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Torrential downpours trigger flash floods and a deadly landslide in eastern Myanmar

13 октября 2015 No comments

Torrential downpours trigger flash floods and a deadly landslide in eastern Myanmar Severe rainfall has been affecting Kayah State in eastern Myanmar, over the last couple of days. Torrential downpours have caused strong flash floods and a violent landslide in the area. At least 17 people died and 60 homes have been devastated, while 360 people have be... Read more...

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Warm and dry conditions to continue across the US West

12 октября 2015 No comments

Unusually warm and dry weather has been persistent across the US West during October 2015. A number of temperature records have already been broken, and hot conditions are expected to continue throughout the week, increasing the risk of wildfires in already devastated a... Read more...

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Toxic foams and fire bursting out of Bellandur lake, India

10 октября 2015 No comments

Bellandur Lake, the largest lake in the city of Bangalore, India, is extremely polluted by a high amount of ammonia and phosphate while a very low amount of dissolved oxygen and refuse waters from across the city make the situation even worse. To an observer, the 36 km... Read more...

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Prolonged drought prompts critical food insecurity alert, Haiti

9 октября 2015 No comments

Prolonged drought prompts critical food insecurity alert, Haiti The Government of Haiti has officially issued an alert on the critical food insecurity situation in the country caused by the prolonged drought exacerbated by the influence of El Nino weather phenomena.The poorest of Haiti population are kept in food crisis due to droug... Read more...

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Water flow paths from Greenland’s subglacial lake revealed

9 октября 2015 No comments

Water flow paths from Greenland's subglacial lake revealed A research team led by Dr. Steven Palmer from the University of Exeter has studied the water flow paths from a subglacial lake under the Greenland ice, and discovered that water was drained from the lake through a subglacial tunnel. The study also revealed that a simila... Read more...

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A new sinkhole forms in the Karapınar district, Turkey

8 октября 2015 No comments

A new sinkhole formed on a farmland in the Karapınar district, Turkey a couple of days ago, media reported on October 7, 2015. This is the 13th sinkhole to form in the area in the last 2 years, and 10th that formed since this year's spring. The new sinkhole is 10 m... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: September 30 – October 6, 2015

8 октября 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 6 volcanoes from September 30 - October 6, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Alaid, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Copahue, Central Chile-Argentina border | Grimsvotn, Icela... Read more...

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New phase of strongly increased activity at Fuego volcano, Guatemala

8 октября 2015 No comments

New phase of strongly increased activity at Fuego volcano, Guatemala In a special report issued October 7, 2015 INSIVUMEH reported that activity at Fuego volcano had been at high level during recent weeks. Strombolian activity increased on October 6 to pulsating lava fountains from two summit vents feeding two lava flows. Gas-and-ash... Read more...

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Major landslide claims 186 lives so far, Guatemala

7 октября 2015 No comments

The number of deaths reported from a major landslide in Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala is still on the rise, media reported, as of October 6, 2015.Video credit: Euro NewsSevere rainstorms that battered the small town in Guatemala, about 17 km (10 miles) east of Guatem... Read more...

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Strong flood inundates streets of Kdz Ereğli, northern Turkey

7 октября 2015 No comments

Strong flood inundates streets of Kdz Ereğli, northern Turkey Heavy rainfalls hit the northern province of Zonguldak's Ereğli district, Turkey on October 7, 2015 and caused severe flooding across Kdz Ereğli. Media reports numerous houses have been inundated and vehicles swept away by the raging waters.The rainfall began in t... Read more...

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