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Worst frost since 1977 caused extensive damage to Victorian crops, Australia

24 ноября 2017 No comments

Worst frost since 1977 caused extensive damage to Victorian crops, Australia A late spring cold snap ripped through western and central Victoria this month, causing extensive agricultural damage. Older farmers in the region say it was «the worst frost since 1977.» Agriculture Victoria’s southwest grains regional manager Rob... Read more...

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Skagit River reaches major flood level, highest since 2006, Washington

24 ноября 2017 No comments

After a week of relentless rain, the Skagit River near the city of Mount Vernon in Washington reached major flood levels of 9.7 m (32 feet) at 22:00 PST on Thursday, November 23, 2017 (06:00 UTC, November 24). Flood stage is at 8.5 m (28 feet). Flooding closed more... Read more...

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Aftershocks following rare and destructive M5.4 quakes in South Korea

23 ноября 2017 No comments

Aftershocks following rare and destructive M5.4 quakes in South Korea Following rare M5.4 earthquake on September 12, 2017, southeastern Republic of Korea was hit by another M5.4 on November 15, making these the two largest earthquakes to hit the country since Global CMT and USGS ANSS catalogs began recording in 1977. At least 58... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: November 15 – 21, 2017

23 ноября 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between November 15 and 21, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Oraefajokull, Iceland | Sarychev Peak, Matua Island (Russia).... Read more...

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Cumbria in chaos as floods close roads and schools, strand vehicles

22 ноября 2017 No comments

Cumbria in chaos as floods close roads and schools, strand vehicles Heavy rain hit parts of northern England on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, causing traffic chaos and closing schools. The worst hit so far is Cumbria county. Traffic across Cumbria was brought to a standstill Wednesday afternoon after heavy rain flooded roads,... Read more...

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Robust steaming, elevated seismicity at Great Sitkin volcano, Alaska

22 ноября 2017 No comments

Robust steaming, elevated seismicity at Great Sitkin volcano, Alaska The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) has raised the Aviation Color Code and Volcano Alert Level to Yellow/Advisory on November 22, 2017, after recent reports of robust steaming and a several month period of elevated earthquake activity. Historical eruptions have... Read more...

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Massive sinkhole opens near Coromandel in Minas Gerais, Brazil

22 ноября 2017 No comments

Massive sinkhole opens near Coromandel in Minas Gerais, Brazil A massive sinkhole opened up on a farm near Alegre district in the municipality of Coromandel, Minas Gerais, Brazil this month. The region is known for its susceptible limestone. The hole was discovered early November 6 by employees of a farm in which it opened.... Read more...

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More than 130 quakes after M4.6 NE of Gonzales, California

22 ноября 2017 No comments

More than 130 quakes after M4.6 NE of Gonzales, California Following a M4.6 earthquake that hit just NE of Gonzales, California on November 13, 2017, the USGS has registered more than 130 aftershocks within the 5 km (3.1 miles) of the epicenter. Although most of those aftershocks weren't felt by the Central Coast, the... Read more...

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5.7 million pounds of air pollution released in Texas after Harvey landfall

21 ноября 2017 No comments

5.7 million pounds of air pollution released in Texas after Harvey landfall According to reports filed by companies to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), 2.6 million kg (5.7 million pounds) of hazardous chemicals were released into the air by chemical plants, oil refineries, and industrial facilities from August 23 to... Read more...

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Eruption at Agung volcano, Bali, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange

21 ноября 2017 No comments

Eruption at Agung volcano, Bali, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange A small-scale eruption started at Agung volcano, Bali at 09:05 UTC (17:05 WITA) on November 21, 2017, forcing authorities to raise the Aviation Color Code from Yellow to Orange. The best estimate of the ash-cloud top is around 3 842 m (12 294 feet) above sea level.... Read more...

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