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Tanker Erupts on Interstate 15 Near Midvale

Tanker Erupts on Interstate 15 Near Midvale

A double fuel tanker caught fire and appeared to explode on Interstate 15 near Midvale, Utah, on January 18. According to reports, the tanker had 9,000 gallons of gas and 1,000 gallons of diesel. Crews were busy on Thursday night and into Friday morning cleaning up the burn scar left by the blaze. No injuries were reported. Credit: Facebook/Jason Besendorfer via Storyful

Demonstrators Support Turkish and Free Syrian Army Attacks on Kurdish Forces in Afrin1m54s

Demonstrators Support Turkish and Free Syrian Army Attacks on Kurdish Forces in Afrin

A crowd chanted slogans against the US-backed Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces and waived Turkish and Free Syrian Army militia flags in Azaz, Syria, on January 19, in support of a Turkish attack on Afrin. Protesters held an array of signs calling the Syrian Democratic Forces terrorists, with some using the name PKK, which refers to the Kurdish militia Turkey considers a terrorist group. Another sign read, “I am Syrian, I am Kurdish, I am against the terrorist PKK.” A man speaking in an interview said he welcomed the liberation of Afrin from the “mercenaries,” referring to the Syrian Democratic Forces, whom he said were dividing Syrians. On January 18, the Free Syrian Army, which is allied with Turkey, said it was preparing to fight Syrian Democratic Forces from the south, and Kurdish news outlets reported Turkish and SDF forces exchanged fire near Afrin on January 17. Shells hit a psychiatric hospital in Azaz overnight on January 19, which local news outlets reported were fired by the SDF. Credit: Thiqa Agency via Storyful

Twin Pandas Have Epic Snow Day as Zoo Atlanta Closes Due to Weather32s

Twin Pandas Have Epic Snow Day as Zoo Atlanta Closes Due to Weather

Giant panda twins Ya Lun and Xi Lun took full advantage of wintry weather that closed Zoo Atlanta on January 19, rolling around in the fresh, fluffy white snow together. Zoo Atlanta closed its doors for several days as a system of winter weather and cold temperatures moved through the Atlanta, Georgia, region. According to a post to the zoo’s Facebook page, while the wintry conditions meant more indoor time for most of the zoo’s animals, giant pandas are actually suited for colder weather. The pair are the only giant panda twins in the United States, according to a zoo representative, and celebrated their first birthday in September 2017. Credit: Facebook/Zoo Atlanta via Storyful

Flight Attendants Yell for Passengers to 'Brace' During Emergency Landing3m08s

Flight Attendants Yell for Passengers to 'Brace' During Emergency Landing

An American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on January 17, after a fan problem onboard sent an odor of smoke through the cockpit and passenger cabin. In this video, flight attendants can be heard making an announcement about emergency landing procedures, including how to properly brace. Later, multiple flight staff can be heard shouting for passengers to “brace” and to “grab your ankles and keep your heads down” as the aircraft landed. The uploader, Scottsdale native Steve Ramsthel, told a Phoenix news outlet that he was impressed by how calm all of the passengers had remained. The flight was operated by American Airlines subcontractor Mesa Airlines. Credit: Steve Ramsthel via Storyful

Police Urge People to Get Home Early as Snow Worsens17s

Police Urge People to Get Home Early as Snow Worsens

The streets of Lesmagow in South Lanarkshire were already covered by several inches of snow on January 19 when forecasts predicted worsening weather. Amid reports of the police urging people in Falkirk, a bit farther north, to “get home as soon as possible”, Carrie Wotherspoon tweeted: “lesmahagow just now”. She told Storyful that her two children were home safe after their schools closed early. She said: “Our school shut early before any signs, it was well dealt with in my opinion.” The Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of central and southern Scotland from yellow to amber. Credit: Carrie Wotherspoon via Storyful

Twiggy the Waterskiing Squirrel Makes the Crowd Go Nuts36s

Twiggy the Waterskiing Squirrel Makes the Crowd Go Nuts

One of the stars of the Toronto Boat Show from January 12-21 was pint-sized and normally used to squirreling away nuts for the winter instead of cruising the open water. Twiggy the waterskiing squirrel was clearly a crowd favorite as a video shared by the Toronto Boat Show on January 13 demonstrates. In the video shared to Instagram, Twiggy can be seen enjoying all the attention while standing on a couple of water skis being pulled by a miniature speedboat. He was even wearing a tiny water jacket. Credit: Dave Sandford/Toronto Boat Show 2018 via Storyful

