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Record-setting rainfall and flooding in southern Louisiana calculated with satellite data

15 августа 2016 No comments

Record-setting rainfall and flooding in southern Louisiana calculated with satellite data An extremely severe rainfall event hit the states of Louisiana and southern Mississippi between August 8 and 15, 2016, when a very slow moving low pressure system continuously pulled tropical moisture from the Gulf of Mexico. This record-setting rainfall and... Read more...

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Deadly M5.4 earthquake hits southern Peru

15 августа 2016 No comments

Deadly M5.4 earthquake hits southern Peru A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.4 hit southern Peru at 02:58 UTC on August 15, 2016, killing at least 8 people. The quake hit near the town of Chivay, Colca Valley at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). More than 80 houses were severely damaged. ... Read more...

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