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A new island has emerged near Fleetwood, England

31 мая 2016 No comments

A bank of shingle and stone has emerged from the sea forming a new island off the coast of Fleetwood, Lancashire, England. The new island is located about 2.5 km (1.6 miles) off the Fleetwood's north shore and is 638 meters long, 10.2 meters high and 3.4... Read more...

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Strong M6.2 earthquake at intermediate depth hits near the coast of Taiwan

31 мая 2016 No comments

Strong M6.2 earthquake at intermediate depth hits near the coast of Taiwan A strong earthquake registered by the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) as M6.2 hit near the coast of northern Taiwan at 05:23 UTC on May 31, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 239 km (148.5 miles). Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau is reporting M7.2... Read more...

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Strong M6.1 earthquake registered near Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

30 мая 2016 No comments

Strong M6.1 earthquake registered near Kermadec Islands, New Zealand A strong earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia as M6.1 hit near the Kermadec Islands, New Zealand at 07:14 UTC on May 30, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles). USGS registered it as M5.7 at a depth of 32.2 km (20 miles). According... Read more...

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Severe flooding hits Baden-Wuerttemberg, southwestern Germany

30 мая 2016 No comments

At least three people have been killed after heavy rain caused severe flooding in the southwestern German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg on May 29, 2016, officials said today. As of early May 30, there are no reliable casualty figures. Some unconfirmed reports mention... Read more...

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Record-breaking rainfall causes widespread flooding, 6 people dead in Texas, US

30 мая 2016 No comments

Record-breaking rainfall causes widespread flooding, 6 people dead in Texas, US Extreme weather conditions continued in the US over the Memorial Day weekend. Severe thunderstorms accompanied by heavy rainfall have triggered widespread flash flooding across parts of the southern Plains. The flooding event in Texas claimed 6 lives so far and... Read more...

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Strong and deep M6.6 earthquake hits Fiji region

28 мая 2016 No comments

Strong and deep M6.6 earthquake hits Fiji region A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Fiji region at 05:38 UTC on May 28, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 416.8 km (259.0 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp6.9 at a depth of 448 km (278 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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Deadly mudflow hits the town of Kadamjay, southern Kyrgyzstan

28 мая 2016 No comments

Deadly mudflow hits the town of Kadamjay, southern Kyrgyzstan A deadly mudflow has hit the town of Kadamjay, Kadamjay District of Batken Region, southern Kyrgyzstan on May 27, 2016, claiming lives of at least 5 people. Several people are reportedly missing. Torrential rainfall was affecting the entire Kyrgyzstan, and... Read more...

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Very strong M7.3 earthquake at intermediate depth hits South Sandwich Islands region

28 мая 2016 No comments

Very strong M7.3 earthquake at intermediate depth hits South Sandwich Islands region A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.3 hit the South Sandwich Islands region at 09:47 UTC on May 28, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 93.2 km (57.9 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw7.2 at a depth of 90 km (56 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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Tornadoes, intense flash floods, and large hail continue ravaging the US Plains, no relief in sight

27 мая 2016 No comments

Tornadoes, intense flash floods, and large hail continue ravaging the US Plains, no relief in sight Extreme weather conditions continue to affect the Plains. An intense tornado swept the Bryan town in Texas on May 26, 2016, damaging 60 homes, and completely destroying 3 of them. At the same time, heavy rainfalls induced severe flooding across the state, disrupting... Read more...

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Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits Fiji region

27 мая 2016 No comments

Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits Fiji region A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Fiji region at 04:08 UTC on May 27, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 572.1 km (355.5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp6.3 at a depth of 604 km (375 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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