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Soberanes fire, one of the costliest in the US history, finally contained

16 октября 2016 No comments

The major Soberanes fire, that burned for almost three months and was fought by hundreds of firefighters, was finally contained this week, according to the US Forest Service. The authorities reported it was caused by an illegal campfire and was, at the cost of at... Read more...

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Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits New Britain region, Papua New Guinea

15 октября 2016 No comments

Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits New Britain region, Papua New Guinea A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit New Britain region of Papua New Guinea at 08:03 UTC on October 15, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 446.6 km (277.5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 440 km (273.4... Read more...

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Severe flooding kills three people in Ukraine

14 октября 2016 No comments

Severe flooding kills three people in Ukraine Severe weather affected the Odessa region in Ukraine on October 12, 2016. Heavy rainfalls and strong winds affected 10 districts, and three people were reported dead, according to the State Emergency Service (SES) of Ukraine. The intense storm system brought... Read more...

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Explosive-extrusive eruption continues at the Sheveluch volcano, Kamchatka

14 октября 2016 No comments

Explosive-extrusive eruption continues at the Sheveluch volcano, Kamchatka Explosive-extrusive eruption continues at the Sheveluch volcano, Kamchatka, KVERT reported on October 14, 2016. Volcanic explosions have sent ashes drifting to the northwest up to 6.5 to 7 km (21 325 to 22 965 feet) above the sea level. The aviation color code... Read more...

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Tropical depression “Aere” re-born, flooding reported in central Vietnam

14 октября 2016 No comments

Tropical depression «Aere» re-born, flooding reported in central Vietnam Tropical depression «Aere» was re-born on October 13, 2016, prior to making a landfall in central Vietnam. The storm brought heavy rainfall to the affected areas and caused flooding around the Hue city. One person went missing. Tropical Depression 22W,... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: October 5 – 11, 2016

13 октября 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between October 5 and 11, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Asosan,Kyushu (Japan) | Colima, Mexico | Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Tengger... Read more...

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Large sinkhole opens near the City of Suffolk, Virginia

11 октября 2016 No comments

Large sinkhole opens near the City of Suffolk, Virginia A large sinkhole has opened up on a road near the City of Suffolk, Virginia on the morning of Tuesday, October 11, 2016. The sinkhole is about 4.5 x 6 m (15 x 20 feet) and about 4.5 m (15 feet) deep, officials said. The Virginia Department of Transportation is on... Read more...

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Record-breaking flooding hits North Carolina, officials fear worst natural disaster

11 октября 2016 No comments

Record-breaking flooding hits North Carolina, officials fear worst natural disaster Record river flooding continues in eastern North Carolina after heavy weekend rain produced by now-dissipated Hurricane «Matthew» fell on already saturated soil. As of early October 11, Matthew's US death toll has climbed to at least 23, with nearly... Read more...

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Sandy-like storm surges likely to become more frequent

11 октября 2016 No comments

Sandy-like storm surges likely to become more frequent Scientists from Princeton and Rutgers universities and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution developed a computer simulation which showed the storm-related flooding on the New York City coastline, on the similar scale to those of Hurricane «Sandy,» will... Read more...

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50 000 without power as Matthew’s remnants slam Nova Scotia, Canada

11 октября 2016 No comments

50 000 without power as Matthew's remnants slam Nova Scotia, Canada Remnants of Hurricane «Matthew» slammed Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland on October 10, 2016 with high wind and heavy rain. This powerful storm was a result of the remnants of Hurricane «Matthew» meeting up with a system off... Read more...

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