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Anthrax outbreak in Siberian Arctic, first since 1941

3 августа 2016 No comments

A dramatic rise in the number of hospitalized people diagnosed with anthrax was reported in Siberia's Yamal Peninsula, Russia on August 2, 2016. In total, 90 people, including 54 children, are in hospital as of August 2 in what is now the first anthrax outbreak... Read more...

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NOAA: State of the Climate in 2015

3 августа 2016 No comments

NOAA: State of the Climate in 2015 The year 2015 is now officially the warmest year since the mid-to-late 19th century, according to a newly released annual State of the Climate report, compiled by NOAA’s Center for Weather and Climate. The record-breaking heat is likely the result of a... Read more...

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Deadly floods in Bihar claim further 22 lives, India

3 августа 2016 No comments

Deadly floods in Bihar claim further 22 lives, India The flooding in Bihar, India worsened since August 1, 2016, leaving 22 people dead, the Department of Disaster Management in Bihar reported. In total, 60 people died in flood-related incidents since the mid-July. Since late July, the districts Saharsa, Gopalganj,... Read more...

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Giant sinkhole swallows 4 people and 3 cars in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou

2 августа 2016 No comments

Giant sinkhole swallows 4 people and 3 cars in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou A giant sinkhole has suddenly opened up around 19:30 local time on August 1, 2016, on the Zhengzhou Zhongyuan Road near the Cultural Palace Road in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, Henan Province. The hole was estimated to be about 30 meters long (98 feet) and 45... Read more...

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Big sinkhole filled with swirling water opens near Ipswich home, Australia

2 августа 2016 No comments

A big sinkhole filled with swirling water opened today, August 2, 2016, in a backyard of a house in Ipswich, west of Brisbane, Australia. A review of historical mine maps and plans in the area was underway as part of the investigation into the possible cause. Since... Read more...

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Powerful eruption of Rinjani sends ash 9.7 km a.s.l., Aviation Color Code on Red, Indonesia

1 августа 2016 No comments

Powerful eruption of Rinjani sends ash 9.7 km a.s.l., Aviation Color Code on Red, Indonesia A sudden, powerful eruption occurred at Indonesia's Rinjani volcano (Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara) around 04:00 UTC on August 1, 2016. According to the Darwin VAAC, volcanic ash cloud at 04:20 UTC was observed reaching an altitude of 9.7 km (32 000 feet) a.s.l.... Read more...

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits South Indian Ocean

1 августа 2016 No comments

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits South Indian Ocean A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit South Indian Ocean at 07:42 UTC on August 1, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting mb6.1 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter... Read more...

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Worst flooding in last 50 years devastates Ellicott City, Maryland

1 августа 2016 No comments

Worst flooding in last 50 years devastates Ellicott City, Maryland Massive flooding hit the Ellicott City in Maryland on the evening of Saturday, July 30, 2016 (local time). The Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency on the next day. At least two people died, and local infrastructure suffered severe damage, according to... Read more...

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