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‘Dramatic’ flash floods kill 2, directly affect 2 280 in West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

21 ноября 2017 No comments

Two people have been killed and 2 280 directly affected after flash floods hit West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia on Sunday, November 19, 2017. According to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the national disaster agency, dramatic flash floods in East Lombok... Read more...

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Heavy rain wreaks havoc across Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

21 ноября 2017 No comments

Heavy rain is wreaking havoc across Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, stranding drivers on flooded roads and delaying school classes at least until Thursday. The Centre for Crises and Disasters in Makkah Region closed a number of roads in Jeddah... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near Wallis and Futuna, Pacific Ocean

20 ноября 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near Wallis and Futuna, Pacific Ocean A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near Wallis and Futuna, Pacific Ocean at 18:51 UTC on November 20, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.7 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). According to the... Read more...

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‘Serious temperature anomaly’ in parts of Siberia, Russia

20 ноября 2017 No comments

A Siberian High, also known as Siberian Anticyclone, caused serious temperature anomaly Central Siberia on November 18, 2017, causing average daily temperatures to drop 10 — 12 °C (18 — 21.6 °F) below the climatic norm. Over the past couple of days,... Read more...

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Very strong M7.0 earthquake hits New Caledonia, tsunami warning issued

19 ноября 2017 No comments

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.0 hit Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 22:43 UTC on November 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 25 km (15.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is the... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

19 ноября 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 09:25 UTC (20:25 local time) on November 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 25.3 km (15.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2... Read more...

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Alert raised for Iceland’s Öræfajökull volcano, last eruption was in 1728

18 ноября 2017 No comments

A new ice-cauldron has formed this week within the Öræfajökull volcano caldera, prompting the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) to raise the aviation color code for the volcano to yellow. The last eruptive episode of this volcano started in... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits SW China / India border region

18 ноября 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits SW China / India border region A strong and shallow earthquake registered by CENC (China) as M6.9 hit Milein County, Nyingchi City, Tibet (SW China / India border region) at 22:34 UTC on November 17, 2017 (06:34 local time, November 18). Both USGS and EMSC report it as M6.3 at a depth of 10 km... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Izu Islands region, Japan

16 ноября 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Izu Islands region, Japan A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.2 hit Izu Islands region, Japan at 09:43 UTC (18:43 JST) on November 16, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). USGS is reporting M5.8 at a depth of 71 km (44 miles), EMSC M5.8 at a... Read more...

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Drought in Somalia kills up to 75% of livestock, pre-famine alert issued

15 ноября 2017 No comments

Severe drought is having a devastating impact on people in the Horn of Africa. 750 000 people have been newly displaced just in Somalia. For agropastoralists in Somalia losing their animals is a telltale sign of trouble ahead. In many parts of the country, rains... Read more...

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