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Kilauea destroys 600 homes, marking its most destructive eruption in modern times

8 июня 2018 No comments

Kilauea destroys 600 homes, marking its most destructive eruption in modern times The number of homes destroyed by lava has reached 600 since Kilauea started erupting on May 3, 2018, marking its most destructive eruption in modern times and the most destructive in the United States since the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. The number... Read more...

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Gulf of Mexico hypoxic ‘dead zone’ forecasted to exceed 17 250 square km (6 660 square miles)

8 июня 2018 No comments

Gulf of Mexico hypoxic «dead zone» forecasted to exceed 17 250 square km (6 660 square miles) The June 2018 forecast of the size of the hypoxic zone also known as the «dead zone» in the northern Gulf of Mexico for late July 2018 is that it will cover 17 250 km2 (6,660 mi2) of the bottom of the continental shelf off Louisiana and Texas. The 95%... Read more...

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With 182 000 lightning strikes in May, France doubles its record, 4 killed in recent storms

8 июня 2018 No comments

With 182 000 lightning strikes in May 2018, France has almost doubled its previous record figure for the same month set in 2009. Four lives were lost over the past two weeks. The storms brought a record number of lightning strikes as well as record amounts of rain... Read more...

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