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Delhi shaken by moderate M4.2 earthquake, India

17 ноября 2016 No comments

A moderately strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M4.2 hit a highly populated region, very close to the national capital Delhi at 22:59 UTC on November 16, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). India's NCS is reporting at... Read more...

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2016 the worst for natural disasters in Indonesia in the last decade

17 ноября 2016 No comments

In the period between January 1 and November 11, 2016, 1 985 natural disasters were reported in Indonesia, the highest number seen in the last 10 years, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). According to the agency report, out of 1 985 total... Read more...

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Severe flooding hits the Dominican Republic, 20 000 evacuated

17 ноября 2016 No comments

Severe flooding hits the Dominican Republic, 20 000 evacuated Two weeks of continuous heavy rainfall has caused severe flooding in the Dominican Republic, damaging more than 4 000 houses and displacing more than 20 000 people. So far, five deaths, including two children, have been reported. Forecasters warn a new tropical... Read more...

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Landslide creates dangerous dam on Hapuku River, New Zealand

17 ноября 2016 No comments

Landslide creates dangerous dam on Hapuku River, New Zealand New Zealand«s Kaikoura earthquake of November 13 caused a large landslide over the Hapuku River, creating a 150-meter (492 feet) dam. There are fears it could »rapidly fail' with the recent rains and Canterbury Civil Defence Group has advised people to... Read more...

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New Zealand earthquake: One of the most complex ever recorded on land

16 ноября 2016 No comments

New Zealand earthquake: One of the most complex ever recorded on land New Zealand's GeoNet has revised their initial magnitude of the November 13, 2016 Kaikoura earthquake from M7.5 to M7.8. The agency added that early indications show this was one of the most complex earthquakes ever recorded on land. "This complexity means... Read more...

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Annual natural disasters force 26 million people into poverty

16 ноября 2016 No comments

Annual natural disasters force 26 million people into poverty The new report from the World Bank and Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) shows that up to $520 billion are lost annually due to extreme natural disasters, leaving 26 million people in poverty conditions across the globe. According to the... Read more...

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Sabancaya erupting under moonlight

15 ноября 2016 No comments

Peru's Sabancaya volcano started a new eruptive phase on November 7, 2016 after 18 years of sleep. The volcano continues with constant emissions of steam and ash, with ashfall reported in the villages of the Colca Valley in the province of Caylloma, as far as 40... Read more...

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Severe wildfires spreading across the Southeast US

15 ноября 2016 No comments

Severe wildfires spreading across the Southeast US Persistent drought conditions in the Southeast US have caused wildfires across the states. Numerous people were forced to evacuate their homes throughout the affected regions. Kentucky and Tennessee reported the highest wildfire numbers. According to the national... Read more...

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Heavy rain inundates Indonesia, Tangerang under 2-m high waters

14 ноября 2016 No comments

Heavy rain inundates Indonesia, Tangerang under 2-m high waters Heavy rains triggered widespread flooding across Indonesia and forced thousands to evacuate since last Sunday, November 6, 2016. According to media reports, a river burst its banks on November 7 and flooded 5 sub-districts in Aceh Jaya, Aceh, affecting more than 7... Read more...

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Quick clay landslide kills three people in Norway

14 ноября 2016 No comments

A deadly quick clay landslide occurred in Asakveien, Sørum in Norway on November 10, 2016. Three people who were reported missing on the occasion are currently presumed dead. The slide happened in the afternoon hours (local time). Three forestry workers were... Read more...

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