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271 deaths and over 16 000 damaged homes in Maharashtra since April

11 октября 2016 No comments

The Indian state of Maharashtra endured a period of heavy rains and hailstorms since April 2016. Severe weather conditions have caused 271 deaths and severe to partial damage to more than 16 000 houses across the affected areas. From April 1, 377 homes were... Read more...

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Slowdown of Atlantic overturning circulation caused by changes in southern hemisphere

8 октября 2016 No comments

Slowdown of Atlantic overturning circulation caused by changes in southern hemisphere According to the newest study, conducted by the scientists from the University of Washington, the Atlantic overturning circulation, responsible for mild climate conditions over England, is currently slowing down, a shift likely to have consequences for the climates... Read more...

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Explosive eruption of Mount Aso spews ash 11 km (36 000 feet) a.s.l., Japan

8 октября 2016 No comments

Japanese Asosan volcano (Mount Aso; the largest active volcano in Japan) erupted at 16:46 UTC on October 7, 2016, sending a column of ash up to 11 km (36 000 feet) above sea level. JMA issued its third-highest alert (of 5), warning people not to approach the... Read more...

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Sulfur smells and fumaroles spotted on long-dormant Mount Meager, Canada

7 октября 2016 No comments

Volcanologist Melanie Kelman with the Natural Resources Canada said sulfur smells and volcanic openings known as fumaroles were recently spotted on the long-dormant Meager volcano. Kelman added that it is not uncommon to find fumatoroles on the peak, and it could... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: September 28 – October 4, 2016

6 октября 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes between September 28 and October 4, 2016. In the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Colima, Mexico | Iya, Flores Island (Indonesia) | Katla, Iceland | Rinjani, Lombok... Read more...

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Ubinas starts erupting after 9 months of calm, Peru

4 октября 2016 No comments

After almost 9 full months of calm, Peru's Ubinas volcano has started erupting again on October 3, 2016 (October 2, local time). Although volcanic ash is not identifiable by satellites, weak emissions of steam and gases were observed by webcams. Aviation color... Read more...

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Highest dry season rainfall since records began, northern Australia

4 октября 2016 No comments

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology announced today that rainfall in northern Australia during this year's dry season (May — September) was the highest since records began in 1900. All individual months since May saw significantly above-average rainfall totals,... Read more...

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Another shallow earthquake shakes Skopje, Macedonia

4 октября 2016 No comments

Another shallow earthquake shakes Skopje, Macedonia After a series of shallow earthquakes shook Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, on September 11 and 12, 2016, another one hit the city at 10:52 UTC on October 4, 2016. EMSC received more than 700 reports minutes after the M3.1 earthquake today, saying this is probably... Read more...

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White Island lake disappears, strong fumarole emissions, New Zealand

4 октября 2016 No comments

White Island lake disappears, strong fumarole emissions, New Zealand GNS volcanologists visited White Island late last week and confirmed that a large part of the gas is now being emitted from one ‘joint’ vent on the lava outcrop at the back of the crater. The joining of the vents has resulted in a stronger and noisier... Read more...

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Intense eruptions at Colima volcano continue, trigger evacuations, Mexico

3 октября 2016 No comments

Intense eruptions at Mexico's Colima volcano continue after a sharp increase of activity on September 26, 2016. On September 30, ash and thick black smoke rose from the volcano and a lava could be seen pouring down its slopes. The event has forced the... Read more...

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