Cyclones, typhoons, hurricanes - the power of devastation Fastest storms As the warm air rises, it forms a funnel, the main characteristic of a tornado. Inside the funnel, the speed of the air can be tremendous - up to 500 kilometers per hour. Tornadoes are the fastest whirlwind type of weather phenomenon. … [Read more...] about Cyclone Amphan: Is Bangladesh prepared?
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Deep Purple, a band nearly engraved in stone Regulars at the famous jazz festival The Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland is famous for expanding the boundaries of jazz. That's why Deep Purple are welcome guests at the festival. They were there in 1971, when a fire broke out during Frank Zappa's concert. Jon Lord followed that up by writing Deep Purple's biggest hit: "Smoke on the Water." It vies with "Satisfaction" for having the most famous guitar riff of all time. … [Read more...] about Jack White, Nick Cave, Iggy Pop to rock Montreux jazz fest
In reporting on the coronavirus pandemic, unless otherwise specified, DW uses figures provided by the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Coronavirus Resource Center in the United States. JHU updates figures in real-time, collating data from world health organizations, state and national governments and other public official sources, all of whom have their own systems for compiling information. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus latest: Russia reports record daily death toll
Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Repatriation mission will take at least two more weeks The repatriation process for Germans stranded abroad is ongoing. Until now, main destinations such as Egypt or Morocco have been addressed. "It will be more difficult with countries that only have small groups of scattered adventure vacationers," said the crisis manager of the German Foreign Office. Tourists in the Pacific Islands must first be rounded up in New Zealand and then flown out. … [Read more...] about My Europe: The coronavirus time machine
INDUSTRY HITS BACK AT CHINA FOLLOWING TARIFFS The chief executive of Grain Producers Australia, Andrew Weidermann, says farmers are not scared to cut ties with China. … [Read more...] about Australia’s largest organic dairy company collapses under a $15million mountain of debt in another blow for struggling farmers