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Camp Fire Evacuees Build Tent Camp at Chico Walmart2m40s

Camp Fire Evacuees Build Tent Camp at Chico Walmart

After California’s Camp Fire destroyed towns across Butte County, California, a number of those displaced set up a temporary camp at a Walmart in the town of Chico. According to state fire officials on November 16, the wildfire destroyed at least 9,700 residences. Thousands of Butte County residents are searching for temporary shelter as a result. Video recorded on November 15 shows the state of the camp. A row of tents is visible as well as piles of clothing and other belongings. Smoke is an issue for those living outside as the air quality in Chico has been hazardous for days. Those camped at the store have been asked to leave by Sunday, November 18, according to local media. Credit: @Vagazzled2169 via Storyful

Walmart Parking Lot Converted Into Tent And Supply Space for Camp Fire Refugees11m24s

Walmart Parking Lot Converted Into Tent And Supply Space for Camp Fire Refugees

The parking lot of a Walmart in Chico, California, became a makeshift shelter for people displaced due to the Camp Fire and quickly filled up with tents, food trucks and donations, as seen in this footage streamed live on November 15. The uploader of the footage, Andy Gummow, called the scene “Walmart Lot and Tent City” and told Storyful over Messenger that the people were expected to leave by the weekend. “They are cutting food service, donations and getting rid of portable restrooms by Sunday,” Gummow said. Reports from the Chico Enterprise-Record and The Sacramento Bee confirm this. Many of the people staying in the parking lot are unsure of their next move, but some have said they’ll move to the Butte County Fairgrounds in Gridley to stay at an indoor Red Cross shelter, according to The Sacramento Bee’s report. Credit: Andy Gummow via Storyful

'I Can't Believe It!' 96 Year Old Delighted to See First Snow in Many Years45s

'I Can't Believe It!' 96 Year Old Delighted to See First Snow in Many Years

Armando Trull’s 96-year-old mother recently moved to Washington from Miami, and was delighted to experience the first snow of the season on November 15 – her first snowfall in “a long, long, long time,” in her words. “I feel happy, so happy,” she said when asked how she felt about seeing the snow. “I have to say thanks God, for giving me the opportunity to watch something that I love and I yearn very much. Thank, thank, thank you God!” The tweet garnered over 387,000 views and over 17,000 likes on Twitter in under 24 hours. Credit: armandomedia.com via Storyful

Steve Bannon Appearance at Oxford University Sparks Protest14s

Steve Bannon Appearance at Oxford University Sparks Protest

A large crowd gathered at Oxford University, England, on November 16, to protest the appearance of right-wing US political strategist Steve Bannon at the university’s prestigious debating society, the Oxford Union. Footage here shows the crowd gathered in a street close to the union, chanting: “Say it loud, say it clear, Bannon is not welcome here.” The debating society describes itself on Twitter as “the last bastion of free speech.” Bannon isn’t the first right-wing populist that the Union has invited to speak. Tommy Robinson, founder and former leader of the English Defence League, spoke at the venue in 2014. Other controversial debaters have included adult film actress Stormy Daniels and former aide to Donald Trump, Omarosa Manigault. Credit: Eviane Cheng Leidig via Storyful

Camp Fire Smoke Blankets San Francisco39s

Camp Fire Smoke Blankets San Francisco

Smoke from the Camp Fire in northern California blanketed San Francisco on Thursday, November 14, causing the city to issue a warning about air quality. The San Francisco Department of Emergency Management issued a warning on Thursday, advising residents to stay indoors due to an increased health risk associated with the air quality. The Environmental Protection Agency measured a 197 air quality between “unhealthy” and “very unhealthy.” Many San Franciscans have donned masks to mitigate against the potential health effects of the smoky air. Drone footage recorded in the city shows how thick the smoke became, obscuring buildings and other landmarks. Credit: @Shalaco via Storyful

This 3-Year-Old Can Land More Trickshots Than You42s

This 3-Year-Old Can Land More Trickshots Than You

With his dad’s encouragement, this precocious three-year-old in Columbus, Ohio, displayed some incredible basketball skills. In a video uploaded to Twitter on November 8, little Calvin sinks four consecutive shots from the top of the staircase in his home to the basket down below. This is not Calvin’s first introduction to the sport, the tiny basketball star has taken on several trickshots in his time. Credit: @mikeandheather8 via Storyful

Snow and Hurricane-Force Winds Pummel Newfoundland1m00s

Snow and Hurricane-Force Winds Pummel Newfoundland

Trees and power lines were downed and giant waves battered the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, as 130 km/h gusts swept over the area on November 14 and 15. This footage is described as showing the conditions on the west coast of Newfoundland on November 14. Credit: earthspace101 via Storyful

