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Portugal wildfire kills more than 62, most of them in cars

18 июня 2017 No comments

A catastrophic wildfire believed to be caused by a dry thunderstorm has killed more than 62 people near Pedrógão Grande, central Portugal early Sunday, June 18, 2017. Most of them died in cars while trying to escape, officials said. Local media said... Read more...

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Tsunami hits western Greenland, leaving 4 people dead, 9 injured

18 июня 2017 No comments

Tsunami hits western Greenland, leaving 4 people dead, 9 injured A shallow earthquake registered by the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) as M4.0 hit 28 km (17.4 miles) north of the village of Nuugaatsiaq, western coast of Greenland at 01:00 UTC on June 18, 2017 (23:00 local time on June 17). The quake is believed... Read more...

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Energetic sequence of earthquakes in Yellowstone National Park

16 июня 2017 No comments

An energetic sequence of earthquakes is taking place in the Yellowstone National Park, about 13 km (8 miles) north-northeast of the town of West Yellowstone, Montana, The University of Utah Seismograph Stations, a Yellowstone Volcano Observatory member, reports. The... Read more...

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Major explosive eruption of Bezymianny volcano, ash to 12.2 km (40 000 ft) a.s.l.

16 июня 2017 No comments

A major explosive eruption took place at Russia's Bezymianny volcano at 04:53 UTC on Friday, June 16, 2017. By 05:10 UTC, ash plume from the eruption reached an altitude of 12.2 km (40 000 feet) above sea level and a distance of 40 km (25 miles) NE of the... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: June 7 – 13, 2017

16 июня 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between June 7 and 13, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes New activity/unrest: Bogoslof, Fox Islands (USA) | Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Pavlof, United States |... Read more...

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Death toll from Bangladesh landslides rises to over 150

15 июня 2017 No comments

Numerous landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains have buried thousands of homes and claimed lives of at least 152 people in Bangladesh since Monday, June 12, 2017. Police say many of the dead are from poor tribal communities living in traditional homes in the... Read more...

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Powerful eruption of Sheveluch volcano sends ash to 12 km (39 360 feet) a.s.l.

15 июня 2017 No comments

Powerful eruption of Sheveluch volcano sends ash to 12 km (39 360 feet) a.s.l. A major eruption started at Russia's Sheveluch volcano at 16:20 UTC on June 14, 2017. KVERT reports a plume of ash reached a height of 12 km (39 360 feet) above sea level and warned explosions up to 15 km (49 200 feet) could occur at any time. The Aviation Color... Read more...

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Powerful M6.9 earthquake hits Guatemala – Mexico border region

14 июня 2017 No comments

Powerful M6.9 earthquake hits Guatemala — Mexico border region A powerful earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit Guatemala — Mexico border region at 07:29 UTC (01:29 local time) on June 14, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 111.5 km (69.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 105 km (65 miles). According to... Read more...

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Intense thunderstorm floods central France, 1 missing

14 июня 2017 No comments

A powerful thunderstorm dumped very heavy rain over parts of central France Tuesday afternoon, June 13, 2017, causing severe flash floods. At least one person is missing, presumed dead. Houses were submerged, vehicles swept away, and roads blocked by fallen trees... Read more...

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Winter-like storm sets new records across Nevada

14 июня 2017 No comments

An unusually strong and cold low pressure system caused several daily low temperatures and precipitation records to be set on Monday, June 12, 2017 across central and northern Nevada. On the same day, state's mountainous regions received an estimated 6 — 12... Read more...

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