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Orange snow carpets parts of eastern Europe

26 марта 2018 No comments

Orange snow carpets parts of eastern Europe Parts of eastern Europe, especially mountainous regions in Ukraine, Russia, Moldova, Bulgaria and Romania, transformed into Mars-like landscape on March 23 — 25, 2018 as sand and dust from desert storms in northern Africa caused snow to turn orange. According to... Read more...

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Two missing, dozens rescued after flash floods hit California

26 марта 2018 No comments

Two people are missing in California's Mariposa County after heavy rain caused dangerous flash floods rushing through the region. Police said the two persons, one male and one female, went missing in two separate incidents after a three-day storm dumped heavy... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

26 марта 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 09:51 UTC on March 26, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 41 km (25.5 miles). EMSC is... Read more...

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Floods, havoc as month’s worth of rain falls in one day, Gauteng Province, South Africa

25 марта 2018 No comments

A severe storm hit Gauteng Province, South Africa on March 22, 2018, bringing heavy rain and strong winds, downing trees and causing traffic problems. Parts of the region recorded more than a month’s worth of rain in 24 hours. The worst hit were surrounding... Read more...

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Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Banda Sea, Indonesia

25 марта 2018 No comments

Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Banda Sea, Indonesia A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Banda Sea, Indonesia at 20:14 UTC on March 25, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 171.5 km (106.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 176 km (109 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was... Read more...

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Southeast Indian Ridge

24 марта 2018 No comments

Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Southeast Indian Ridge A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Southeast Indian Ridge at 19:58 UTC on March 24, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 0 km. According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

24 марта 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 11:23 UTC on March 24, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 35.8 km (22.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 70 km (43.5 miles). This earthquake is... Read more...

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Mass whale stranding at Hamelin Bay in Western Australia

23 марта 2018 No comments

Some 150 whales were found stranded on a beach at Hamelin Bay in Western Australia on Friday morning, March 23, 2018. The event prompted major rescue effort, but only 15 of them remain alive. Only about 15 of the 150 short-finned pilot whales that stranded at... Read more...

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Toxic gases released from Kawah Ijen injure 24 people, evacuations ordered

22 марта 2018 No comments

Toxic gases released from Kawah Ijen injure 24 people, evacuations ordered Kawah Ijen volcano located in the Ijen volcano complex at the eastern end of Java, Indonesia, released toxic gases on March 21, 2018, injuring 24 people. The incident started around 19:00 local time and peaked around 21:00. Authorities said 30 people were exposed to... Read more...

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Severe flooding in São Paulo kills 3, leaves 1 000 displaced

22 марта 2018 No comments

Heave rains struck São Paulo, Brazil on March 20, 2018, destroying homes and property, leaving 3 people dead and over 1 000 displaced. The storm approached São Paulo on Tuesday afternoon, bringing lightning, rain and high winds to the area. Emergency... Read more...

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