Wind Blows Ski Gondola In Verbier32s

Wind Blows Ski Gondola In Verbier

Strong winds swept across parts of Switzerland on January 17, closing some ski resorts for parts of the day. This video, filmed inside a gondola by Ben Clarke, showed another ski gondola being whipped around by the winds in Verbier, Switzerland. Credit: Ben Clarke via Storyful

Lebanese Civil Defense Finds Bodies of Syrians Frozen to Death Near Border1m10s

Lebanese Civil Defense Finds Bodies of Syrians Frozen to Death Near Border

The bodies of at least nine Syrians who froze to death, likely while trying to cross into Lebanon, were found close to the border on January 19, according to a statement by the Lebanese Army. Local reports said two children were found among the dead. The bodies were discovered on a route known to be used by smugglers between Souairi and Masnaa in Lebanon’s Beqaa governorate. Six people were reportedly rescued on the route and transferred to a nearby hospital. Local media posted a photo of two adults and a child, whose bodies can be seen lying in the snow. Credit: Elnashra News via Storyful

Winter Storm Brings Blizzard Conditions to Switzerland31s

Winter Storm Brings Blizzard Conditions to Switzerland

High winds from a winter storm that hit Switzerland on January 17 knocked down trees and blocked roads and rail lines, according to local reports. SwissInfo.ch reported that winds from Storm Evi reached speeds of up to 163 km/h (100 mph) in the high Alps. This footage is described as showing Valais, Switzerland, on January 17. Credit: Aurelien Monperrus via Storyful

Ice on Connecticut River Prompts Authorities to Declare 'Emergency Condition' for Haddam45s

Ice on Connecticut River Prompts Authorities to Declare 'Emergency Condition' for Haddam

A massive ice jam on the Connecticut River prompted the officials in Haddam to declare an “emergency condition” on January 17, amid fears of flooding and ice-related damage, the Hartford Courant reported The Coast Guard had spent several days trying to clear the ice jams, according to NBC Connecticut, with sheets of ice in Haddam measuring four to 10 feet in diameter. This footage shows conditions on the river on Sunday, January 14. Credit: Jill Krauth Deane via Storyful

Horse Takes His Owner For a Ride1m01s

Horse Takes His Owner For a Ride

Shetland pony Teddy is ready to roll. The adorable horse was out for a bit of exercise with owner Alice when he decided to have a little fun. Alice strapped on her roller blades to simply skate beside her pal but Teddy had other ideas. He began to gain speed as he trotted near their home in Surrey. Soon Teddy was flying down the road pulling Alice behind him, but poor Alice just couldn’t keep up as he went off-road. Credit: Teddytheshetland via Storyful

Dog Can't Contain Its Excitement When Breaking Ice55s

Dog Can't Contain Its Excitement When Breaking Ice

It reached minus twenty degrees Fahrenheit in Charlestown, Rhode Island but some were super excited about the cold weather. This dog ran through dried puddles and crunched the sheets of ice! Credit: u1stafterme via Storyful

Deer Rescued From Middle of Frozen Lake in New York6m08s

Deer Rescued From Middle of Frozen Lake in New York

A stranded deer was rescued from a frozen lake by the Sleepy Hollow Fire Department and animal ice rescue teams on January 16 in Pocantico Hills, Mount Pleasant, New York. Fire Chief John Korzelius was quoted in local media reports saying about 30 responders came to the rescue operation following a call from an employee of the reserve at 9.30 am. Korzelius said the rescue operation was one of the highlights of his 35 years in service. This video shows a member of the response team crawling onto the frozen lake with a rope tied around his waist. He grabs the deer and fellow firefighters pull them back to shore. The stunned deer lay on the ground before getting up and limping into the woods. Credit: Carlos Romero via Storyful

