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Flooding hits parts of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey as rivers overflow

31 марта 2018 No comments

Flooding hits parts of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey as rivers overflow Several rivers in southeastern Europe have broken their banks late March 2018, causing flooding in parts of northern Greece, southeastern Bulgaria, and northwestern Turkey. The Evros (Meriç / Maritsa) River in Greece has been at dangerous levels since March... Read more...

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Heavy floods hit São Paulo, Brazil

31 марта 2018 No comments

Heavy rains affecting São Paulo for the past 5 days caused heavy floods in its southern and eastern parts on March 30, 2018. The municipal districts of Cidade Ademar and Ipiranga in the southern zone announced a state of alert at around 19:00 UTC (16:00 local... Read more...

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Large crack in East African Rift is evidence of continent splitting in two

30 марта 2018 No comments

Large crack in East African Rift is evidence of continent splitting in two A large crack, stretching several kilometers, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area. The Earth is an... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits New Britain, P.N.G.

29 марта 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits New Britain, P.N.G. A very strong earthquake measuring M6.9 on the Richter scale hit New Britain region of Papua New Guinea at 21:25 UTC on March 29, 2018. USGS is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 60 (37.3 miles). This earthquake can have a... Read more...

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Mayon volcano’s status lowered to Alert Level 2, Philippines

29 марта 2018 No comments

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) lowered the Alert Level for Mayon volcano from 3 to 2 on March 29, 2018. The lowering of the alert status from Alert Level 3 to Alert Level 2 signifies the cessation of eruptive activity and the... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: March 21 – 27, 2018

29 марта 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between March 21 and 27, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ambae, Vanuatu | Copahue, Central Chile-Argentina border | Ijen, Eastern Java (Indonesia) |... Read more...

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Avalanches, bad weather isolates Arctic community, Norway

28 марта 2018 No comments

The municipality of Berlevåg, in Norway's Lapland (Finnmark) has been experiencing problems of food deliveries and transport for six consecutive days. An avalanche and heavy snowing blocked the county road leading to the village on Friday, March 23, 2018.... Read more...

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Extremely heavy rain floods Queensland, Australia

27 марта 2018 No comments

Ex-Tropical Cyclone «Nora» dumped extremely heavy rain on parts of Queensland over the past 24 — 48 hours, causing major floods and emergency evacuations. Many locations exceeded or even doubled their March average rainfall. Exceptional rainfall totals... Read more...

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Unusual smell detected in ice cave near Öræfajökull volcano, Iceland

27 марта 2018 No comments

Unusual smell detected in ice cave near Öræfajökull volcano, Iceland An unusual smell was detected in an ice cave known as Kristallinn (Crystal) in Breiðamerkurjökull, Iceland on March 25, 2018. Specialists from the Iceland Met Office are now using equipment to measure for sulfur dioxide and sulfur hydroxide in the cave. ... Read more...

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Explosions at Shinmoedake volcano, first pyroclastic flow, Japan

26 марта 2018 No comments

Explosive eruptions and Kyushu's Shinmoedake volcano on Sunday, March 25, 2018, sent plumes of gas and ash 4.8 km (16 000 feet) above sea level and created first pyroclastic flow since the volcano started erupting at the beginning of the month. Explosive... Read more...

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