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Another hydrothermal eruption in Lake Rotorua, New Zealand

30 ноября 2016 No comments

Another hydrothermal eruption occurred in New Zealand«s Lake Rotorua on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, following the first one on Monday, November 28. This eruption was, however, caught on camera. Today»s eruption also occurred in the village of Ohinemutu. It... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia deserts covered in snow, followed by deadly floods

30 ноября 2016 No comments

Saudi Arabia deserts covered in snow, followed by deadly floods The deserts of Saudi Arabia were covered in snow at the end of November 2016, bringing joy to surprised Saudis who marked the occasion building snowmen. However, the weather soon turned very serious, and deadly. The first snowfall in northern parts of the country... Read more...

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Two dead, 6 missing after M4.4 earthquake hits near Rudna mine, Poland

30 ноября 2016 No comments

Two dead, 6 missing after M4.4 earthquake hits near Rudna mine, Poland A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M4.4 hit southwestern Poland at 20:09 UTC on November 29, 2016, killing at least two people in a nearby Rudna mine. 6 miners are still missing, as of early November 30. USGS said the quake occurred at a depth of 10 km... Read more...

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West Antarctic Ice Sheet breaking apart from the inside out

30 ноября 2016 No comments

West Antarctic Ice Sheet breaking apart from the inside out A new study has found the glacier bounding the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is breaking apart from the inside out. The Pine Island Glacier, one of the glaciers which will probably rapidly retreat, forms an important part of the ice shelf of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.... Read more...

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Massive wildfires burning around Gatlinburg, Tennessee

29 ноября 2016 No comments

Massive wildfires fueled by strong winds and the Southeast's worst drought in nearly a decade are burning around Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennesee, forcing evacuations. Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) said at 08:00 UTC (02:00 local time) today there are... Read more...

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Severe-to-extreme heatwave to hit Queensland and NSW

29 ноября 2016 No comments

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a severe-to-extreme heatwave warning for central and southern Queensland and northern New South Wales, with temperatures forecast to pass 40 °C (104 °F) in some areas over the weekend. Temperatures are... Read more...

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Record early start of southern hemisphere NLC season

28 ноября 2016 No comments

Record early start of southern hemisphere NLC season The southern hemisphere noctilucent clouds (NLC) season has started early this year and tied with 2013 for the earliest southern hemisphere season on record. The 2016/17 southern hemisphere noctilucent clouds season started on November 17 and tied with 2013 for the... Read more...

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Car disappears in Ufa sinkhole, Urals, Russia

28 ноября 2016 No comments

At least 6 meters (20 feet) deep sinkhole opened up on November 25, 2016 in the city of Ufa, Urals, Russia and slowly swallowed a car. The owner of Lada Kalina called rescuers and frantically waited for them to show up as she watched her car slowly disappear. By... Read more...

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Hydrothermal eruption in Lake Rotorua, New Zealand

28 ноября 2016 No comments

Hydrothermal eruption in Lake Rotorua, New Zealand A new hydrothermal eruption was observed at New Zealand«s Lake Rotorua at 15:30 UTC on November 27, 2016, prompting an evacuation of at least one house near the lake. The style of the eruption was one which hadn»t been seen in Rotorua since about 2000 or... Read more...

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World’s biggest cluster of sinkholes found in Hanzhong, China

26 ноября 2016 No comments

World's biggest cluster of sinkholes found in Hanzhong, China Geologists have confirmed that a group of 49 sinkholes discovered in the mountains near Hanzhong city of northwest China’s Shaanxi Province contains the largest number of such a rare geological phenomena in the world. The scientists took about four months to... Read more...

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