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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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Major eruption at Zhupanovsky, ash up to 10 km (33 000 feet) a.s.l.

20 ноября 2016 No comments

Major eruption at Zhupanovsky, ash up to 10 km (33 000 feet) a.s.l. A major eruption took place at Zhupanovsky volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 02:30 UTC on November 20, 2016. Aviation Color Code was raised to Orange. At 02:39 UTC today, KVERT reported that a major eruption took place at Zhupanovsky volcano with ash plume, according to... Read more...

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Strong M6.4 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina

20 ноября 2016 No comments

Strong M6.4 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit San Juan, Argentina at 20:57 UTC on November 20, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 115.8 km (72 miles). The epicenter was located 10.7 km (6.7 miles) SSW of Villa Basilio Nievas (population 4 038), 17.8... Read more...

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Tehran in the grip of unprecedented air pollution, over 400 dead

19 ноября 2016 No comments

Tehran in the grip of unprecedented air pollution, over 400 dead A thick layer of smog engulfed Tehran, Iran over the last week. The unprecedented pollution levels have set new records while more than 400 people were reported dead. The PM2.5 levels have reached values exceeding 150 micrograms per cubic meter, thus setting a new... Read more...

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Large sinkhole opens in Algeria, swallows 5 cars

18 ноября 2016 No comments

A large sinkhole has opened up near Ben Aknoun, a commune of Algiers Province and a suburb of the city of Algiers in northern Algeria, on November 18, 2016, swallowing 5 cars. According to the Nassim Bernaoui, Algerian Emergency Preparedness communications manager,... Read more...

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Deadly landslide hits Madenköy copper mine in Turkey

18 ноября 2016 No comments

Deadly landslide hits Madenköy copper mine in Turkey At least 4 workers have been killed and 12 still remain trapped underground after a massive landlide hit Madenköy copper mine in Turkey's southeastern Siirt province late November 17, 2016. The death toll is expected to rise. Yasin Aktay, Siirt deputy of... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: November 9 – 15, 2016

17 ноября 2016 No comments

New activity was reported for 5 volcanoes between November 9 and 15, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Copahue, Central Chile-Argentina border | Kerinci, Indonesia | Langila, New Britian (Papua New... Read more...

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