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Wildfires continue to burn across the West US

30 сентября 2015 No comments

Wildfires continue to burn across the West US Kaniksu, the Grizzly Complex and the Little Joe wildfires continue to burn across several states across the West US. NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument, onboard Aqua satellite, captured the fires across across Washington, Idaho a... Read more...

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Floods and landslides affecting Sri Lanka leave 7 people dead

29 сентября 2015 No comments

Floods and landslides affecting Sri Lanka leave 7 people dead Heavy rains that were sweeping Sri Lanka since September 25, 2015, caused landslides and floods across the affected areas. At least 7 people were reported dead and 286 displaced, as of September 26, according to the national authorities.A significant part of Sri Lanka h... Read more...

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Major sinkhole opens up at Inskip Point, Queensland, Australia

26 сентября 2015 No comments

Major sinkhole opens up at Inskip Point, Queensland, Australia A major sinkhole has opened up at Inskip Point in Queensland, Australia around 13:00 UTC on Saturday, September 26, 2015 (23:00 local time).Police and SES crews were quickly on site, helping those in the immediate vicinity to leave, ABC reported. "A car, caravan... Read more...

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Over a million liters (264 000 gallons) of toxic cyanide leaked into Potrerillos River, Argentina

25 сентября 2015 No comments

Over a million liters (264 172 gallons) of toxic cyanide solution has leaked from Barrick Gold's Veladero mine in western San Juan province, Argentina, newest estimation shows. Despite this being about five times higher amount than previously thought, federal judge... Read more...

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Strong M6.1 earthquake registered near the coast of Solomon Islands

24 сентября 2015 No comments

Strong M6.1 earthquake registered near the coast of Solomon Islands Geoscience Australia registered a strong M6.1 earthquake at a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles) near the coast of Solomon Islands at 15:56 UTC on September 24, 2015. USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 23.4 km (14.5 miles).According to the USGS, epicenter was located 98 km (... Read more...

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

24 сентября 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 6 volcanoes from September 16 — 22, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 14 volcanoes.New activity/unrest: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) | Asosan, Kyushu (Japan) | Cotopaxi, Ecuador | Mauna Loa, Hawaiian Islands (U... Read more...

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Heavy flooding and landslides sweep numerous regions across Panama

24 сентября 2015 No comments

Heavy flooding and landslides sweep numerous regions across Panama Heavy rainstorms have been continually affecting numerous regions of Panama over the last couple of weeks, causing heavy floods and landslides. No deaths have been reported so far, however over 3 000 people were affected by severe weather conditions, as of September 23,... Read more...

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Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits near the coast of Papua, Indonesia

24 сентября 2015 No comments

Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits near the coast of Papua, Indonesia A very strong and shallow earthquake registered as M6.9 by Geoscience Australia hit near the coast of Indonesian West Papua Province at 15:53 UTC on September 24, 2015. The agency is reporting a depth of 46 km (28.6 miles). USGS reports M6.6 at a depth of 24.1 km (15.0... Read more...

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Disastrous flash flood ravages the streets of Bodrum, Turkey

23 сентября 2015 No comments

Disastrous flash flood ravages the streets of Bodrum, Turkey A disastrous flash flood hit the Bodrum town in Turkey on the evening of September 22, 2015. An unprecedented event inundated the streets as strong flood waters came rushing down the adjacent mountains. 8 people were injured and at least 40 were rescued from their homes... Read more...

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Nicaraguan Telica volcano erupts, blankets surrounding communities with ash

23 сентября 2015 No comments

Nicaraguan Telica volcano started erupting at 14:00 UTC on Wednesday, September 23, 2015. INETER reports copious ash and volcanic gas emissions initially rose about 400 meters (1 300 feet) from the summit. Civil Defense reports abundant ashfall in Chinandega. According... Read more...

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