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Unprecedented “thunderstorm asthma” outbreak in Melbourne

22 ноября 2016 No comments

An unprecedented spike in a rare phenomenon called «thunderstorm asthma» was reported in Melbourne, Australia on November 21, 2016 after wild storms swept through the region, abruptly ending one of the city«s hottest days of the year. By the day»s... Read more...

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State of emergency in Bolivia amid worst drought in 25 years

22 ноября 2016 No comments

South American country of Bolivia is experiencing its worst drought in 25 years, state officials said and declared a state of emergency on Monday, November 21, 2016. The government declared the state of emergency due to water shortages in large swaths of the... Read more...

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North Pole in the grip of extreme warmth, parts of Asia suffer frigid conditions

22 ноября 2016 No comments

North Pole in the grip of extreme warmth, parts of Asia suffer frigid conditions A recently performed temperature analysis shows the North Pole is over 20 °C (36 °F) warmer than over the last decades. At the same time, unprecedented frigid temperatures have been observed in parts of Asia, in a highly unusual temperature anomaly dipole.... Read more...

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Drones capture massive earth changes after Kaikoura Earthquake

22 ноября 2016 No comments

GNS scientists made field observations of Kekerengu Fault rupture following the Kaikoura Earthquake and the fault scarp and uplifted coastal platform at Waipapa Bay above the Papatea Fault. The Kekerengu Fault is one of the several faults that ruptured during the... Read more...

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