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Floods in Assam claim 14 lives, affect 548 086 people in 719 villages, India

19 июня 2018 No comments

Heavy monsoon rains and floods affecting the Indian state of Assam over the past week have claimed lives of 14 people by June 19, 2018. 11 people died due to flooding and 3 due to landslides. According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 548 986... Read more...

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Heavy rain, destructive floods hit Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota

18 июня 2018 No comments

Heavy storms that moved over the Upper Midwest over the weekend dropped record-breaking rain on parts of the region and caused destructive flash flooding. Up to 178 mm (7 inches) of rain fell across northern Houghton County in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on... Read more...

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Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Japan, killing at least 3 and injuring more than 150

18 июня 2018 No comments

Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Japan, killing at least 3 and injuring more than 150 A strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M5.9 hit Osaka, Japan at 22:58 UTC on June 17, 2018 (07:58 JST, June 18), killing at least 3 people and injuring more than 150. The quake hit at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS registered it as M5.3 at a depth of... Read more...

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Strong eruption at Sakurajima volcano, pyroclastic flow, ashfall reported in Kagoshima, Japan

16 июня 2018 No comments

A strong eruption took place from Sakurajima's Minamidake crater volcano at 22:20 UTC on June 15, 2018 (07:20 JST, June 16). The eruption sent ash up to 4.7 km (15 400 feet) above the crater (5.8 km (19 000 feet) above sea level) and produced several pyroclastic... Read more...

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Fernandina volcano erupts, lava flow reaching the ocean, Galapagos

16 июня 2018 No comments

Fernandina volcano erupts, lava flow reaching the ocean, Galapagos A new eruption started at Fernandina volcano (Cerro la Cumbre) in Ecuador around 15:00 UTC on June 16, 2018, IGEPN reports. This large shield volcano is a part of Galapagos volcanic archipelago. Its last eruption occurred in September 2017. The eruption is taking... Read more...

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‘Unprecedented’ 1.8 m (6 feet) of snow this late in June in Labrador, Canada

15 июня 2018 No comments

«Unprecedented» 1.8 m (6 feet) of snow this late in June in Labrador, Canada Canada«s easternmost province of Newfoundland and Labrador is experiencing »anomalously' high June snow this year and frozen lakes, making both locals and meteorologists nickname the month Junuary. Because it looks more like January than June. ... Read more...

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Air quality in Delhi deteriorates beyond severe levels after dust storm sweeps over western India

14 июня 2018 No comments

The air quality in Delhi deteriorated beyond the «severe» level on June 14, 2018, because of a ground-level dust storm in western India that had increased coarser particles in the air, according to data provided by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm detected under Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland

14 июня 2018 No comments

Earthquake swarm detected under Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland A swarm of earthquakes has been detected in the northern part of the Bardarbunga volcano caldera, Iceland on June 14, 2015. The sequence includes M4.9, the strongest quake detected since the end of Bardarbunga's last eruption in 2015. The swarm started with a... Read more...

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June snow in Alaska, Fairbanks temperature drops to coldest so late in the season since 1960

14 июня 2018 No comments

Parts of Alaska experienced yet another round of June snow this week. The temperature in Fairbanks, the largest city in the Interior region of Alaska, dropped to 2.2 °C (36 °F) on June 12, its coldest temperature so late in the season since 1960. Winter... Read more...

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More than 22 killed, dozens injured and thousands marooned as severe storms continue raging across India

14 июня 2018 No comments

Severe storms continue raging across India this week, with more than 22 new lives lost in three states over the past 48 hours. Thirteen people were killed and at least 28 others injured due to powerful dust storms and thunderstorms in different parts of Uttar... Read more...

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