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A new round of severe weather to hit flood-affected southeastern Australia

26 сентября 2016 No comments

A new round of severe weather to hit flood-affected southeastern Australia The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said it is monitoring a complex weather system that has the potential to bring more rain, thunderstorms, winds and damaging waves to southeastern Australia starting Wednesday, September 28, 2016. BOM's National... Read more...

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Major flooding in Forbes after Lachlan River reaches record levels – NSW, Australia

26 сентября 2016 No comments

Major flooding in Forbes after Lachlan River reaches record levels — NSW, Australia About 1 000 people have been evacuated on Saturday, September 24, 2016, in the New South Wales town of Forbes as the Lachlan River rose to record levels. The river peaked at 10.67 m (35 feet) between 21:00 and 22:00 local time on Sunday, September 25. It is the... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Ryukyu Islands, Japan

26 сентября 2016 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Ryukyu Islands, Japan A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Ryukyu Islands region, Japan at 05:19 UTC on September 26, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 40.3 km (25 miles). JMA is reporting M5.7 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). According to the USGS,... Read more...

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Days of heavy rain cause major flooding across the US Midwest

26 сентября 2016 No comments

Days of heavy rain have caused major flooding in parts of the US Midwest over the weekend, leaving at least two people dead. The governors of Iowa and Wisconsin have declared a state of emergency. NWS said that the 7 day period to September 23 saw rainfall levels in... Read more...

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Landslide destroys a village in China’s Yunnan Province

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Heavy rains in China's Yunnan Province have triggered a large landslide in a village in Dayao Country on Thursday, September 22, 2016. The slide has torn down the buildings of the village committee, a village clinic, a primary school and 44 other residences,... Read more...

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Swarm of small earthquakes under Salton Sea, California

26 сентября 2016 No comments

Swarm of small earthquakes under Salton Sea, California The U.S. Geological Survey has registered 11 earthquakes under the Salton Sea in California's Imperial County (near San Diego) on September 26, 2016. The largest was a shallow M4.3 at 14:31 UTC. It hit 6 km (3.7 miles) SSE of Bombay Beach, 19 km (11.8 miles) WNW... Read more...

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