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Several dead in massive South Africa storm, Johannesburg hit hard

10 октября 2017 No comments

Starting on October 9, 2017, people of the South Africa have had to withstand a massive storm, which has caused the immeasurable damage to several provinces, including Gauteng, Mpumalanga, and KwaZulu-Natal, leaving Johannesburg flooded and other major South African... Read more...

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Wildfires raging in Portugal again, at least one person dead

10 октября 2017 No comments

After hottest September in 87 years and temperatures between 32 to 36 °C (89.6 to 96.8 °F) into October, a series of wildfires are again raging in Portugal. At least one person was killed. As of October 9, a total of nine fires are active in the northern... Read more...

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At least 23 killed as floods and landslides hit China, 2.8 million affected

10 октября 2017 No comments

At least 23 killed as floods and landslides hit China, 2.8 million affected At least 23 people have been killed since October 1, 2017 in six Chinese provinces after two waves of heavy rainfall accompanied by strong winds caused floods and landslides. According to China's Ministry of Civil Affairs, the storms caused widespread damage in... Read more...

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Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile at intermediate depth

10 октября 2017 No comments

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile at intermediate depth A strong earthquake registered by the CSN as M6.3 hit Tarapaca, Chile at 06:32 UTC on October 10, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 99.7 km (61.9 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 82.4 km (51.2 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was... Read more...

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Worst wildfires in California’s history, 11 dead, 100 missing, 1500 structures destroyed

10 октября 2017 No comments

Worst wildfires in California's history, 11 dead, 100 missing, 1500 structures destroyed Massive wildfires fanned by strong winds that ignited in Northern California on Sunday, October 8, 2017 are now the worst the state has seen in its history. As of early October 10, at least 11 people have been killed, more than 100 are believed to be missing and... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm detected under Cumbre Vieja volcano, Canary Islands

9 октября 2017 No comments

Earthquake swarm detected under Cumbre Vieja volcano, Canary Islands ​A seismic swarm started under Cumbre Vieja volcano (La Palma) in the Canary Islands on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Authorities said they will increase monitoring the volcano starting October 10 and assign 5 scientists to keep track of the earthquakes. The last... Read more...

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Massive fires in California destroy hundreds of homes, force mass evacuations

9 октября 2017 No comments

​Massive wildfires burning out of control in California since Sunday, October 8, 2017, have destroyed hundreds of homes, caused widespread power outages, forced mass evacuations and shut down major roadways overnight. The series of fires began to ignite Sunday... Read more...

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Increased seismicity, alert level raised for Lewotolo volcano, Indonesia

8 октября 2017 No comments

Increased seismicity, alert level raised for Lewotolo volcano, Indonesia Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for Lewotolo volcano to Level 2 (Alert) on Sunday, October 8, 2017 due to increased seismicity and degassing detected under the volcano since August 2017. The last eruption of this volcano started on January 2, 2012... Read more...

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Strong M6.6 earthquake hits Rat Islands at intermediate depth, Alaska

8 октября 2017 No comments

Strong M6.6 earthquake hits Rat Islands at intermediate depth, Alaska A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit near the Rat Islands, Alaska at 22:34 UTC on October 8, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 111.8 km (69.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 121 km (75 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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Lava effusion in the summit crater of Cleveland volcano, Alaska

8 октября 2017 No comments

Lava effusion in the summit crater of Cleveland volcano, Alaska The eruption of Cleveland volcano and slow growth of a small lava dome in the summit crater of the volcano continues, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reported at 20:00 UTC on Friday, October 6, 2017. Lava effusion in the summit crater was first noted in satellite... Read more...

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