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790 wildfires reported in Europe this year

19 октября 2016 No comments

790 wildfires reported in Europe this year 790 wildfires were reported in Europe, in the period between April 1 and October 12, 2016, according to the European Firenews service. Several countries, such as Italy or France, suffered major fires that caused massive devastation of the green surface while others... Read more...

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Spectacular images of new black sand beaches at Kilauea volcano, Hawai’i

19 октября 2016 No comments

Spectacular images of new black sand beaches at Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i An overflight over the Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i, conducted this week, revealed new black sand beaches and cloud formations. Despite the fact the newly formed features provide a spectacular sight for visitors, the USGS HVO has issued a volcano observatory... Read more...

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Remnants of Hurricane “Nicole” to hit Greenland and Iceland

18 октября 2016 No comments

Remnants of Hurricane «Nicole» to hit Greenland and Iceland Nicole, now a post-tropical cyclone, is finally losing its tropical cyclone characteristics as it merges with a frontal system over the cold waters of the North Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) reports. The swells from the system are still expected to... Read more...

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Intense snowstorm, record-breaking rainfall hit East Idaho, US

18 октября 2016 No comments

Intense snowstorm, record-breaking rainfall hit East Idaho, US An intense storm hit East Idaho between October 16 and 17, 2016. Record-breaking rainfall and snowfall lashed the region and downed trees. Power outages were reported across the affected areas. Over a foot (30 cm) of snow was recorded near Emigrant Summit, northeast... Read more...

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Record high temperatures expected in central and eastern US

18 октября 2016 No comments

Record high temperatures expected in central and eastern US The National Weather Service (NWS) announced that a large dome of high pressure over the eastern US will cause temperatures between 5.5 and 11.1 °C (10 and 20 °F) above normal over a large portion of the central and the eastern US through October 19. Record... Read more...

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Yasur volcano in a continuous low-level eruption mode, Vanuatu

17 октября 2016 No comments

Yasur volcano in a continuous low-level eruption mode, Vanuatu A continuous low-level eruption was reported for the Yasur volcano, Tanna Island, Vanuatu on October 17, 2016, by the Wellington VAAC. According to the Vanuatu Geohazards Observatory, the Alert Level for the volcano has increased to Level 3 on October 15, which... Read more...

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Very strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

17 октября 2016 No comments

Very strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia as M6.8 hit New Britain region of Papua New Guinea at 06:14 UTC on October 17, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 0 km. USGS is reporting M6.9 at a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles). GFZ... Read more...

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Minor phreatic eruption at Bulusan volcano – Luzon, Philippines

17 октября 2016 No comments

Bulusan, Luzon's southernmost volcano, generated a minor phreatic eruption at 23:36 UTC on October 16, 2016 (07:36 PHT on October 17). At 00:11 UTC, ash plume was reaching an altitude of 2.7 km (9 000 feet) above sea level, the Tokyo VAAC reported. According to... Read more...

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Severe flooding hits Vietnam ahead of Typhoon “Sarika”

17 октября 2016 No comments

Severe flooding hits Vietnam ahead of Typhoon «Sarika» Severe flooding in Vietnam has resulted in deaths of at least 25 people and thousands of destroyed homes, authorities said Monday, October 17, 2016. This round of severe weather is still not over as the country is now bracing for further destruction with Typhoon... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits China

17 октября 2016 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits China A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit sparsely population Xizang-Qinghai border region, China at 07:14 UTC on October 17, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 31.2 km (19.94 miles). CENC China is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 9 km... Read more...

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