Dust Storm Immerses Turkish Town in Orange Cloud20s

Dust Storm Immerses Turkish Town in Orange Cloud

A cloud of reddish dust descended on parts of the Mardin province of Turkey on January 19, creating apocalyptic-looking scenes. A video taken from a rooftop in Nusaybin in the southwest of the country shows the town engulfed in the dust. Local news reported that the dust would affect the area for the entire day of January 19, and caused flight cancellations at Mardin airport. Credit: lercan033 via Storyful

Firefighters Tackle Tanker Blaze on Utah Interstate2m23s

Firefighters Tackle Tanker Blaze on Utah Interstate

A double fuel tanker caught fire and appeared to explode on an interstate near Midvale, Utah, on January 17, local media reported. Fox 13 reported that no one was injured in the blaze, which occurred on the southbound lane of the I-15 just before 8 pm. KUTV reported that the tanker had 9,000 gallons of gas and 1,000 gallons of diesel. Credit: Facebook/Dustin Sweeten via Storyful

Dundee Garden Gets Covered in Snow18s

Dundee Garden Gets Covered in Snow

The Met Office issued an amber warning for snow and ice for Scotland on Friday, January 19. Police Scotland asked travellers to be prudent. “There is a high risk of disruption for road journeys & travel conditions likely to be very poor” they said. Schools closed in several parts of Scotland and school transport was affected. Credit: Twitter/Dorothy Brown via Storyful

Heavy Snow Showers in Town of Ballymena18s

Heavy Snow Showers in Town of Ballymena

Heavy snow created traffic problems in Northern Ireland as the Met Office issued a yellow warning for snow and ice in the area on Friday, January 19. “Snow showers will affect the northwest of the UK during Thursday and Friday, although often falling as sleet and hail near windward coasts,” the Met Office said. In video uploaded to Twitter by newsagent Eugene Diamond, snow can be seen coming down on a road in the town of Ballymena, County Antrim. Credit: Twitter/Eugene Diamond via Storyful

Birthday Photoshoot Turns Into Beachside Proposal3m23s

Birthday Photoshoot Turns Into Beachside Proposal

When Darkia traveled to the Breathless Punta Cana Resort in the Dominican Republic, she thought she was just going to partake in a photoshoot with her boyfriend. What she didn’t know was that her boyfriend was going to propose! Credit: Darkia reed via Storyful

Huge Waves Flood Shore in Westport as Coastal Warning Issued32s

Huge Waves Flood Shore in Westport as Coastal Warning Issued

An off-shore storm in the Pacific caused flooding and damage to coastal towns across Washington and Oregon on Thursday, January 18. This video, captured by Laurie Collin Deranleau, shows waves hitting the shore in Westport. It was filmed from the Westport Observation Tower. Sharing it on Facebook, she wrote: “Westport is putting on a show!” Waves reached about 30 feet high in the town, according to local reports. The National Weather Service in Seattle issued a flood watch for the Washington coast on January 18, it was reported. Credit: Facebook/Laurie Collin Deranleau via Storyful

Waterskiing Squirrel Wows the Crowd at Toronto Boat Show49s

Waterskiing Squirrel Wows the Crowd at Toronto Boat Show

Twiggy the squirrel stole the show on January 17 at the Toronto Boat Show in Toronto, Canada. In a video posted to Twitter by Alex Simons, Twiggy the Squirrel can be seen showing off his waterskiing talents for the crowd in his tiny life jacket. Simons declared it the “happiest day of my life.” According to his official website, Twiggy even has a couple of acting credits to his name, appearing in films like Dodgeball and Anchorman. Credit: Alex Simons via Storyful

Texas Zoo Captures Rare Footage of Giraffe Calf's Vocalization33s

Texas Zoo Captures Rare Footage of Giraffe Calf's Vocalization

A zoo in Abilene, Texas, managed to capture on camera some short footage of a giraffe calf vocalizing, rarely heard or seen. The newborn giraffe in The Abilene Zoo was being cared for by keepers when it began to make a low humming sound, similar to a cow’s moo. The zoo wrote that “vocalizations such as this one are incredibly rare for our staff who have over 60 years of combined experience working with giraffes.” The video had over 124,000 views at time of writing. Credit: Facebook/The Abilene Zoo via Storyful