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Eruption continues at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

30 апреля 2018 No comments

Eruption continues at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion The eruption that started at Piton de la Fournaise volcano in Reunion Island, France continues for the fourth day in a row. This the second eruption of this volcano in 2018. The area is uninhabited and the eruption poses little danger to the locals. The eruption... Read more...

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Severe storm hits Buenos Aires, leaves two dead and 100 000 homes without power, Argentina

30 апреля 2018 No comments

Severe storm hits Buenos Aires, leaves two dead and 100 000 homes without power, Argentina A severe storm with winds blowing over 130 km/h (81 mph), hail, lightning and an average rainfall of 120 mm (4.72 inches) hit Buenos Aires on April 29, 2018, causing heavy flooding and damage. In the county of Tres de Febrero, one of the areas worst hit by the... Read more...

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9 killed as landslide hits Lyuliang City of China’s Shanxi Province

30 апреля 2018 No comments

At least nine people have been killed after a landslide hit north China's Shanxi Province early Monday, April 30, 2018. Authorities said the slide happened around 04:57 local time Monday morning in Caijiazhuang village in Lishi District of Lyuliang City. More... Read more...

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At least six people dead as flash floods hit Algeria

28 апреля 2018 No comments

Six people including two children were killed in 48 hours as flash floods swept away their cars in heavy rainfall over northwest Algeria, rescue services announced on April 26, 2018. Civil defense spokesperson Colonel Farouk Achour told the children and a man died... Read more...

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10 sinkholes open in Ocala, Florida, 8 homes evacuated

27 апреля 2018 No comments

At least 10 new sinkholes formed near a retention pond in the Wynchase at Fore Ranch neighborhood in Ocala, Florida on April 25 and 26, 2018, forcing authorities to evacuate 8 homes. This area is located in Florida«s »Sinkhole Alley.' Some of the... Read more...

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Flash flood kills 10 teenagers in desert as unseasonable storm hits Israel

26 апреля 2018 No comments

Following days of heavy rain and strong winds that killed 2 people in Israel and Palestine on April 25, flash floods claimed lives of 10 more people on April 26, 2018. The Israeli police said an unseasonal storm hit Israel's southern desert on April 26 producing... Read more...

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NWS: New national 24-hr rainfall record potentially set in Waiapa, Hawaii

26 апреля 2018 No comments

NWS: New national 24-hr rainfall record potentially set in Waiapa, Hawaii Preliminary data downloaded from a remote rain gauge in North Kauai, Hawaii indicate that rainfall during the flash flood event on April 14 and 15, 2018 broke the U.S. 24-hour rainfall record. The rain gauge, located in Waipa about 1.6 km (1 mile) west of Hanalei,... Read more...

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Floods kill 72, displace 210 000 across Kenya, dams reaching dangerous levels

26 апреля 2018 No comments

Floods kill 72, displace 210 000 across Kenya, dams reaching dangerous levels Heavy rain and floods affecting Kenya since March 2018 have displaced more than 211 000 people, killed at least 72 and injured 33 across the country. The Kenya Meteorological Department has warned that heavy rains and thunderstorms are expected to continue​ and... Read more...

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Severe weather, flash floods hit Israel and Palestine

26 апреля 2018 No comments

Severe weather, including heavy rain and strong winds, has been affecting Israel and Palestine over the past few days, causing casualties and damages. Two people have been killed by flash floods, one in Mamshit Stream, Negev desert (Southern District/Israel) and one... Read more...

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Floods and landslides leave at least 18 dead in Rwanda

25 апреля 2018 No comments

Floods and landslides leave at least 18 dead in Rwanda According to Rwanda’s Ministry of Disaster Management (MIDIMAR), at least 18 people have died in floods and landslides from April 23 to 24, 2018. «Eighteen people passed on due to disasters caused by heavy rains in the night of April 23,» MIDIMAR... Read more...

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