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Severe flash floods, landslides wreak havoc across Central Java, Indonesia

19 июня 2016 No comments

Severe flash floods, landslides wreak havoc across Central Java, Indonesia Torrential rainfall since Saturday, June 18, 2016, has triggered severe flooding and mud avalanches across Central Java, Indonesia. At least 24 people have been killed, with 26 still missing, officials said Sunday. Thousands of homes have been inundated in Central... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu

19 июня 2016 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Vanuatu at 09:47 UTC on June 19, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 13.6 km (8.5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 0 km. According to the USGS, the epicenter was... Read more...

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Kanlaon erupts sending a plume of steam up to 5.3 km a.s.l., Philippines

18 июня 2016 No comments

Kanlaon erupts sending a plume of steam up to 5.3 km a.s.l., Philippines A series of steam and ash eruptions occurred at the active crater of Kanlaon volcano in the central Philippines starting at 01:19 UTC on June 18, 2016. Based on visual observations, the eruption lasted for around 27 minutes. The first event was a steam and ash... Read more...

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New spike in volcanic activity at Turrialba, Costa Rica

17 июня 2016 No comments

New spike in volcanic activity at Turrialba, Costa Rica A new spike in the activity of Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano, located some 50 km (31 miles) east of capital San José, was recorded on June 16, 2016. Strong tremors, caused by the passage of fluids (gas, water or magma) through the interior of the... Read more...

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Record breaking heat wave expected across the southwestern US over the next few days

17 июня 2016 No comments

Record breaking heat wave expected across the southwestern US over the next few days An intense heat wave over the southwestern US has been forecast for the coming weekend and will likely continue to cause extremely high temperatures throughout the beginning of the next week. Temperatures between 10 and 15 °F (5.5 and 8.3 °C) above average... Read more...

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California’s Sherpa Fire almost triples in size overnight, state of emergency declared

17 июня 2016 No comments

More than 1 200 firefighters are battling the so-called Sherpa Fire in California's Santa Barbara County after it almost tripled in size overnight Friday, June 17, to more than 4 000 acres. As of mid-Friday, the fire was only 5% contained; one outbuilding has... Read more...

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Strong eruption of Santa Maria’s Santiaguito sends ash to 5 km a.s.l., Guatemala

17 июня 2016 No comments

A strong explosion occurred at Santa Maria's Santiaguito lava-dome complex, Guatemala at 15:15 UTC on June 17, 2016. INSIVUMEH reported the eruption sent volcanic ash 5 km (16 500 feet) above sea level. The ash is drifting west. Pyroclastic flows descended the... Read more...

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New South Wales and Queensland in store for more heavy rainfall over the weekend

17 июня 2016 No comments

New South Wales and Queensland in store for more heavy rainfall over the weekend Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected across the eastern New South Wales, southern and central Queensland over the coming weekend. Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued a Flood Watch for northeast and central west river valleys, coastal river valleys north... Read more...

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Significant increase in frequency and intensity of sandstorms in the Middle East over the past 15 years

17 июня 2016 No comments

Significant increase in frequency and intensity of sandstorms in the Middle East over the past 15 years A significant increase in frequency and the intensity of sand and dust storms has been observed in the Middle East over the past 15 years. Although the Middle East has been the worst hit, with Iran and Kuwait the most affected, meteorologists say they are now also... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: June 8 – 14, 2016

16 июня 2016 No comments

Between June 8 and 14, 2016, new activity was observed at 4 volcanoes. Ongoing activity was observed at 14 volcanoes during the same period. New activity/unrest: Bulusan, Luzon (Philippines) | Kerinci, Indonesia | Santa Maria, Guatemala | Turrialba, Costa Rica.... Read more...

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