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Severe winter storm continues to wreak havoc across the US Midwest

30 ноября 2015 No comments

Severe winter storm continues to wreak havoc across the US Midwest Severe winter storm claimed at least 14 lives across the US Midwest over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, media reported. Tens of thousands of homes have been cutoff the power supplies and heavy traffic disruptions due to icy roads have been reported in the affected ar... Read more...

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Sumatra hit by floods and landslides

30 ноября 2015 No comments

Sumatra hit by floods and landslides Heavy rainfalls triggered floods and landslides in portions of West and North Sumatra on November 29, 2015. More than 500 homes have been inundated and some reported severe damage, being completely buried by the landslides.Severe rainstorms which have been affecting par... Read more...

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Rapid beach erosion event leaves 100 meter (328 ft) wide hole in Queensland, Australia

27 ноября 2015 No comments

A rapid beach erosion, known as a «flow slide» has swallowed up a 100 m (238 feet) wide section of a beach in North Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia, locals reported on November 25, 2015.The beach, which is popular between fishermen, swimmers and off roa... Read more...

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Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Antofagasta, Chile

27 ноября 2015 No comments

Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Antofagasta, Chile A strong and shallow earthquake registered as M6.2 by CSN Chile hit near the coast of Antofagasta, Chile at 21:00 UTC on November 27, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of 37.5 km (23.3 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 28.9 km (18 miles).According to the US... Read more...

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Vasquez Canyon Road, California, suffers extensive distortion on a longer time frame

27 ноября 2015 No comments

Vasquez Canyon Road, California, suffers extensive distortion on a longer time frame A large part of the road in Santa Clarita, California experienced rising off the grounds and extensive distortion for at least 3.5 hours on November 10, 2015. In the next couple of days, the road experienced further buckling, and up to date the road was closed over a 3... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: November 18 – 24, 2015

26 ноября 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 5 volcanoes from November 18 — 24, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 25 volcanoes.New activity/unrest: Awu, Sangihe Islands (Indonesia) | Ibu, Halmahera (Indonesia) | Kanlaon, Philippines | Telica, Nicara... Read more...

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The worst flood in 40 years hits Addu City, Maldives

26 ноября 2015 No comments

The worst flood in 40 years hits Addu City, Maldives Severe rainfall caused the worst flooding in the last 40 years in Addu City, Maldives, on November 26, 2015. Numerous homes sustained serious damage, however, luckily, no victims have been reported so far.Torrential downpours began on the afternoon (local time) of Novem... Read more...

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A year’s worth of rainfall batters Doha, Qatar in one day, Saudi Arabia inundated again

26 ноября 2015 No comments

A year's worth of rainfall batters Doha, Qatar in one day, Saudi Arabia inundated again Heavy rainfalls were affecting Doha, Qatar and central and eastern parts of Saudi Arabia throughout November 25, 2015. More than one year of average rainfall was recorded in only 24 hours in Doha and one person was reported dead in Riyadh Region, so far.Seasonal storms... Read more...

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Disease outbreaks and towering food prices threaten flood-stricken Somalia

25 ноября 2015 No comments

Disease outbreaks and towering food prices threaten flood-stricken Somalia Severe flooding across Somalia, on-going since October 19, 2015, has triggered an epidemic in water-borne diseases, an escalation of local commodity prices and an interruption of humanitarian aid delivery, according to the United Nation's (UN) report from November 2... Read more...

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Parallel flights in the Arctic and Antarctic collect data on the land and sea ice status

25 ноября 2015 No comments

Parallel flights in the Arctic and Antarctic collect data on the land and sea ice status An airborne survey of polar ice, NASA's operation named IceBridge, has recently discovered a big drop in the height of two glaciers in the Antarctic Peninsula and collected a large amount of data on the status of land and sea ice at the end of the Arctic summer melt... Read more...

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