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Heavy flooding leaves more than 500 000 people without drinking water, Costa Rica

13 октября 2017 No comments

Heavy flooding across Costa Rica has displaced thousands and disrupted critical water and sanitation services, leaving more than 500 000 people without drinking water across the country, according to International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies.... Read more...

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Worst floods in years hit Vietnam, death toll rises to 54 as another storm approaches

13 октября 2017 No comments

Worst floods in years hit Vietnam, death toll rises to 54 as another storm approaches The death toll caused by the latest round of severe flooding across central and northern Vietnam has risen to 54 and the number of missing to 39, country's disaster agency said Friday, October 13. This is the fourth wave of severe flooding to hit Vietnam in... Read more...

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Volcanic activity at Ambrym continues at minor levels, alert level remains at 3

13 октября 2017 No comments

Volcanic activity at Ambrym continues at minor levels, alert level remains at 3 The volcanic activity at Ambrym is continuing at the level of minor eruption state and its Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 3, the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) reported on October 13, 2017. The volcanic activity is highly likely to go... Read more...

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40 killed, 22 missing after heavy rain, floods and landslides hit Vietnam

12 октября 2017 No comments

At least 40 people have been killed and 22 remain missing after Tropical Depression 23W dumped heavy rain and triggered floods and landslides across central and northern Vietnam. The death toll is currently one of the highest ever recorded in Vietnam caused by... Read more...

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Ophelia is 10th consecutive Atlantic hurricane – tying the all-time record set in 1878

12 октября 2017 No comments

Ophelia is 10th consecutive Atlantic hurricane — tying the all-time record set in 1878 Ophelia became a hurricane on October 11, 2017 thus becoming the 10th consecutive Atlantic named storm to reach hurricane status, tying the all-time record set in 1878 and equaled in 1886 and 1893, according to Dr. Philip Klotzbach, a meteorologist at CSU... Read more...

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Durban, South Africa receives record-breaking rain, 8 people dead

11 октября 2017 No comments

A supercell thunderstorm swept through South Africa«s KwaZulu-Natal Province on October 10, 2017, dropping unprecedented rain on Durban, the region»s main city and home to one of the busiest ports in Africa. At least 6 people were killed in Durban and 2 in... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 4 – 10, 2017

11 октября 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between October 4 and 10, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Aoba, Vanuatu | Lewotolo, Lomblen Island (Indonesia). Ongoing... Read more...

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Shinmoedake volcano starts erupting after 6 years of quiescence, Japan

11 октября 2017 No comments

Shinmoedake volcano starts erupting after 6 years of quiescence, Japan Following increased seismic activity detected since September 23, 2017, Shinmoedake volcano (Kirishimayama) in Kyushu, Japan started erupting at 20:34 UTC on October 10, 2017, coating nearby cities and towns in a thin layer of ash. The last eruption of this volcano... Read more...

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Powerful eruption of Sheveluch volcano, ash up to 10.4 km (34 000 feet) a.s.l.

11 октября 2017 No comments

A powerful eruption started at Sheveluch volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 23:29 UTC on October 10, 2017 and lasted 20 minutes. According to the Tokyo VAAC, the volcanic cloud reached a height of 10.4 km (34 000 feet) above sea level at 23:50 UTC and drifted to the... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Bouvet Island region

10 октября 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Bouvet Island region A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Bouvet Island region, South Atlantic Ocean at 18:53 UTC on October 10, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is the second M6+ earthquake within 24 hours. The epicenter was... Read more...

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