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Severe storm sweeps Calgary: Cloud-seeding team successful in reducing the hail size

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Severe rainstorm accompanied with strong winds, lightning and heavy hail hit Calgary, Canada on August 4, 2015. Traffic has been delayed due to weather related incidents, one rooftop was ripped of a building, streets were blanketed with snow like hail balls and flooded... Read more...

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Heat wave intensifies over Japan: Temperatures peak to break a 55 year old record

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The on-going heat wave in Japan intensified during the last week with reported death tolls rising to 55. More than 11 000 people were hospitalized due to consequences of extremely hot weather conditions across the country, the officials reported on August 4. Extremely h... Read more...

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California’s water collapse means many citizens are living like third-world citizens with no running water

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As California«s wealthier residents worry about keeping their swimming pools full and their lawns green, many of the state»s less fortunate are simply trying to figure out how to survive in communities that have no access to running water.Thousands of California... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: July 29 – August 4, 2015

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New activity/unrest was observed at 8 volcanoes from July 29 - August 4, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed also at 8 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Cleveland, Chuginadak Island (USA) | Colima, Mexico | Gamalama, Halmahera (Indonesia) | Manam,... Read more...

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2015 Gulf of Mexico dead zone ‘above average’

6 августа 2015 No comments

2015 Gulf of Mexico dead zone ‘above average’ Scientists have found this year’s Gulf of Mexico dead zone, an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and marine life, is, at 16 767 square km (6 474 square miles), above average in size and larger than forecast by NOAA in June. The larger than expected forec... Read more...

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