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Active volcanoes in the world: December 23 – 29, 2015

30 декабря 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 2 volcanoes from December 23 — 29, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 9 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kanlaon, Philippines | Tengger Caldera, Eastern Java (Indonesia).Ongoing activity: Chirpoi, Kuril Is... Read more...

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Missouri in a state of emergency, major to historic river flooding expected

30 декабря 2015 No comments

Missouri in a state of emergency, major to historic river flooding expected December 2015 is one of the worst months of weather on records for the United States, with some areas not seeing a break in rainfall for several weeks. Currently, 17 million people are living in areas with flood warnings. Although the storms are now gone, the rivers... Read more...

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Worst flooding in the last 50 years hits Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina and Brasil

29 декабря 2015 No comments

Worst flooding in the last 50 years hits Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina and Brasil Widespread flooding across Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil over the last 7 days forced more than 150 000 people to evacuate their homes and claimed 6 lives so far. The floods are the worst to hit the area in the last 50 years, according to the local authorities. Read more...

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After wettest December on record, another round of severe weather to hit UK

29 декабря 2015 No comments

After wettest December on record, another round of severe weather to hit UK December 2015 is already a record breaking month for rainfall in parts of the UK. The spell of wet weather spread across portions of north Wales and northwest England on December 26, 2015 brought flooding to the area already saturated with water.The highest amount of ra... Read more...

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Critical levels of pollution prompt Rome and Milan to impose multi-hour car bans, Italy

28 декабря 2015 No comments

Italian cities of Rome and Milan have imposed multi-hour bans on cars, as authorities try to overcome the air pollution that has reached critical levels in an unusually dry and warm winter. Authorities across Italy are implementing different restrictions in an effort to... Read more...

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Violent tornadoes produce massive damage in Texas, US

27 декабря 2015 No comments

Severe weather conditions continued across Texas on December 26, 2015, as several violent tornadoes swept the area killing 11 people. The total death toll caused by extreme weather conditions in the US since December 23 is now 29.Only a few days after the storm on Chris... Read more...

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Deadly Christmas Eve storm wreaks havoc across Mississippi and Alabama, US

26 декабря 2015 No comments

Major thunderstorms accompanied by tornadoes that battered portions of Mississippi and Alabama on December 24, 2015, claimed at least 15 lives and devastated homes across the area, making this Christmas a sad event for numerous people.According to the National Weather S... Read more...

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New landslide hits Myanmar’s jade mine in Hpakant, dozens feared missing

26 декабря 2015 No comments

A new landslide hit jade mining region in Hpakant, Myanmar on December 25, 2015, leaving, according to witnesses, as many as 50 people missing.Nilar Mying, an official from Hpakant Administrative Office, said for AFP that the rescue process has started. "We are sea... Read more...

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Powerful M6.9 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

25 декабря 2015 No comments

Powerful M6.9 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan A powerful earthquake registered by Pakistan's National Seismic Monitoring Centre (NSMC) as M6.9 at a depth of 197 km (122 miles) hit Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region at 19:14 UTC on December 25, 2015. USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 203 km (126 miles). Chi... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: December 16 – 22, 2015

24 декабря 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 7 volcanoes from December 16 — 22, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes.New activity/unrest: Egon, Flores Island (Indonesia) | Fuego, Guatemala | Kanlaon, Philippines | Masaya, Nicaragua | Piton... Read more...

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