should prepare for devastating magnitude 7 earthquake that could hit Missouri fault line at any time as ‘fear of the big one’ in California remains

  • The USGS puts the risk of a magnitude 7 earthquake in central U.S. at 10 percent
  • They predict it could happen within 50 years
  • The odds are higher for a magnitude 6 earthquake: 40 percent within 50 years
  • A quake is likely to originate at the New Madrid Fault in New Madrid, Missouri 
  • Emergency experts say homes and businesses are not well prepared for the risk



Louisiana joins energy producing states to challenge Biden fossil fuel ban with major move

15 States Threaten To Pull $600 Billion From Banks That Won’t Give Equal Service To Energy Industry

“Fifteen state financial officers sent a letter to U.S. banks last week noting $600 billion in assets they pledge to take elsewhere if the financial institutions embrace corporate wokeism and prohibit financing to the fossil fuel industry.”





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Tropical Storm Watch: TS Nicholas may bring floods to Louisiana Tuesday ☔

NOAA Reports

Texas and Houston area be get the worst of it …



“Across the rest of southeast Texas into southwest Louisiana rainfall of 5 to 10 inches is expected. This rainfall may produce areas of considerable flash and urban flooding, especially in highly urbanized metropolitan areas. Additionally, there is the potential for isolated minor to moderate river flooding.”

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