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Largest earthquakes since 2014 – 15 eruption hit Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland

27 октября 2017 No comments

Largest earthquakes since 2014 — 15 eruption hit Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland Over the past 48 hours, the Bardarbunga volcanic complex has been hit by 18 earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 0.2 to 4.7, according to data provided by the Icelandic Met Office at 17:55 UTC, October 27, 2017. The last eruption of this volcano started in... Read more...

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DR Congo: One of the most severe cholera epidemics in years continues

27 октября 2017 No comments

DR Congo: One of the most severe cholera epidemics in years continues Doctors Without Borders, an international humanitarian organization, has treated more than 18 000 cholera patients across the Democratic Republic of Congo this year. One of the main reasons why cholera has increased in such a way this year is the drought that has... Read more...

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Widespread damage, 3 dead and several missing after floods hit eastern Bulgaria

26 октября 2017 No comments

At least three people have died and several are still missing after an intense storm swept through several parts of eastern Bulgaria late Tuesday into Wednesday, October 25, causing floods, mudslides and widespread damage. More heavy rain is expected in the affected... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 18 – 24, 2017

25 октября 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between October 18 and 24, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Aoba, Vanuatu | Kirishimayama, Kyushu (Japan) | Tinakula, Solomon... Read more...

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Record-high October temperatures hit California

25 октября 2017 No comments

Record-high October temperatures hit California A record-breaking heat is expected to continue affecting California for the third day in a row today. While more records could fall on Thursday, October 26, the temperatures are expected to return to normal for the season by the end of the week. Hot and dry Santa... Read more...

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Eruption continues at Tinakula, water contaminated, people living on coconuts

25 октября 2017 No comments

Eruption continues at Tinakula, water contaminated, people living on coconuts The Tinakula volcano in Solomon Islands continues erupting for the fifth day in a row after it burst into life October 20, 2017. Heavy ashfall has already contaminated water supplies on nearby islands, but since the area is a no-fly-zone, residents will need to wait... Read more...

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Strong, very deep M6.7 earthquake hits off the coast of Indonesia

24 октября 2017 No comments

Strong, very deep M6.7 earthquake hits off the coast of Indonesia A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit off the coast of Indonesia at 10:47 UTC on October 24, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 549.2 km (341.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 550 km (341.7 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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Typhoon “Lan” slams into Japan, leaves at least 4 dead, extensive flooding

23 октября 2017 No comments

Typhoon «Lan» slams into Japan, leaves at least 4 dead, extensive flooding Typhoon «Lan» made landfall at Shizuoka Prefecture, some 175 km (110 miles) southwest of Tokyo at 18:00 UTC on Sunday, October 22, 2017 (03:00 JST, October 23), side-sweeping the capital, bringing heavy rain and wind gusts up to 198 km/h (123 mph). The... Read more...

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Saline lakes around the world shrinking at alarming rates

23 октября 2017 No comments

Saline lakes around the world shrinking at alarming rates Saline lakes around the world are shrinking in size at alarming rates. Lakes like Utah«s Great Salt Lake, Asia»s Aral Sea, the Dead Sea in Jordan and Israel, China«s huge Lop Nur and Bolivia»s Lake Popo are just a few that are in peril. These lakes... Read more...

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Sudden strong explosion at Stromboli volcano, Italy

23 октября 2017 No comments

A strong explosion occurred at Stromboli volcano, Italy at 14:04 UTC on Monday, October 23, 2017, ejecting bombs on a vast area around the crater. There were no people near the volcano at the time of the explosion and there are no reports of damage or injuries. ... Read more...

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