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“Komen” brings more torrential rains to the flooded regions of Bangladesh and Myanmar: 33 people dead, thousands of homes devastated

31 июля 2015 No comments

«Komen» brings more torrential rains to the flooded regions of Bangladesh and Myanmar: 33 people dead, thousands of homes devastated Tropical Storm «Komen» made landfall on July 30, 2015 near Chittagong, southern Bangladesh. The areas already affected with severe flooding and mudslides are now endangered again by the heavy rainfall, strong wind gusts and rough seas. So far, at least 33 peop... Read more...

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Major eruption of Manam volcano, ash up to 20 km (65 000 feet) – Papua New Guinea

31 июля 2015 No comments

Major eruption of Manam volcano, ash up to 20 km (65 000 feet) — Papua New Guinea A major eruption occurred at Manam volcano, Papua New Guinea early on July 31, 2015. The Darwin VAAC reported volcanic ash plume reached 19.8 km (65 000 feet) at 02:00 UTC. Aviation color code is set on Red.At 06:50 UTC, Darwin VAAC reporting volcanic ash was extending... Read more...

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California ‘rain debt’ equal to average full year of precipitation

31 июля 2015 No comments

California «rain debt» equal to average full year of precipitation A new NASA study has concluded California accumulated a debt of about 508 mm (20 inches) of precipitation between 2012 and 2015 - the average amount expected to fall in the state in a single year. The deficit was driven primarily by a lack of air currents moving inland... Read more...

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A violent tornado outbreak in Canada: Record-breaking touch-down lasted almost 3 hours

31 июля 2015 No comments

A violent tornado outbreak in Canada: Record-breaking touch-down lasted almost 3 hours A massive tornado event took place near Pierson in the Canadian Manitoba province, around 01:30 UTC on Monday, July 28, 2015. Tornado roared through the province for almost 3 hours, until about 03:55 UTC, possibly setting the record for the longest lasting tornado touch... Read more...

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Heavy rainfall triggers landslides in Nepal: 30 people dead, 42 missing

30 июля 2015 No comments

Landslides in Nepal, caused by the heavy rainfall on Thursday, July 30, killed at least 30 people in the villages near Pokhara town, while 42 others remain missing.Heavy rainfall affected western Nepal over the last couple of days. 116 mm (4.56 inches) of rain was measu... Read more...

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Strong hail hits parts of South Dakota: 15 cm (6 inches) of hail in Custer

30 июля 2015 No comments

Strong hail hits parts of South Dakota: 15 cm (6 inches) of hail in Custer A strong hail event hit Custer, South Dakota, on Monday, July 27, 2015. The area was covered with 15.23 cm (6 inches) thick layer of hail balls, the size of which measured about 2.54 cm (1 inch) in diameter.Mammatus clouds, prior to hailstorm. Image credit: Marcia Samul... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: July 22 – 28, 2015

30 июля 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 4 volcanoes from July 22 — 28, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Chirinkotan, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Cleveland, Chuginadak Island (USA) | Kick 'em Jenny, North of... Read more...

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Strong earthquake M6.3 registered near Iliamna Volcano, Southern Alaska, US

29 июля 2015 No comments

Strong earthquake M6.3 registered near Iliamna Volcano, Southern Alaska, US A strong earthquake registered as M6.3 hit Southern Alaska, US at 02:35 UTC on July 29, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 116.6 km (72.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 103 km (64 miles).Epicenter was located, 15 km (9 miles) SSW of Iliamna Volcano, 68 km (4... Read more...

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A rare July weather phenomena: Freak cold front blankets Northern Rockies

29 июля 2015 No comments

The freak cold front, an unusual meteorological phenomena, swept the Northern Rockies this Monday, July 28, 2015 bringing snow and record-low daytime July temperatures to Idaho.Late July is usually hot and dry for Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, however, this year, the last... Read more...

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Greatest rainfall in 40 years brings Vietnam flood death toll to 11

29 июля 2015 No comments

Greatest rainfall in 40 years brings Vietnam flood death toll to 11 Floods triggered by heavy rains in northern Vietnam have claimed 11 lives, damaged nearly 3 000 houses and made thousands to fled to safety, authorities said on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.Quang Ninh province received more than 100 mm (3.93 inches) on Monday, July 27,... Read more...

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