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Persistent drought threatens South Africa’s food supplies

8 января 2016 No comments

Record high temperatures were recorded in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 7, 2016. The region has been facing persistent drought conditions and related food shortage since December 2015 when the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) issued an alert... Read more...

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Major flooding incident in eastern Scotland

8 января 2016 No comments

Heavy rainfalls caused severe flooding in Aberdeenshire, Scotland as the River Don overflew its banks on the night of January 7 to 8, 2016. Numerous evacuations have taken place in the Inverurie town in the center of the county as water levels reached record high... Read more...

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State of emergency declared over the largest natural gas leak in US, California

8 января 2016 No comments

A state of emergency was declared over a large natural gas leak pouring high quantities of methane and other gases into a Los Angeles neighborhood on January 6, 2016. Numerous residents reported health issues and thousands of people have been forced to evacuate the... Read more...

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Out of control fireball blasts burn the small town to the ground, Australia

8 января 2016 No comments

A catastrophic «tumbling wave» of wildfire devastated a small town in southwest Australia and burned over 58 000 hectares of bushland on the evening of January 7, 2016 (local time). Residents were evacuated and several firefighters sustained injuries while... Read more...

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