Cyclone Gaja Wreaks Havoc in Pudukkottai, India44s

Cyclone Gaja Wreaks Havoc in Pudukkottai, India

Cyclone Gaja pummeled the southeast coast of India on Friday, November 16, bringing high winds and rain to the district of Pudukkottai. Flooding was forecast for the district as Gaja made landfall, India Today reported. The district was expected to experience tides one meter higher than usual, the report said. At least 15 people died as a result of the storm in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, in which Pudukkottai is situated, News18 Tamil Nadu reported. This footage shows heavy rain and strong winds in a neighborhood in Pudokkottai. Credit: Devi Balan via Storyful

Men Wade Through Floodwaters in Kuwait City35s

Men Wade Through Floodwaters in Kuwait City

The Kuwait Meteorological Department warned of “unstable weather,” as heavy rainfall caused flooding in Kuwait City on November 14 and 15. The Ministry of the Interior warned residents to stay indoors due to the heavy rainfall, the Arab Times reported. The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) suspended work at all of its companies on Wednesday, according to Reuters. Kuwaiti Public Works Minister Hussam Al-Roumi resigned on Friday due to the damage caused by the floods, the report said. Credit: Omar al-Nasser via Storyful

'Shark Sighting' Sparks Fear in North Carolina Waters1m02s

'Shark Sighting' Sparks Fear in North Carolina Waters

Wilmington’s Swim the Loop swimming competition on November 10 was a little more eventful than usual this year because of what appeared to be a shark in the water. North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher spokeswoman Robin Nalepa said that it was most likely a sunfish, which are often mistaken for sharks due to their dorsal fin. Although the aquarium cannot say definitively if the creature was a sunfish or a shark, no swimmers were hurt and the race continued after the creature had not been spotted for a few minutes. Credit: Kristen Jeno via Storyful

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Heavy Rainfall Fills Desert with Pools of Water54s

Heavy Rainfall Fills Desert with Pools of Water

Heavy rainfall on November 14 and 15 filled Kuwait’s desert with pools of water. The Ministry of the Interior warned residents to stay indoors due to the heavy rainfall, the Arab Times reported. The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) suspended work at all of its companies on Wednesday, according to Reuters. Kuwaiti Public Works Minister Hussam Al-Roumi resigned on Friday due to the damage caused by the floods, the report said. Credit: Yaqoub Ashkanani via Storyful

Malaysian Girl Guides Join Protest Against Child Marriage30s

Malaysian Girl Guides Join Protest Against Child Marriage

Dozens of young girls from the Girl Guides Association of Malaysia protested against child marriage in front of the country’s parliament building in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, November 13. The association was one of the NGOs that presented to politicians a petition with 150,000 signatures calling for an end to child marriage in the country. Currently, a legislative loophole makes it legal for men to marry underage girls. The campaigners want the law to introduce a minimum age of 18 years for marriage. Credit: Girl Guides Association of Malaysia via Storyful

Not Quite Santa's Reindeer: Camel Spotted on Pennsylvania Highway in Snowstorm33s

Not Quite Santa's Reindeer: Camel Spotted on Pennsylvania Highway in Snowstorm

Travelers may have spotted an unexpected scene in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 15, and it was not just the November snowfall. Megan Vogel shared a video on Twitter of a camel along Pennsylvania Route 309, standing in the snow. “[No big deal] just a camel on 309 in a snow storm,” she tweeted. The area got their first winter storm of the season with a mix of snow, sleet and rain expected until Friday. Credit: Megan Vogel via Storyful

Baby Sloth at Brevard Zoo Shows Zookeeper Some 'Eyebrow Love'58s

Baby Sloth at Brevard Zoo Shows Zookeeper Some 'Eyebrow Love'

A new baby sloth born at Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida, is making itself at home and showing some love to its caretakers. In a video shared on November 15 to the zoo’s Facebook page, the baby sloth can be seen kissing one of the zookeepers on the eyebrow. “Because they spend almost all their time clinging to mom, baby sloths are naturally drawn to hairy surfaces. It appears eyebrows are no exception,” the post said. The baby sloth, whose gender is currently unknown, was born on October 17 to the zoo’s resident sloth, Tango, according to a press release from the zoo. As of writing, the video has over 8,000 views on Facebook. Credit: Brevard Zoo via Storyful

Philadelphia Sees Biggest November Snow in Nearly 30 Years31s

Philadelphia Sees Biggest November Snow in Nearly 30 Years

The biggest November snowfall since 1989 blanketed Philadelphia on November 15, surprising meteorologists who thought the storm would bring a mix of rain and snow. The snow snarled traffic and prompted early closings of some schools and businesses in Philadelphia. Credit: alyssa_b_cwanger via Storyful

