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Active volcanoes in the world: May 18 – 24, 2016

26 мая 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 3 volcanoes between May 18 and 24, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 19 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Santa Maria, Guatemala | Turrialba, Costa Rica. Ongoing activity: Aira,... Read more...

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Piton de la Fournaise volcano’s first eruption in 2016, La Réunion

26 мая 2016 No comments

Piton de la Fournaise volcano's first eruption in 2016, La Réunion Piton de la Fournaise volcano on the French La Réunion island erupted on the morning of May 26, 2016, according to IPGP. Following the event, the Prefecture placed a level 2 alert into effect, closing all public access to the Enclos. The eruption is the first... Read more...

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Another landslide in Hpakant jade mine leaves over 200 missing, Myanmar

25 мая 2016 No comments

Another deadly landslide has hit Myanmar's jade-rich Hpakant region on May 23, 2016, leaving as many as 200 workers buried under tailings. 14 bodies were found under the rubble as of late May 24. The latest in a series of deadly disasters occurred around 20:15... Read more...

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200-meter-long sinkhole opens in Florence and swallows 20 cars, Italy

25 мая 2016 No comments

A 200-meter-long (650 feet) and 7-meter-wide (23 feet) sinkhole opened up along the Arno River in the center of Florence, Italy around 06:15 (local time) on May 25, 2016, swallowing 20 parked cars. Emergency services cordoned off the area and asked the residents to... Read more...

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Two new lava flows observed at Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

25 мая 2016 No comments

Two new lava flows observed at Kilauea volcano, Hawaii Eruptive activity of the Kilauea volcano continues with two new lava flows observed at the northeast and east flank of the Pu«u » O'o cone on May 24, 2016. The northeast flank flow was about 1 km (3 281 feet) long while the flow on the east flank of the... Read more...

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Widespread flooding and landslides leave 101 people dead and 100 missing, Sri Lanka

25 мая 2016 No comments

An intense storm that was affecting Sri Lanka since May 15, 2016, wreaked havoc across the country's districts, causing severe flooding and deadly landslides. According to the Disaster Management Center (DMC), the current death toll is 101 and another 100 people... Read more...

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2015-16 El Niño ends, tropical Pacific Ocean returns to neutral

24 мая 2016 No comments

2015-16 El Niño ends, tropical Pacific Ocean returns to neutral The tropical Pacific Ocean has returned to a neutral El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) state, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology reports in their May 24 ENSO Wrap-Up. Equatorial sea surface temperatures (SSTs) in the eastern Pacific have cooled in... Read more...

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Nevado del Ruiz eruption closes Manizales airport, Colombia

23 мая 2016 No comments

Nevado del Ruiz eruption closes Manizales airport, Colombia Seismicity under Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz continues at elevated levels, and the volcano is experiencing frequent ash emissions since May 17, 2016. An eruption at about 10:40 UTC on May 22 sent ash 2.3 km (7 545 feet) above the crater (7.5 km / 24 606 feet... Read more...

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Large sinkhole swallows four cars in downtown Ruijin, southeast China

23 мая 2016 No comments

A large sinkhole opened in a major avenue crossing in downtown Ruijin, southeast China’s Jiangxi Province on May 22, 2016, swallowing four cars and a tree. The hole is 3 meters deep (9.8 feet) and 30 meters (98.4 feet) wide. Nobody was hurt, and an... Read more...

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Deadly eruption of Mount Sinabung, Indonesia

22 мая 2016 No comments

Deadly eruption of Mount Sinabung, Indonesia Large pyroclastic flows produced by the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung on Saturday, May 21, 2016, claimed lives of 7 people, officials said Sunday. Two other people are in critical condition. National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo... Read more...

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