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Eruptive activity resumes at Costa Rica’s Turrialba volcano

31 января 2017 No comments

The eruptive activity at Costa Rica«s Turrialba volcano has resumed over the weekend with constant vapor, gas and ash explosions. UCR»s National Seismological Network (RSN) volcanologist Mauricio M. Mora said that ash and vapor spewings of almost 500 m (1... Read more...

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New eruption started at Piton de la Fournaise, alerts raised

31 января 2017 No comments

New eruption started at Piton de la Fournaise, alerts raised A new effusive eruption has started at Piton de la Fournaise volcano located on the French island of La Réunion around 15:40 UTC on January 31, 2017. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Orange. According to the Observatoire Volcanologique du Piton de la... Read more...

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Submarine eruption detected near Tonga

31 января 2017 No comments

Submarine eruption detected near Tonga A new submarine eruption is taking place about 30 km (18.6 miles) north of Tonga«s main island Tongatapu. It seems to have started on January 23, 2017. According to GeoNet, this volcano has been called »Submarine Volcano III' in historic reports.... Read more...

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100 000 displaced due to floods in Caraga region, Philippines

30 января 2017 No comments

As of January 30, 2017, successive weather system affecting the Caraga region, northeastern Philippines over the past two weeks have displaced about 100 000 people. According to the ECHO, over 80 000 displaced people are in Agusan del Sur province. Local governments... Read more...

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Military helps New Brunswick after devastating ice storm

30 января 2017 No comments

A devastating ice storm hit Canada's New Brunswick province last week leaving at least 2 people dead and 133 000 households without power. As of Monday afternoon, January 30, there are still 18 000 homes without power, including 15 635 in northeastern New... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm detected under Etna volcano, Italy

30 января 2017 No comments

An earthquake swarm has started under Italy«s Etna volcano during the early morning hours of January 30, 2017. The swarm is located on the volcano»s southwestern slope, INGV-OE reports. The observatory added it detected about 60 shocks by 11:45 UTC, with... Read more...

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Avalanches in Kashmir claim at least 22 lives

28 января 2017 No comments

Following days of heavy snow in one of the most severe winters the state has seen in recent decades, a series of avalanches have killed at least 22 people in Indian-administered Kashmir, including 15 soldiers. State authorities have issued a high danger avalanche... Read more...

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Violent mudslide in the Arequipa region of Peru

27 января 2017 No comments

The same weather system responsible for dramatic riverbank erosion event that led to a collapse of a hotel in the Peruvian town of Lircay on Thursday, January 26, 2017, has caused a violent mudslide on the Panamerican Sur Highway in southern Peru. The slide occurred... Read more...

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Hotel collapses into river after heavy rain, Peru

27 января 2017 No comments

A 50-room, colonial-era hotel collapsed on January 26, 2017 into the Sicra River in the Peruvian town of Lircay after heavy rains hit the region. All guests were evacuated before the collapse and there were no reports of injuries. According to Civil Defense... Read more...

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Why the Earth’s magnetic poles could be about to swap places – and how it would affect us

27 января 2017 No comments

Why the Earth’s magnetic poles could be about to swap places – and how it would affect us The Earth’s magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field – protecting life from harmful solar radiation by deflecting charged particles away. Far from being constant, this field is continuously changing. Indeed, our planet’s... Read more...

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