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Active volcanoes in the world: January 25 – 31, 2017

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New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between 25 and 31, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Chirinkotan, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Erta Ale, Ethiopia | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Takawangha,... Read more...

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Severe snowstorms hit Iran, at least 9 killed in avalanches

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A raging blizzard affecting much of Iran over the past couple of days has claimed lives of at least 9 people by February 1. Fatal avalanches started on Sunday, January 26, 2017. According to Tehran Times, snowstorms are affecting 24 Iranian provinces since January... Read more...

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444 fatal landslides and 2 250 casualties in 2016

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444 fatal landslides and 2 250 casualties in 2016 According to Dr. Dave Petley, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Research and Innovation at the University of Sheffield, who has been collecting data on the human cost of landslides since 2002, the dataset for 2016 suggests that it was a bad year in terms of the number of... Read more...

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