Winter Storm Plows Across Midwest into East Coast16s

Winter Storm Plows Across Midwest into East Coast

Tens of thousands of Kentucky customers were out of power on Thursday morning, November 15, after the first winter storm of the season swept across the Midwest and headed to the East Coast. The storm brought ice to Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky, weighing down power lines and tree limbs that broke under the weight. This video shows damage in Radcliff, Kentucky, a small town near Fort Knox and southwest of Louisville. Credit: Britten McDowell via Storyful

Cyclone Gaja Descends on Pudukkottai, India56s

Cyclone Gaja Descends on Pudukkottai, India

Cyclone Gaja pummelled the south east coast of India, on Friday, November 16. The cyclone brought high winds and rain to the district of Pudukkottai, as seen in these videos. Flooding was forecast for the district as Gaja made landfall, India Today reported. The district was expected to experience tides one metre higher than usual, the report said. At least 15 people died in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, where Pudukkottai is situated, as a result of the storm, News18 Tamil Nadu reported. Credit: cmn_tweet via Storyful

Commuters Face Huge Delays at New York Port Authority Bus Terminal After Snowstorm2m16s

Commuters Face Huge Delays at New York Port Authority Bus Terminal After Snowstorm

Commuters faced lengthy delays at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City on Thursday, November 15, after a snowstorm. Parts of the terminal building were closed due to overcrowding, WPIX 11 New York reported. In a tweet, a spokesperson for the PABT said NJTransit buses were unable to access the terminal due to the weather, and advised people to use alternative transport. Credit: Ajoy Singha via Storyful

Cars Stuck on Snow Covered Streets in New York City Amid Storm Chaos1m45s

Cars Stuck on Snow Covered Streets in New York City Amid Storm Chaos

A winter storm hit New York City and other parts of the Tri-State Area on Thursday, November 15, wreaking havoc for commuters. Multiple accidents were reported on the George Washington Bridge in New York City, where upper level eastbound lanes were shut down for several hours, ABC Eyewitness News reported. Meanwhile, the Bayonne Bridge was closed in both directions. The Metropolitan Transport Authority reported delays on all Bronx and Brooklyn bus lines, while the Port Authority Bus Terminal was closed due to overcrowding. These videos show the chaos some motorists faced in and around Lexington Avenue towards East Harlem. Credit: Dakota Flournoy via Storyful

Gridlock on George Washington Bridge as Heavy Snow Brings Traffic Chaos to New York City1m01s

Gridlock on George Washington Bridge as Heavy Snow Brings Traffic Chaos to New York City

Motorists endured lengthy delays on the George Washington Bridge in New York City on Thursday, November 15, after heavy snowfall in the Tri-State area. These videos show the chaos on the bridge, where multiple accidents were reported. Upper level eastbound lanes were shut down for several hours, ABC Eyewitness News reported. Meanwhile, the Bayonne Bridge was closed in both direction, the report said. Delays were also reported at John F. Kennedy, Newark and LaGuardia airports. Credit: Akoaysidimple via Storyful

Snow Storm Causes Commuter Chaos at Newark Penn Station6s

Snow Storm Causes Commuter Chaos at Newark Penn Station

A snow storm caused travel chaos across the state of New Jersey, as well as in neighboring New York, on Thursday, November 15. New Jersey Transit warned train services could be delayed up to an hour. This video shows overcrowding at Pennsylvania Station in Newark, New Jersey. Sharing the video, commuter Daniel Bodner tweeted: “Penn Station right now. Police are only letting people boarding the train on the platform. But they don’t know what trains are arriving. Chaos! #NJTransit #pennstationnewark.” Credit: Daniel Bodner via Storyful

Orphaned Baby Bats Soak Up Vitamin D to Prevent Wing Infections1m55s

Orphaned Baby Bats Soak Up Vitamin D to Prevent Wing Infections

Despite their reputation as creatures of the night, a group of tiny, orphaned flying foxes soaked up some vitamin D together while in the care of their rescuer in Queensland Bat carer Denise Wade said even the tiniest flying foxes needed sun to help prevent fungal wing infections. In this video, the little ones stretch out their wings and enjoy the sunlight. Credit: Batzilla the Bat via Storyful

Camel Seen on Pennsylvania Highway During Snowstorm7s

Camel Seen on Pennsylvania Highway During Snowstorm

Travelers were surprised to spot a camel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 15, amid intense snowfall. The animal was seen tethered to a stationary van along the Pennsylvania Route 309, standing in the snow. The area got its first winter storm of the season. Snow, sleet and rain was forecast until Friday. Credit: Tylerkio via Storyful

Ice Storm Takes Down Cincinnati Oak Tree a Branch at a Time30s

Ice Storm Takes Down Cincinnati Oak Tree a Branch at a Time

More than 100,000 customers were without power Thursday morning, November 15, as an ice storm swept over the US Midwest, downing trees and power lines with the weight of the ice. This video shows a 110-foot oak tree in Cincinnati which has been losing branches through the course of the morning. Credit: Angel Freudenberg via Storyful