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Powerful eruptions at Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico

26 ноября 2016 No comments

Powerful eruptions at Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico A powerful eruption occurred at Mexico«s Popocatépetl at 15:45 UTC on November 25, 2016, followed by another one at 15:54 UTC today. Volcanic ash and gasses from yesterday»s eruption moved NE and reached nearly 11.5 km (38 000 feet) above sea level,... Read more...

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San Francisco Millennium Tower sinking 5 cm (2 inches) per year

25 ноября 2016 No comments

San Francisco Millennium Tower sinking 5 cm (2 inches) per year According to new data gathered by the Sentinel — 1 satellites, the Millennium Tower skyscraper, San Francisco, appears to be sinking at a rate of a few centimeters per year. This and similar studies are aiming at improving the quality of monitoring of the urban ground... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits China, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

25 ноября 2016 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits China, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit Xinjiang, China, on the border with Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, at 14:24 UTC on November 25, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 12 km (7.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2... Read more...

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Massive wildfires ignite Israel

25 ноября 2016 No comments

Massive wildfires ignite Israel Several wildfires broke out in Israel on November 22, 2016, causing widespread damage and prompting emergency evacuations. The police arrested 13 people, suspected of arson, on November 25. The wildfires were reported in the Jerusalem and Haifa districts. A massive... Read more...

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San Francisco Millennium Tower sinking 5 cm (2 inches) per year

25 ноября 2016 No comments

According to new data gathered by the Sentinel — 1 satellites, the Millennium Tower skyscraper, San Francisco, appears to be sinking at a rate of a few centimeters per year. This and similar studies are aiming at improving the quality of monitoring of the urban ground... Read more...

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Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits off the coast of El Salvador

24 ноября 2016 No comments

Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits off the coast of El Salvador A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.0 hit El Salvador at 18:43 UTC on November 24, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10.3 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located, 149.7 km (93.0 miles) SSW of Puerto El Triunfo (population 19... Read more...

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Extreme rainfall, floods and devastation in NW Italy

24 ноября 2016 No comments

Extreme rainfall, floods and devastation in NW Italy After 3 days of exceptionally heavy rain, severe weather warnings have again been issued for northwestern Italy as more heavy rainstorms are expected to affect the region today and tomorrow. Liguria and Piedmont are at highest risk. Schools and other public... Read more...

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Rare November snow in Tokyo, the first since 1962

24 ноября 2016 No comments

Rare November snow in Tokyo, the first since 1962 Temperatures in central Tokyo have fallen to near zero °C recently, rare for this time of year, and the city today saw its first November snow in 54 years. According to the JMA, this is the first time the snow had fallen in central Tokyo since 1962 and the first... Read more...

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Unusual weather in Australia, snow falling days before summer

24 ноября 2016 No comments

A spell of unusual weather was reported in Tasmania on November 24, 2016, as the snowfall blanketed parts of the state only several days before the arrival of the summer. Temperatures in Tasmania were expected to reach as low as 7 °C (44.6 °F), according to... Read more...

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Heavy rain, floods and massive landslides hit New Caledonia

23 ноября 2016 No comments

Heavy rain, floods and massive landslides hit New Caledonia Torrential downpours that have been affecting the New Caledonia since November 20, 2016, triggered deadly flooding and landslides in the region. So far, five people died, five others were injured, and 11 went missing. According to Meteo France, a depression combined... Read more...

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