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Intense heat wave spreading through Europe, temperatures rising above 40 °C

30 июня 2015 No comments

A record breaking heat wave is sweeping across western Europe and is expected to spread through the entire continent by the end of the week. Warnings to remain indoors have been issued, especially for elderly people and children, as temperatures are rushing well above... Read more...

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Costa Rica floods continue: 1 585 houses heavily damaged or destroyed

30 июня 2015 No comments

Over 740 people were evacuated from their homes and 19 communities are left isolated, as another round of heavy rainfall continues to sweep Costa Rica.#Sarapiquí Cerrado el paso por el cruce de Río Frio hacia ruta 32. #traficocr @rutaalterna @iqradio pic.t... Read more...

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Hakoneyama volcano activity rises to a new level, Japan

30 июня 2015 No comments

Hakoneyama volcano activity rises to a new level, Japan The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has raised the eruption warning of Hakoneyama volcano from level 2 to 3 on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 following a small scale eruption. Authorities evacuated about 40 people from nearby hot spring tourist resort and further limited acce... Read more...

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Alert level raised after Raung volcano erupts, Indonesia

29 июня 2015 No comments

After an increase in volcanic activity which started on June 21, Raung volcano in East Java, Indonesia erupted late Sunday, June 28, causing ash to land in villages about 10 km away from the crater.Authorities raised the alert level from «waspada» (alert) to &#3... Read more...

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Typhoon “Kujira” brings deadly flash floods to Vietnam

26 июня 2015 No comments

Typhoon «Kujira» hit northeastern Vietnam on Wednesday, June 24, bringing strong winds and heavy rainfall which claimed lives of at least 9 people and injured six others, local authorities said on Thursday, June 25.Kujira has dumped nearly 200 mm (8 inches)... Read more...

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Death toll from heat wave in Pakistan hits 1 200

26 июня 2015 No comments

According to local media reports, a severe heat wave has claimed over 1 200 people in Pakistan by June 25, 2015. Pakistan's worst heat wave in decades started on June 20, 2015 when southern port city of Karachi saw temperatures reach as high as 45 degrees Celsius.Th... Read more...

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UK Met Office: The return of ‘grand solar minimum’ could affect European and eastern US winters, but wouldn’t halt global warming

26 июня 2015 No comments

A return to low solar activity not seen for centuries could increase the chances of cold winters in Europe and eastern parts of the United States but wouldn«t halt global warming, according to new research led by UK»s Met office and published recently in Nature... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: June 17 – 23, 2015

25 июня 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 4 volcanoes from June 17 — 23, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bulusan, Luzon (Philippines) | Cleveland, Chuginadak Island (USA | Concepcion, Nicaragua | Sinabung, Indo... Read more...

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The 2015 El Niño continues to strengthen, could become one of the strongest ever recorded

25 июня 2015 No comments

The 2015 El Niño continues to strengthen, could become one of the strongest ever recorded The 2015 El Niño continues to strengthen, Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said in their June 23, 2015 update. International climate models surveyed by BOM indicate further consolidation is likely. Central and eastern tropical Pacific Ocean sea surface temp... Read more...

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Lake Powell drying out

24 июня 2015 No comments

Lake Powell drying out Lake Powell, a reservoir on the Colorado river, situated on the border between Utah and Arizona is drying out. It is currently at 45 percent of its normal capacity and at a risk of falling below 1075 feet (327.6 m) above sea level by September 2015. If this happens, it... Read more...

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