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Multi-day heavy rainfall and flooding event continues in the central and southern U.S.

23 февраля 2018 No comments

Multi-day heavy rainfall and flooding event continues in the central and southern U.S. At least three people have died in widespread floods across central and southern United States over the past couple of days. Friday, February 23 will be another day with heavy rain which will further increase the risk of flash flooding and long-term flooding in the... Read more...

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Deadly landslide hits Java, over a dozen missing

22 февраля 2018 No comments

A deadly landslide hit the Indonesian island of Java on February 22, 2018, after several days of heavy rain. At least 5 people were killed and more than 15 are missing. The landslide hit the village of Pasir Panjang, Brebes district of Central Java around 08:00... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 14 – 20, 2018

22 февраля 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes between February 14 and 20, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Mayon, Luzon (Philippines) | Sinabung, Indonesia. Ongoing activity: Agung, Bali... Read more...

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Widespread flooding hits US South and Midwest, excessive rain continues

21 февраля 2018 No comments

Several days of heavy rainfall and snowmelt caused widespread flooding from parts of US South to Midwest, leading to numerous water rescues and leaving at least one person dead. Excessive rain and areal flooding will continue over the next couple of days, NWS warns.... Read more...

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Yellowstone earthquake swarm in the same area as last summer’s Maple Creek swarm

21 февраля 2018 No comments

Yellowstone earthquake swarm in the same area as last summer's Maple Creek swarm Another seismic swarm is taking place at Yellowstone National Park since February 8, 2018. The swarm started with just a few events per day and intensified on February 15. Earthquake swarms like this account for more than 50% of the seismic activity at Yellowstone,... Read more...

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Europe prepares for powerful Arctic cold blast – ‘Beast from the East’

20 февраля 2018 No comments

Europe prepares for powerful Arctic cold blast — «Beast from the East» A blast of increasingly cold Arctic air, dubbed «Beast from the East,» is arriving to Europe and is expected to hang over a large part of the continent through February and engulf all of it from March 5 for at least a couple of days. Very cold Arctic air... Read more...

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Broome hit by two years’ worth of rain in two months, Western Australia

20 февраля 2018 No comments

The town of Broome in the Kimberley region of Western Australia has officially endured its wettest year on record after just two months in 2018. Although January and February are usually its wettest months, updated figures show Broome was hit more than two... Read more...

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Massive eruption at Sinabung volcano, ash to 16.7 km (55 000 feet) a.s.l.

19 февраля 2018 No comments

Massive eruption at Sinabung volcano, ash to 16.7 km (55 000 feet) a.s.l. A high impact volcanic ash eruption started at Sinabung volcano, Indonesia at 01:53 UTC on Monday, February 19, 2018. Pyroclastic flows traveled 3.5 km (2.1 miles) and 4.9 km (3 miles) from the summit. Ash plume was reaching an altitude of 16.7 km (55 000 feet)... Read more...

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Powerful Arctic cold blast to hit Europe

18 февраля 2018 No comments

Recent Sudden Stratospheric Warming (SSW) event above the North Pole is about to channel in very cold Arctic air into large parts of Europe starting early next week. Very cold weather could extend into early March. "Global models are trending into a powerful... Read more...

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Very strong and shallow M7.2 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico

17 февраля 2018 No comments

Very strong and shallow M7.2 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.2 hit Oaxaca, Mexico at 23:39 UTC (17:39 local time) on February 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 24.7 km (15.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Mexico's... Read more...

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