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Katla volcano alert raised, glacial outburst flood ongoing in Múlakvísl river

29 июля 2017 No comments

Katla volcano alert raised, glacial outburst flood ongoing in Múlakvísl river A glacial outburst flood started in Iceland's Múlakvísl river around midnight UTC on July 29, 2017. Electrical conductivity is now measured around 580µS/cm and has increased rapidly the last hour, Icelandic Met Office (IMO) reported 10:14 UTC... Read more...

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Typhoon “Nesat” slams into Taiwan, Haitang approaching from the south

29 июля 2017 No comments

Typhoon «Nesat» slams into Taiwan, Haitang approaching from the south Typhoon «Nesat» made landfall at Su'ao in the northeastern county of Yilan, Taiwan at 11:10 UTC (19:10 local time) on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The typhoon is being followed by Tropical Storm «Haitang,» which formed earlier today and is now on... Read more...

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Violent hail storm bombards Istanbul, leaves at least 10 injured

28 июля 2017 No comments

A severe storm hit Istanbul, Turkey's most populated city, on Thursday, July 27, 2017, with heavy rain, strong winds and hail stones up to 9 cm (3.5 inches) wide. The storm caused widespread damage and injured at least 10 people. The city was hit by a similar... Read more...

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Indian monsoons have strengthened over past 15 years

28 июля 2017 No comments

A 50-year dry spell has reversed, with more rain to come. An MIT study published today in Nature Climate Change finds that the Indian summer monsoons, which bring rainfall to the country each year between June and September, have strengthened in the last 15 years... Read more...

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Small tsunami hits Caribbean Colombia, underwater landslide likely cause

27 июля 2017 No comments

Small tsunami hits Caribbean Colombia, underwater landslide likely cause Colombian General Maritime Directorate (Dimar) reports an unusual rise in sea level (50 cm / 1.6 feet) took place around 13:20 UTC (08:20 local time) on July 19, 2017, causing flooding in different parts of the coast near Santa Marta on the country's Caribbean... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: July 19 – 25, 2017

27 июля 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between July 19 and 25, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) | Planchon-Peteroa, Central Chile-Argentina... Read more...

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New wildfire forces 10 000 people to evacuate, southern France

26 июля 2017 No comments

A new wildfire broke out in southern France overnight Wednesday, July 26, 2017, forcing at least 10 000 people to evacuate. The latest fire comes a day after France asked for help from the rest of Europe to tackle the flames already raging in the tinder-dry south,... Read more...

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Widespread flash floods hit Las Vegas Valley, Nevada

26 июля 2017 No comments

Severe thunderstorms produced heavy rain over portions of the Las Vegas Valley on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, causing widespread flash floods. There are reports of as much as 60 cm (2 feet) of water in the Elk Ridge and cars were not able to enter or exit that... Read more...

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Unprecedented rainfall: Desert state of Rajasthan records 1466 mm (57.7 inches) in 48 hours

26 июля 2017 No comments

Unprecedented rainfall: Desert state of Rajasthan records 1466 mm (57.7 inches) in 48 hours Mount Abu weather station in Sirohi district of India's desert state of Rajasthan received an unprecedented amount of rain on July 25 and 26 with a staggering cumulative of 1 466 mm (57.7 inches) on top of 700 mm (25.5 inches) received on July 23 and 24. While... Read more...

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More than 115 000 displaced after widespread flooding hits Myanmar

25 июля 2017 No comments

More than 115 000 displaced after widespread flooding hits Myanmar Widespread flooding across Myanmar has left more than 115 000 people displaced and caused at least two deaths, officials said Monday, July 24, 2017. Water levels have risen steadily since unrelenting monsoon rains started affecting the country in early July.... Read more...

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