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States of emergency as rivers reach record levels, Croatia

19 марта 2018 No comments

Croatia is still battling major river levels after warm weather followed by heavy rains caused rapid melt of record-breaking snow that fell during Arctic cold outbreak at the end of February. States of emergency were declared over the weekend in several areas,... Read more...

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Widespread floods hit Kenya, at least 19 killed and scores injured

18 марта 2018 No comments

Three days of heavy rain caused widespread flooding across Kenya this week, killing at least 19 people and injuring and displacing scores of others. Heavy rains are expected to continue for at least 5 more days. The deaths happened as flood and river waters hit... Read more...

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Ambae volcano alert level raised to Level 3, Vanuatu

18 марта 2018 No comments

Ambae volcano alert level raised to Level 3, Vanuatu The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) has raised the Alert Level for Ambae volcano from Level 2 to Level 3 (on a scale of 1 to 5) on Sunday, March 18, 2018. The volcano is in the minor eruption state and the activity is confined inside the Lake... Read more...

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Major wildfires rage in Australia, killing cattle and destroying homes

18 марта 2018 No comments

Bush and grass fires rage in Australia's state of Victoria on Sunday, March 18, 2018, as hot and blustery conditions continue affecting the region. The fires are expected to get larger in size before firefighters place them under control. Dozens of fires in... Read more...

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Deadly hailstorm hits Lesotho, southern Africa

17 марта 2018 No comments

An intense hailstorm hit Lesotho's southern district of Quthing on March 14, 2018, leaving a trail of destruction and at least 5 people dead. The storm that hit the kingdom on Wednesday, March 14 smashed windows on many cars, homes and other structures, killed... Read more...

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Hackett Financial Advisors: We’re going to have to come up with new ways of growing food

16 марта 2018 No comments

In a recent interview with AgWeb, the president and CEO of Hackett Financial Advisors, Shawn Hackett, explains why he thinks our civilization will have to come up with new ways of growing food over the next 5 years. "Things are happening that haven’t... Read more...

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Kick ’em Jenny update: earthquakes slowing, alert level remains at Orange

15 марта 2018 No comments

There has been a significant slowing of Kick 'em Jenny earthquakes between March 12 and 15, The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center (UWI SRC) reports. However, activity at the volcano has seen such lulls before, without it signaling the end of... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: March 7 – 13, 2018

15 марта 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between March 7 and 13, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kick 'em Jenny, North of Grenada | Kirishimayama, Kyushu (Japan) | Turrialba, Costa Rica.... Read more...

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Landslide destroys 6 homes in Hrvatska Kostajnica, Croatia

13 марта 2018 No comments

Heavy floods and landslides are affecting parts of central Croatia two weeks after record-breaking snow paralyzed the region. At this time, the worst affected is the city of Hrvatska Kostajnica (population 2 700) where heavy floods and landslides resulted in the... Read more...

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Dzud kills more than 700 000 animals so far this year, Mongolia

13 марта 2018 No comments

Dzud kills more than 700 000 animals so far this year, Mongolia More than 700 000 animals have died in Mongolia this year due to dzud, a brutal natural disaster unique to Mongolia where a summer drought combines with a harsh winter and vast numbers of livestock die from either starvation or cold. As of March 7, snowfall covered... Read more...

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