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Massive M7.3 earthquake hits near Fukushima, tsunami warnings issued

21 ноября 2016 No comments

Massive M7.3 earthquake hits near Fukushima, tsunami warnings issued A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M7.3 hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 20:59 UTC on November 21, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.9 at a depth of 11.4 km (7 miles). Tsunami... Read more...

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Storm “Angus” batters western Europe, widespread flooding reported

21 ноября 2016 No comments

Storm «Angus» batters western Europe, widespread flooding reported Storm «Angus» hit the UK with heavy rainfall, strong winds, and high waves on November 20, 2016. Widespread flooding was reported, and about 100 people were evacuated. France, Netherlands and Germany also reported severe weather conditions due to the deep... Read more...

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Large pumice raft reported between New Zealand and Fiji

21 ноября 2016 No comments

Large pumice raft reported between New Zealand and Fiji A large pumice raft was found floating to the west of Minerva Reef in an area about 600 km (372 miles) SE of Fiji and 500 km (310 miles) SW of Tonga, New Zealand's GeoNet reported today. Pumice rafts are created by submarine or near-ocean volcanic activity. The... Read more...

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Winter Storm “Argos” batters US, three people dead

21 ноября 2016 No comments

Winter Storm «Argos» batters US, three people dead The snowstorms from Argos, the first winter storm of the season, have blanketed parts of the US and claimed lives of at least 3 people. Heavy snowfall caused widespread traffic disruptions and power outages since the end of the last week. The snow and wintry weather... Read more...

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Late-season Tropical Storm “Otto” forms in the Caribbean Sea

21 ноября 2016 No comments

Late-season Tropical Storm «Otto» forms in the Caribbean Sea A late-season tropical storm formed on November 21, 2016, and was named Otto. Otto formed from Tropical Depression 16 (System 90L), a tropical low pressure that had been lingering in the Caribbean Sea for days. Otto is currently a stationary system but is expected... Read more...

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Eruption at Fuego volcano intensifies, Guatemala

21 ноября 2016 No comments

Eruption at Fuego volcano intensifies, Guatemala The explosive activity at Guatemalan Fuego volcano has intensified since November 19, 2016 and has generated at least one 300 m (984 feet) high lava fountain, feeding three new lava flows. This is the 15th paroxysm at the volcano this year. The Washington VAAC... Read more...

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Extraordinary high pressure pushing a cold surge to Northeast Asia

21 ноября 2016 No comments

Intense cold has gripped parts of Northeast Asia, causing severe temperature drops and gusty winds. Near record-breaking high sea level pressure was reported in northern Mongolia on November 21, 2016. Siberia, bordering with Mongolia, is the heart of the Northeast... Read more...

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