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2015 Arctic sea ice minimum extent fourth lowest on record

16 сентября 2015 No comments

Satellite data show the Arctic sea ice minimum extent of the year 2015 is the fourth lowest recorded since the beginning of the observations from space.Researchers from NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado at Boulder have... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: September 9 – 15, 2015

16 сентября 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 3 volcanoes from September 9 — 15, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 12 volcanoes.New activity/unrest: Asosan, Kyushu (Japan) | Cotopaxi, Ecuador | Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia.Ongoing activity: Batu Tara,... Read more...

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The deadliest single flash flood event in Utah in 92 years: 8 people dead, 5 still missing

15 сентября 2015 No comments

A violent flash flood swept the Hildale community on the border between the US states of Utah and Arizona on September 14, 2015, claiming at least 8 lives and leaving 5 people missing.Heavy rainfall have triggered severe flooding, as they pushed waves of water through c... Read more...

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Sierra Nevada seasonal snowpack lowest in the last 500 years

15 сентября 2015 No comments

Sierra Nevada seasonal snowpack lowest in the last 500 years A new study, published in Nature Climate Change on September 14, 2015, shows the spring amount of snow on the Sierra mountains has sunk to its lowest levels in the last 500 years. The current circumstances of exceptional drought across the state of California thus repre... Read more...

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Mount Aso (Asosan) on Japan’s Kyushu island erupted early Monday, September 14

14 сентября 2015 No comments

Japan's Asosan volcano erupted about 00:43 UTC on Monday, September 14, 2015, sending a plume of thick black smoke and ash about 2.1 km (1.2 miles) into the air and disrupting flights.According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, Asosan erupted without warning in on... Read more...

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Violent weather conditions across northern Italy leave 1 dead and 2 missing

14 сентября 2015 No comments

Violent weather conditions across northern Italy leave 1 dead and 2 missing Heavy rainfalls and hail brought by severe thunderstorm swept northern Italy on September 13 and September 14, 2015. Torrential rains caused floods and landslides, and left at least one person dead and 2 more missing.Severe flooding heavily affected areas along the Po r... Read more...

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Catastrophic flooding devastates eastern Japan

14 сентября 2015 No comments

Catastrophic flooding devastates eastern Japan Tropical Storm «Etau» made landfall in central Japan around 01:00 UTC on September 9, 01:00 UTC and brought torrential rains that triggered disastrous flooding and landslides. As of September 13, 7 people have been reported dead, 15 are still missing, and at l... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Gulf of California

13 сентября 2015 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Gulf of California A strong and shallow earthquake registered as M6.6 by USGS hit Gulf of California at 08:14 UTC on September 13, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).Epicenter was located 59 km (37 miles) SSW of Topolobampo, 79 km (49 miles) SSW of Los Mochis, 85 km... Read more...

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65 000 acres burned down in only a few days, as wild fire blaze spread across northern California

12 сентября 2015 No comments

An explosive wildfire which started on September 8, 2015, has forced 2 700 residents across the northern California to evacuate by September 11. A state of emergency was declared by California Governor Jerry Brown, as more than 1 500 firefighters have been dispatched ac... Read more...

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Axial Seamount eruption of April 2015 confirmed, US

11 сентября 2015 No comments

Axial Seamount eruption of April 2015 confirmed, US ​The April 2015 eruption of the Axial Seamount underwater volcano has been confirmed by the latest research of the University of Washington (UW) OOI Cabled Array group. The eruption was predicted in 2014 and is currently the most accurate eruption forecast of this vol... Read more...

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