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Major eruption at Bezymianni volcano, ash to 15.2 km (50 000 feet), Aviation Color Code Red

20 декабря 2017 No comments

A major eruption started at Bezymianni volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 03:41 UTC on December 20, 2017. According to Tokyo VAAC, volcanic ash plume is reaching 15.2 km (50 000 feet) above sea level and drifting NE. In terms of ash cloud height, this is the strongest... Read more...

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Heavy rain, severe flooding hits Oman

18 декабря 2017 No comments

Heavy rain has been affecting northeastern Oman since December 16, 2017, causing severe floods and bringing traffic to a standstill. According to local media reports, as of December 18, three people were reported dead in Saham and Fariq towns and 120 more have been... Read more...

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Rivers overflow in Malawi, flooding hundreds of homes and killing 6

18 декабря 2017 No comments

Six people have been confirmed dead in central Malawi on Sunday, December 17, 2017, after heavy rains that started on Friday caused severe floods. More than 200 homes were affected and over 1 000 people left homeless. Heavy rains also hit the country's north... Read more...

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26 dead, 23 missing, 15k+ stranded an 90k evacuated as Kai-Tak (Urduja) hits the Philippines

17 декабря 2017 No comments

26 dead, 23 missing, 15k+ stranded an 90k evacuated as Kai-Tak (Urduja) hits the Philippines Floods and landslides triggered by slow-moving Tropical Cyclone «Kai-Tak,» locally known as Urduja, killed at least 26 people and left another 23 missing in the Philippines, authorities said Sunday, December 17, 2017. More floods and landslides are... Read more...

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Massive mudslide hits Villa Santa Lucía in southern Chile, leaving 3 dead, 15 missing

17 декабря 2017 No comments

Massive mudslide hits Villa Santa Lucía in southern Chile, leaving 3 dead, 15 missing A massive mudslide tore through a small town of Villa Santa Lucía, Palena Province of Los Lagos Region in southern Chile on Saturday, December 16, 2017, burying a vast swath of the town under mud and debris. At least 3 people have been killed and 15 are... Read more...

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More than 77k evacuated as deadly TS Urduja (Kai-Tak) drops massive rain on Philippines

16 декабря 2017 No comments

More than 77k evacuated as deadly TS Urduja (Kai-Tak) drops massive rain on Philippines A slow-moving Tropical Storm «Urduja,» internationally known as «Kai-Tak,» crawled toward the Philippines over the past couple of days, dropping massive amounts of rain. Urduja made landfall around 06:00 UTC on December 16 in the vicinity of San... Read more...

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Thomas Fire grows to 3rd largest in history of California, new evacuations ordered

16 декабря 2017 No comments

Thomas Fire grows to 3rd largest in history of California, new evacuations ordered The Thomas Fire in California is burning for the 13th day in a row and has now grown to 259 000 acres (104 813 ha), making it the third largest wildfire in the history of California. As of December 16, the fire is only 40% contained and is still growing. One... Read more...

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Strong explosions, lava overflow from Stromboli’s NE crater, Italy

15 декабря 2017 No comments

Strong explosions, lava overflow from Stromboli's NE crater, Italy At least two «stronger than usual» explosions took place at Italy's Stromboli volcano over the past 24 hours. The first explosion took place at 01:30 UTC (December 15) and the second around 10:30 UTC. "A gigantic cloud of smoke was visible from the... Read more...

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Volcanic earthquakes at Kanlaon surge to 1 217, Philippines

15 декабря 2017 No comments

The Kanlaon volcano's seismic network recorded 1 217 volcano earthquakes on December 14, 2017, an uptick from already unusually high 578 recorded on December 13. Wispy emission of white steam-laden plumes were observed coming from the summit crater, PHIVOLCS... Read more...

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Strong and deep M6.5 earthquake hits Java, Indonesia

15 декабря 2017 No comments

Strong and deep M6.5 earthquake hits Java, Indonesia A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit West Java province of Indonesia at 16:47 UTC on December 15, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 91.9 km (57 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 112 km (70 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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