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State of emergency in Samothraki after 273 mm (10.7 in) of rain within 3 hours

28 сентября 2017 No comments

State of emergency in Samothraki after 273 mm (10.7 in) of rain within 3 hours Authorities in Greece have declared a state of emergency on the island of Samothraki (Samothrace) after storms caused severe damage to roads, buildings and drinking water supply on Monday and Tuesday, September 25 and 26, 2017. There are no reports of deaths or... Read more...

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Brutal flash floods, landslides hit Turkey, at least one fatality reported

28 сентября 2017 No comments

At least one person has died after heavy rain caused major flash floods and landslides in the Rize region of northeastern Turkey, on September 28, 2017. The person who died was identified in reports as a 40-year-old, Songul Tolan. The incident is reported to have... Read more...

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Rockfall at Yosemite’s El Capitan kills one, injures another, California

28 сентября 2017 No comments

Rockfall at Yosemite's El Capitan kills one, injures another, California A deadly rockfall occurred in Yosemite National Park from El Capitan, a granite monolith above Yosemite Valley at about 13:55 PDT (20:55 UTC) on September 27, 2017. The incident happened at the height of the climbing season. The release point appears to be near the... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 20 – 26, 2017

28 сентября 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between September 20 and 26, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Aoba, Vanuatu | Lopevi, Vanuatu | San Cristobal, Nicaragua |... Read more...

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Canyon Fire rapidly grows to 2 500 acres, 500 homes evacuated, California

27 сентября 2017 No comments

The Canyon Fire was reported on September 25, 2017 at 20:02 UTC (13:02 PDT) 8 km (5 miles) southwest of the city of Corona, Los Angeles County, California along highway 91 in Coal Canyon. Steep and rugged terrain, critically dry fuels and high heat enabled the rapid... Read more...

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Winter is coming to Urals and Siberia with record daily lows

27 сентября 2017 No comments

Winter is coming to Urals and Siberia with record daily lows The winter of 2017/18 announced itself in Urals and Siberia, Russia this week with abnormally cold temperatures, between 3 — 10 °C (5.4 — 18 °F) below average. Anomalously cold weather is affecting the Urals and southern Siberia over the past couple of days... Read more...

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At least 12 dead, 10 missing after landslide hits Rubanda, Uganda

27 сентября 2017 No comments

At least 12 people have died and another 10 are missing after a landslide caused by heavy rains hit the western Ugandan district of Rubanda on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. A police spokesman said early Wednesday that 12 people are confirmed dead. He told Xinhua that... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

26 сентября 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 20:22 UTC on September 26, 2017 (05:22 JST, September 27). The agency is reporting a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 32.4 km... Read more...

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Moderate eruption detected at Cleveland volcano, Alaska

26 сентября 2017 No comments

A moderate, 2-minute-long eruption occurred at Cleveland volcano, Alaska beginning at 01:47 UTC on September 26, 2017. The explosion was detected by seismic and infrasound (air pressure) sensors, the Alaska Volcano Observatory said 02:15 UTC today, adding that... Read more...

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Over 8 000 people evacuated around Aoba (Ambae) volcano, Vanuatu

26 сентября 2017 No comments

Over 8 000 people evacuated around Aoba (Ambae) volcano, Vanuatu More than 8 000 people living near Aoba (Ambae) volcano in Vanuatu were forced to evacuate over the past several days due to increase in volcanic activity. The Vanuatu Government’s Council of Ministers has declared the State of Emergency on Ambae island on... Read more...

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