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More than 15 000 affected as floods and landslides hit Guatemala

31 января 2018 No comments

Heavy rain is affecting Guatemala since January 26, causing floods, landslides and damage. At least 15 200 people are affected and 258 evacuated. No fatalities or injuries have been reported. According to CONRED, as of January 31, 258 people were evacuated in Alta... Read more...

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Hindu Kush, Afghanistan

31 января 2018 No comments

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Hindu Kush, Afghanistan A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Hindu Kush region, northern Afghanistan at 07:07 UTC on January 31, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 191.2 km (118.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 189 km (117 miles). According to the... Read more...

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Gaua volcano alert level raised, major unrest reported

31 января 2018 No comments

The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) raised the Volcanic Alert Level of Gaua volcano from Level 1 to Level 2 on January 31, 2018. The decision restricts visitors from approaching the volcanic cone. A long period of dormancy of this volcano ended... Read more...

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Unnamed tropical low devastates Western Australia’s north, drops massive rain

31 января 2018 No comments

Ex-tropical cyclones Hilda and Joyce both hit Kimberly coast, Western Australia's sparsely populated northern region in the past 35 days but an unnamed tropical low that hit the region this week exceeded both named storms in terms of rain and wind. It brought... Read more...

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Alert level raised for Zaozan volcano in Japan, its last eruption was in 1940

30 января 2018 No comments

Alert level raised for Zaozan volcano in Japan, its last eruption was in 1940 The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has raised the alert level for Zaozan volcano in northern Honshu from 1 to 2 on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, following a number of volcanic tremors and a slight inflation of ground in one area. Mount Zao is a popular tourist... Read more...

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Significant ashfall around Mayon volcano after energetic lava effusion and pyroclastic flows

30 января 2018 No comments

Significant ashfall around Mayon volcano after energetic lava effusion and pyroclastic flows A significant ashfall was reported in the municipalities of Camalig and Guinobatan in the province of Albay, Philippines shortly before 13:00 UTC on January 29, 2018, after energetic lava effusion started at Mayon volcano with sporadic lava fountaining events and... Read more...

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Melbourne’s wettest January day since 2004 after 95 000 homes lose power during heatwave

30 января 2018 No comments

Melbourne's wettest January day since 2004 after 95 000 homes lose power during heatwave More than 95 000 homes in and around Melbourne, Australia lost power late Sunday afternoon, January 28, 2018, as the state of Victoria endured one of its hottest days of the summer so far. The heat soon turned into biggest January deluge the city has seen since... Read more...

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First snow in 50 years hits southern Morocco, exceptional snowfall paralyzes the country

30 января 2018 No comments

First snow in 50 years hits southern Morocco, exceptional snowfall paralyzes the country Following unprecedented road conditions across Morocco on January 20, 2018, when 5 000 km (3 100 miles) of roads were closed due to what authorities described as «exceptional» snowfall, heavy snow arrived to the country's southern regions on January 29,... Read more...

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Eruptive activity at Ambae volcano continues at major unrest state, Vanuatu

29 января 2018 No comments

Eruptive activity at Ambae volcano continues at major unrest state, Vanuatu The volcanic activity at Aoba (Ambae) volcano in Vanuatu continues at major unrest state and the Alert Level continues at Level 2, the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department said in a special bulletin No1 issued January 29, 2018. The current eruption is... Read more...

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Tropical Cyclone “Fehi” forms near New Caledonia, heading toward New Zealand

29 января 2018 No comments

Tropical Cyclone «Fehi» forms near New Caledonia, heading toward New Zealand Tropical Cyclone «Fehi» formed late Sunday, January 28, 2018 (UTC) just west of New Caledonia as the first named storm of the 2017/18 South Pacific tropical cyclone season. Fehi is expected to produce heavy rain over New Caledonia and the Vanuatu group... Read more...

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