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Thousands rescued as severe floods hit southeast China

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At least 4 people have been killed and thousands evacuated after heavy rain caused severe floods in southeast China over the past couple of days. Last week, record-breaking rain caused major flooding in parts of Guangdong Province, affecting nearly 9 000 people.... Read more...

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Sheveluch erupts ash up to 10 km (33 000 feet), Aviation Color Code Red

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Yet another powerful eruption occurred at Russia's Sheveluch volcano at 07:05 UTC on May 16, 2017. The eruption sent ash up to 10 km (33 000) above sea level, according to the Tokyo VAAC. KVERT reported the eruption was accompanied by pyroclastic flows,... Read more...

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A giant lava lamp inside the Earth might be flipping the planet’s magnetic field

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A giant lava lamp inside the Earth might be flipping the planet’s magnetic field If you could travel back in time 41 000 years to the last ice age, your compass would point south instead of north. That’s because for a period of a few hundred years, the Earth’s magnetic field was reversed. Magnetic reversals have happened repeatedly... Read more...

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