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3D imaging enables scientists to make more accurate forecasts of volcanic unrest

31 октября 2015 No comments

3D imaging enables scientists to make more accurate forecasts of volcanic unrest New, highly precise and high-resolution 3D imaging technique has been employed on the magma chambers and volcanic «plumbing» below the Mono Craters volcanic basin, Eastern California, US. Results have provided valuable information on the size of the chambers,... Read more...

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The 2015 ozone hole over Antarctic larger than usual and late

31 октября 2015 No comments

The 2015 ozone hole over Antarctic larger than usual and late The annual Antarctic ozone hole was larger than usual this year and formed later than in recent years, according to the scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The ozone hole reached its maximum on October 2, 2015, covering t... Read more...

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Moderately strong ash eruption of Lascar volcano, Chile

31 октября 2015 No comments

Chile's Lascar volcano experienced a moderately strong ash eruption around 12:30 UTC on October 30, 2015. Sernageomin reported volcanic ash column of 2.5 km (8 200 feet), drifting NE. The alert status was raised to Yellow.It is unclear whether the eruption was cause... Read more...

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Seasonal low brings heavy floods to Iran, Iraq and parts of Saudi Arabia

30 октября 2015 No comments

Seasonal low brings heavy floods to Iran, Iraq and parts of Saudi Arabia Severe weather has been affecting Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia over the last couple of days. Heavy rains accompanied with thunderstorms and strong winds have brought floods and caused substantial amounts of damage across the affected areas. 19 people were reported dead s... Read more...

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Rare natural phenomenon – floral bloom in Atacama desert

30 октября 2015 No comments

Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on Earth, came to life after an unusual episode of heavy flooding swept Chile in March 2015.The desert, located in northern Chile, is currently undergoing a very rare flower bloom, which happens only once in 5 or even 10 years, m... Read more...

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Severe floods hit Costa Rica

29 октября 2015 No comments

Heavy rainfalls, affecting parts of Costa Rica for the last two days, have caused strong floods across the country and a landslide in San Rafael de Naranjo, media reported on October 29, 2015. 2 people have died and at least 125 flood related incidents have been reporte... Read more...

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Furious thunderstorm batters Kuwait

29 октября 2015 No comments

Severe thunderstorm battered Kuwait on October 27, 2015, causing floods across the affected areas. Traffic disruptions were reported, schools have been closed and numerous flights suspended, media reported.Severe weather conditions hit Jahra and Taima particularly hard... Read more...

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More floods threaten Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi by the end of the week

29 октября 2015 No comments

More floods threaten Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi by the end of the week No rest seems to be in sight for the soaken grounds of Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, as a new weather system is set to bring another round of heavy rainfall. The flooding threat is forecast to return on October 30, 2015 and last through the coming weekend.A short-li... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: October 21 – 27, 2015

29 октября 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 3 volcanoes from October 21 — 27, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes.New activity/unrest: Fuego, Guatemala | Rinjani, Lombok Island (Indonesia) | Turrialba, Costa Rica.Ongoing activity: Aira... Read more...

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Northern China covered in snow

28 октября 2015 No comments

Large areas of northern China were covered in snow, as of October 26, 2015, media reported. Heavy snowfall hit the region of Mohe in Heilongjiang Province during early morning hours (local time) and caused traffic disruptions across the affected areas. Despite some diff... Read more...

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