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Major flooding after slow-moving storm hits North Carolina

25 апреля 2017 No comments

Major flooding after slow-moving storm hits North Carolina After causing major flooding in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, a slow-moving storm caused widespread flash flooding in the Raleigh, North Carolina, metro area early Tuesday, April 25, 2017. On Monday, the rains already flooded numerous roads, caused dozens of... Read more...

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Manam volcano eruption alert level raised to three, Papua New Guinea

25 апреля 2017 No comments

Manam volcano eruption alert level raised to three, Papua New Guinea The Rabaul Volcanic Observatory has raised the volcanic eruption alert level for Manam volcano to three, informing Disaster Office officials ni Madang to immediately evacuate the population of the island. The volcano began belching smoke and flames around 09:00 UTC... Read more...

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Storm leaves severe damage across Matthew-stricken Haiti and Jamaica

24 апреля 2017 No comments

Storm leaves severe damage across Matthew-stricken Haiti and Jamaica Heavy rains in the South Department of Haiti, heavily affected by Hurricane «Matthew» last year, caused severe damage between April 20 and 23, 2017. At least six people have lost lives, several houses were completely destroyed and at least 5 000 damaged.... Read more...

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Powerful M7.1 earthquake hits off Chile’s Valparaiso, preventive evacuation

24 апреля 2017 No comments

Powerful M7.1 earthquake hits off Chile's Valparaiso, preventive evacuation Following a series of moderate to strong earthquakes on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23, 2017, a powerful M7.1 earthquake hit the region at 21:38 UTC on April 24. USGS is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). CSN Chile is reporting a preliminary magnitude of... Read more...

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Significant earthquake swarm near the coast of Valparaiso, Chile

23 апреля 2017 No comments

Significant earthquake swarm near the coast of Valparaiso, Chile A series of moderate to strong earthquakes were registered near the coast of Valparaiso, Chile on April 22 and 23, 2017. EMSC is reporting at least 25 earthquakes since 22:46 UTC on Saturday, April 22, 2017, with the strongest registered as M6.0 at a depth 20 km... Read more...

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Rare, pre-season Tropical Storm “Arlene” forms in central Atlantic

21 апреля 2017 No comments

Rare, pre-season Tropical Storm «Arlene» forms in central Atlantic Tropical Storm «Arlene» formed on Thursday, April 20, 2017, as the first tropical storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Arlene comes a month and a half before the official start of the season and follows a recently noticed trend in early starts to... Read more...

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From drought to deluge, preparing for weeks of Katrina-style flooding

21 апреля 2017 No comments

From drought to deluge, preparing for weeks of Katrina-style flooding California has spectacularly emerged from one of its driest periods on record and ended its five-year drought by enduring one of its wettest periods on record. Its reservoirs, lakes, and mountainsides are now brimming with water and snow, though scientists caution... Read more...

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Winter returns to Europe, severe blizzards, widespread frost damage

21 апреля 2017 No comments

As expected, winter has returned to Europe in the middle of spring, bringing huge amounts of snow, blizzard conditions and devastating widespread frost. While this first cold wave will be over soon, another one is already on its way toward central Europe and Balkan... Read more...

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Increased activity at Fuego volcano, Guatemala

21 апреля 2017 No comments

Guatemalan Fuego volcano is exhibiting increased activity today, prompting authorities to restrict access to the volcano. In a special bulletin released April 21, 2017, INSIVUMEH reported an average of 5 to 7 weak to moderate explosions per hour which generate a... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: April 12 – 18, 2017

20 апреля 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between April 12 and 18, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) | Ibu, Halmahera (Indonesia) | Kambalny, Southern Kamchatka (Russia) |... Read more...

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