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Very strong and shallow earthquake hits Ecuador

18 мая 2016 No comments

Very strong and shallow earthquake hits Ecuador A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Ecuador at 07:57 UTC on May 18, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 32.4 km (20.1 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was... Read more...

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Heavy rainfall causes deadly landslides in Assam, India

18 мая 2016 No comments

Heavy rainfall causes deadly landslides in Assam, India Torrential rainfalls that have been sweeping portions of India for the last couple of days triggered deadly landslides in the districts of Karimganj and Hailakandi, Assam in Northeast India on May 18, 2016. Ten casualties have been reported so far. According to the... Read more...

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Wettest day in history of Vero Beach, Florida

18 мая 2016 No comments

Severe thunderstorms accompanied by heavy rainfall swept through Vero Beach, Florida on May 17, 2016. The day was recorded as the wettest day in the history of the city, as two months worth of rainfall was received in one day. The widespread flooding was also... Read more...

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Large landslide buries three villages, Sri Lanka

17 мая 2016 No comments

Large landslide buries three villages, Sri Lanka According to government officials, a large landslide triggered by more than three days of heavy rain buried three villages in Aranayaka, district of Kegalle, Sri Lanka on May 17, 2016. The death toll is still unknown. "There were about 150 families in those... Read more...

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Mount Hood earthquake swarm tectonic in nature, US

17 мая 2016 No comments

Mount Hood earthquake swarm tectonic in nature, US A swarm of small earthquakes was detected at Mount Hood on May 15 and 16, 2016. The quakes were located 3.2 — 4.8 km (2 — 3 miles) south of the summit of Mount Hood at depths of 3.2 — 4.8 km below sea level. The largest event was a magnitude 1.8. Earthquake rates... Read more...

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Heat wave firmly grips India, 340 people dead in Delhi

16 мая 2016 No comments

The intense heat wave in India seems to be holding a firm grip on the region since April 2016. In Delhi, at least 340 people have died so far, 102 of which in May only. Temperatures have locally risen above 45°C (113 °F), according to media reports, and a... Read more...

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Record-breaking heat wave sparks fires across Israel

16 мая 2016 No comments

A fierce heatwave accompanied by strong and dusty winds is spreading across Israel. According to media reports, more than 370 people were treated for heat-related conditions, including fainting, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke on May 14 and 15, 2016. Eilat in the... Read more...

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Widespread flooding and landslides affect tens of thousands in Sri Lanka

16 мая 2016 No comments

Widespread flooding and landslides affect tens of thousands in Sri Lanka Torrential downpours that have been lashing Sri Lanka since May 15, 2016 (local time), triggered floods and landslides across the affected areas and claimed 8 lives, so far. Tens of thousands of people were forced to evacuate their homes, and landslide warnings have... Read more...

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Elevated activity at Guatemala’s Santa Maria (Santiaguito) volcano

16 мая 2016 No comments

Elevated activity at Guatemala«s Santa Maria volcano continues. Explosions at Caliente cone, part of Santa María»s Santiaguito lava-dome complex, over the last couple of days produced ash plumes that rose up to 5 km (16 400 feet). Several pyroclastic... Read more...

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Record low temperatures accompanied with snowfall across portions of Midwest and Northeast, US

16 мая 2016 No comments

Record low temperatures accompanied with snowfall across portions of Midwest and Northeast, US Record low temperatures accompanied with snowfall were reported across portions of Midwest and Northeast, US, since May 14, 2016. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), below average temperatures will linger in the area until the middle of the week, when... Read more...

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