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Shallow M6.0 earthquake registered south of Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

7 сентября 2015 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake registered south of Kermadec Islands, New Zealand Geoscience Australia registered a shallow M6.0 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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Radioactive contaminants found in coal ash from all three major US coal-producing basins

7 сентября 2015 No comments

A new Duke University-led study has revealed the presence of radioactive contaminants in coal ash from all three major US coal-producing basins — Illinois, Appalachian and Powder River basins. Authors found that levels of radioactivity in the ash were up to five times... Read more...

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Situation in and around Lake Baikal close to catastrophic

5 сентября 2015 No comments

Situation in and around Lake Baikal close to catastrophic Massive wildfires are burning around Rusia«s Lake Baikal — world»s largest and oldest freshwater lake — for the last month and a half, and the situation is now close to catastrophic. But as if that wasn't enough, experts are saying underwater lake habitat... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: August 26 – September 1, 2015

3 сентября 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 6 volcanoes from August 26 - September 1, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 13 volcanoes. ​New activity/unrest: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) | Cotopaxi, Ecuador | Klyuchevskoy, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Ne... Read more...

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Heavy rainfall causes widespread flooding in northeastern India

2 сентября 2015 No comments

Heavy rainfall causes widespread flooding in northeastern India Heavy rainfall has continued to batter northeastern India and has caused widespread flooding over the last couple of days. 736 000 people were affected by the severe weather conditions, 51 000 have been evacuated, and 18 people were reported dead across Assam, as of Aug... Read more...

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2015 El Niño event strongest since 1997–98

1 сентября 2015 No comments

Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued its latest analysis and the status of the 2015 El Niño today, confirming it is the strongest El Niño since 1997-98.The tropical Pacific Ocean and atmosphere are fully coupled, with sea surface temperatures... Read more...

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Massive hailstorm claims 4 lives in Mexico

1 сентября 2015 No comments

A massive hailstorm that hit Mexico state on the night of August 30, 2015, has claimed 4 lives, and caused extensive damage across the affected areas, the local authorities reported.The streets of Coacalco have been covered with hail after an intense storm swept the mun... Read more...

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Tasmania suffers the coldest winter since 1966

1 сентября 2015 No comments

Tasmania suffers the coldest winter since 1966 The state of Tasmania in Australia has suffered its coldest winter since 1966, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) confirmed on August 31, 2015. The winter season has also been exceptionally dry, as below average amounts of precipitation have been recorded in a number of ar... Read more...

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