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Powerful eruption of Sakurajima spews smoke 6 km a.s.l. in the first such eruption since August 2013

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After 3 calm weeks, Japan's Mount Sakurajima erupted violently at 15:02 UTC on July 25, 2016 (00:02 JST on July 26), spewing ash from its Showa Crater 6 km (20 000 feet) above sea level, according to the Tokyo VAAC. The plume was extending to the SW. It was the... Read more...

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New phenomenon – the ‘trembling tundra’ of the Yamal Peninsula, Russia

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A scientific expedition has witnessed a leaking methane gas surface bubbling phenomenon on Belyy Island in the Kara Sea, off the Yamal Peninsula coastline in Siberia, Russia. Researchers observed 15 regions of about 1 meter (3.3 feet) of trembling ground covered in... Read more...

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Persistent US heat wave claims six lives, scorching conditions set to continue

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Persistent US heat wave claims six lives, scorching conditions set to continue A scorching heat wave over the mid-Atlantic and Northeast US shows no signs of relief. Persistent hot weather conditions have caused six deaths so far, according to media reports. 32.2 °C (90 °F) was recorded in Cleveland on July 24, 2016. The day was the... Read more...

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