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Loma Fire: Growing wildfire in Santa Cruz mountains threatens 300 homes, California

28 сентября 2016 No comments

Loma Fire: Growing wildfire in Santa Cruz mountains threatens 300 homes, California Santa Clara County residents living near the Loma Fire in Santa Cruz mountains, California have been ordered to evacuate yesterday after a dangerous wildfire broke out on September 26, 2016. Firefighters from throughout California are aggressively fighting the fire... Read more...

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Typhoon “Megi” hits China after killing at least four and injuring 527 in Taiwan

28 сентября 2016 No comments

Typhoon «Megi» hits China after killing at least four and injuring 527 in Taiwan Typhoon «Megi» has made its final landfall after hitting the coastal city of Quanzhou in China's Fujian Province at 20:40 UTC on September 27, 2016. Megi was packing winds of up to 120 km/h (74 mph) at the time of landfall and dumping very heavy rain.... Read more...

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Large eruption of Mount Barujari, more than 1 100 evacuated, Indonesia

28 сентября 2016 No comments

Mount Barujari on the Indonesian island of Lombok erupted at 07:45 UTC on September 27, 2016, spewing ash 2 000 m (6 560 feet) above the crater, 5 726 m (18 790 feet) above sea level. More than 1 100 people have been evacuated. As of early September 28, authorities... Read more...

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Iowa braces for major flooding, more than 10 000 evacuated from Cedar Rapids

27 сентября 2016 No comments

More than 10 000 people have been forced to evacuate from Cedar Rapids, Iowa's second-largest city, after days of heavy rain flooded parts of the US Midwest. As it watched the Cedar River rise to historic levels, the city has constructed 16 km (10 miles) of... Read more...

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Volcanic alert level at Mount Bromo raised to 3, Indonesia

27 сентября 2016 No comments

Volcanic alert level at Mount Bromo raised to 3, Indonesia The PVMBG has raised the volcanic alert level of Mount Bromo from Level II (Alert) to Level III (Standby) at 11:00 UTC on September 26, 2016, and established a danger zone 2.5 km (1.5 miles) around the active crater. Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation... Read more...

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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

26 сентября 2016 No comments

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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