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Thunderstorms spark new wildfires in southeastern Siberia, Russia

30 июня 2016 No comments

Thunderstorms spark new wildfires in southeastern Siberia, Russia Large wildfires are raging in Russia's Krasnoyarsk province since June 28, 2016. Most of them were sparked by recent thunderstorms, the initial investigation revealed. Satellite observations also confirm new wildfires near Lake Baikal, Irkutsk province. As of... Read more...

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Treasure Coast algal bloom prompts state of emergency, Florida

30 июня 2016 No comments

Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in Florida's Martin and St. Lucie counties following the presence of algal blooms in local waterways. The executive order was signed Wednesday, June 29, 2016. It allows state and local governmental agencies... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: June 22 – 28, 2016

30 июня 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 5 volcanoes between June 22 and 28, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bulusan, Luzon (Philippines) | Kanlaon, Philippines | Pacaya, Guatemala | Santa Maria, Guatemala... Read more...

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Jet stream crosses the equator

29 июня 2016 No comments

Jet stream crosses the equator A post about the jet stream now crossing the equator, published by Robert Scribbler yesterday, is making a lot of noise on social networks today. In his post, titled "Gigantic Gravity Waves to Mix Summer With Winter? Wrecked Jet Stream Now Runs From... Read more...

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Downpour breaks Auckland’s June record, New Zealand

29 июня 2016 No comments

At least 80 homes have been flooded after several rounds of heavy rainfall hit the New Zealand«s city of Auckland on June 29, 2016. Between 01:00 and 02:00 UTC (13:00 — 14:00 NZST), the country»s NIWA agency recorded 25.4 mm (1 inch) of rain, making it the... Read more...

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Volcanic tremor amplitude rising, Mount Etna

28 июня 2016 No comments

Volcanic tremor amplitude rising, Mount Etna Over the past couple of days, the seismic activity under Italy's Mount Etna is rising. There is no visible activity at the summit, however, the current situation suggests we might see it in the near future. After May 2016 eruptions, things have been calm at... Read more...

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Erskine fire California’s most destructive this year, fire potential expanding to Sierras and central coast

28 июня 2016 No comments

Erskine fire California's most destructive this year, fire potential expanding to Sierras and central coast The «Erskine fire» started on June 23, 2016, northeast of Bakersfield, California due to a yet-unknown cause. By June 27th, it grew into the state's largest and most destructive wildfire this year. As the summer progresses, above-normal fire potential... Read more...

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Sierra Nevada not expected to restore its snowpack to pre-drought levels before 2019

27 июня 2016 No comments

Sierra Nevada not expected to restore its snowpack to pre-drought levels before 2019 A new research, resulting from the analysis of a 31-year span of NASA's Landsat satellite data, suggests the snowpack of Sierra Nevada will not return to its pre-drought levels before 2019. The datasets from the period between the 1985 and 2015, have resulted in... Read more...

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Very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Kyrgyzstan

26 июня 2016 No comments

Very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Kyrgyzstan A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) as M6.7 hit Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-China border region at 11:17 UTC on June 26, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of... Read more...

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New eruptions at Costa Rica’s Turrialba and Guatemala’s Fuego

25 июня 2016 No comments

A new eruption of Costa Rica«s Turrialba volcano took place at 03:37 UTC on June 25 (22:15 on June 24, local time). Dense fog is preventing estimation of volcanic cloud height. At the same time, volcanic ash produced by the fresh eruption of Guatemala»s... Read more...

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