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Divers caught in underwater sandstorm as M5.9 earthquake hits Philippines

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Divers caught in underwater sandstorm as M5.9 earthquake hits Philippines A video captured by Jan Paul Rodriguez shows an underwater sandstorm produced by an earthquake doublet near Batangas, Philippines on Saturday, April 8, 2017. An earthquake swarm has been going on near Batangas since April 4 when a M5.1 earthquake struck 5 km (3.1... Read more...

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The world’s five deadliest volcanoes… and why they’re so dangerous

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The world’s five deadliest volcanoes… and why they’re so dangerous Since 1600, 278 880 people have been killed by volcanic activity, with many of these deaths attributed to secondary hazards associated with the main eruption. Starvation killed 92 000 following the 1815 Tambora eruption in Indonesia, for example, and a volcanic... Read more...

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Major flash flooding in Paraguay’s Itapúa after dam breach

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A major flash flooding event took place in Paraguay's Itapúa department on April 9, 2017, after an old dam at the San Benito lake collapsed, breaking the Graneros del Sur road in two. This was just one of three flash flood events in the south of the... Read more...

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Large group of tourists evacuated from Costa Rica’s Poas volcano

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Large group of tourists evacuated from Costa Rica's Poas volcano Increased volcanic activity at Costa Rica's Poas volcano on Sunday, April 9, 2017, forced authorities to evacuate a large group of tourists. The last eruptive activity of this volcano was reported in July 2016. According to the park rangers, the evacuation took... Read more...

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Models suggest unusually significant cold outbreak in Europe

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Both GFS and ECMWF models are suggesting Europe will be hit by two unusually significant cold outbreaks for this time of year starting next week. If this happens, below freezing temperatures would result in a lot of damage to agriculture and push the storm season... Read more...

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