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Severe flooding and landslides across Vietnam and Laos

11 сентября 2015 No comments

Severe flooding and landslides across Vietnam and Laos Heavy rainfall and strong winds were sweeping Laos and Vietnam since September 7, 2015, causing severe floods and landslides across the affected area. At least 2 people have been reported dead so far, and 5 more missing.3 people were reported missing since heavy floodin... Read more...

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Record rainfall: Etau drops over 500 mm (20 inches) of rain over parts of central Japan causing massive floods

10 сентября 2015 No comments

Record rainfall: Etau drops over 500 mm (20 inches) of rain over parts of central Japan causing massive floods Tropical Storm «Etau» hit mainland Japan on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 and rolled over the central part of the country, bringing strong winds and record-breaking rainfall which overflowed rivers and caused serious flooding and numerous landslides. By early... Read more...

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Tropical Storm “Linda” brings violent flooding to southern California

10 сентября 2015 No comments

Tropical Storm «Linda» brings violent flooding to southern California Heavy rainstorm, brought by Tropical Storm «Linda», accompanied with strong winds and hail is affecting southern California since September 8, 2015. Strong rainfall has caused widespread flooding across the affected areas claiming at least one life by Septembe... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: September 2 – 8, 2015

10 сентября 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 5 volcanoes from September 2 — 8, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 15 volcanoes.New activity/unrest: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) | Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca Ridge | Cotopaxi, Ecuador | Nevado del Ruiz, Col... Read more...

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Tropical Storm “Etau” hits mainland Japan, heavy rain causes flooding and landslides

9 сентября 2015 No comments

Tropical Storm «Etau» hits mainland Japan, heavy rain causes flooding and landslides Tropical Storm «Etau» made landfall in Aichi prefecture, central Japan, around 01:00 UTC on September 9, 2015 (10:00 local time). Etau is bringing very heavy rain and causing floods and landslides. Weather officials issued evacuation advisories for several cit... Read more...

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West Africa under water: Over 30 dead in heavy flooding

9 сентября 2015 No comments

West Africa under water: Over 30 dead in heavy flooding Heavy rainfalls that battered west Africa during the last few days, have triggered heavy flooding and landslides across Nigeria and Guinea, severely damaging infrastructure and claiming more than 30 lives. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Nigeria issue... Read more...

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Extremely heavy rain turns roads of southern Spain into rivers

8 сентября 2015 No comments

Extremely heavy rain in southern Spain has caused severe flooding on September 7, 2015 turning streets of several towns and villages into rivers. At least one casualty has been reported.Spain's Civil Protection service has issued severe weather alerts for Valencia,... Read more...

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Another strong and shallow earthquake hits south of Kermadec Islands – M6.1

7 сентября 2015 No comments

Another strong and shallow earthquake hits south of Kermadec Islands — M6.1 Geoscience Australia is reporting a second strong and shallow earthquake was registered south of Kermadec Islands on September 7, 2015. The first one, registered as M6.0 by GA hit at 09:13 UTC, and was followed by M6.1 at 14:06 UTC. USGS registered the first one as M6.4... Read more...

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Very deep M6.1 earthquake registered south of Fiji

7 сентября 2015 No comments

Very deep M6.1 earthquake registered south of Fiji A very deep earthquake registered as M6.1 by Geoscience Australia hit south of Fiji islands at 08:46 UTC on September 7, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of 573 km (356 miles). USGS is reporting M5.3 at a depth of 547.3 km (340.1 miles).According to the USGS, epicent... Read more...

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake registered south of Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

7 сентября 2015 No comments

Geoscience Australia registered a shallow M6.1 earthquake (depth 0 km) south of Kermadec Islands at 09:13 UTC on September 7, 2015. USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 35.4 km (22 miles).According to the USGS, epicenter was located 191 km (119 miles) SSE of L'Esper... Read more...

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