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Parts of southern Texas receive record-breaking June rainfall, worst flooding since Hurricane “Harvey”

21 июня 2018 No comments

A slow-moving low pressure area dropped record-breaking June rainfall on parts of southern Texas this week, causing the worst flooding this region has seen since Hurricane «Harvey» in August 2017. Some locations have received 127 to 381 mm (5 to 15 inches)... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu

21 июня 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.2 hit Vanuatu at 21:13 UTC on June 21, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 36 km (22.3 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 21.8 km (13.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth... Read more...

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Destructive floods hit capital Accra, Ghana, leaving 3 dead and 4 missing

21 июня 2018 No comments

Heavy rains hit capital Accra, Ghana on June 18, 2018, causing destructive floods across the city and leaving at least 3 people dead and 4 missing. The floods caused chaos across the capital and left many people trapped in their homes and vehicles. Local media... Read more...

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Moderately strong eruption at Telica volcano, Nicaragua

21 июня 2018 No comments

A moderately strong explosion took place at Nicaraguan Telica volcano at 13:08 UTC (07:08 local time) on June 21, 2018. The last eruptive phase of this volcano started on September 23, 2015, and ended May 11, 2016. It had Volcanic Explosivity Index of 2. The volcano... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm under Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano, alert level raised, Chile

20 июня 2018 No comments

Chilean authorities increased the alert level for Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano to Yellow (2 of 4) on June 20, 2018, following increased seismic activity detected under the volcano since the beginning of the month. The last eruptive phase of this volcano... Read more...

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New eruption observed at Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

20 июня 2018 No comments

A small eruption took place at Krakatau volcano, located between Java and Sumatra, on June 19, 2018. The last known eruption of this volcano took place on February 19, 2017. The eruption produced ash that rose a few hundred meters before it dissipated, Volcano... Read more...

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93 tons of dead fish wash up on Sakhalin Island, Russia

19 июня 2018 No comments

An estimated 93 tons of dead fish washed up on Sakhalin Island in Russia, north of Japan last week. «The death scale of the Pacific herring in Piltun Bay is enormous,» a spokesman for the regional NGO Ecological Watch of Sakhalin said. "The death of... Read more...

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Heavy monsoon rain triggers Mon State’s worst floods in 40 years, Myanmar

19 июня 2018 No comments

Record-breaking monsoon rains affecting Myanmar's Mon State since June 16, 2018, triggered landslides and worst floods parts of the state have seen in more than 40 years. At least 16 people have been killed or are missing across the country since 2018 Southwest... Read more...

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State of emergency declared in Wisconsin after severe thunderstorms leave 2 dead, major damage

19 июня 2018 No comments

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker declared a state of emergency in Douglas, Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, and Iron counties on Monday, June 18, 2018, after severe thunderstorms beginning Saturday night dumped as much as 254 mm (10 inches) of rain on the already... Read more...

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Deadly floods hit Abidjan after intense overnight rain, Ivory Coast

19 июня 2018 No comments

Intense rainfall that hit Ivory Coast's economic capital Abidjan (population 5 million) on June 18 and 19, 2018, caused severe flooding in which at least 18 people lost their lives. The country is currently in the middle of its rainy season. Interior Minister... Read more...

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