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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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Unusual ‘killer’ frost hits the Maritimes as temperatures plunge to -4 °C (24.8 °F), Canada

7 июня 2018 No comments

Crops across the Canadian Maritimes sustained widespread damage after a sharp plunge in spring temperatures caused unusual «killer» frost. On the same day, a rare June snow accompanied by frigid wind chills hit Newfoundland. Environmental Canada issued yet... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm detected under dormant Parinacota volcano, Chile-Bolivia

7 июня 2018 No comments

A seismic swarm has been detected under Parinacota stratovolcano along the Chile-Bolivia border on June 6, 2018, Sernageomin reports. There are no known historical eruptions of this volcano. However, Helium surface-exposure dates have been obtained for eruptions... Read more...

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New pyroclastic flow at Fuego, death toll jumps to 75, nearly 200 missing, Guatemala

6 июня 2018 No comments

A new pyroclastic flow descended down the southeastern flank of Guatemala«s Fuego volcano on June 5, 2018. Ash plume rose to approximately 6 km (20 000 feet) above sea level. The death toll from Fuego»s eruption on June 3 reached 75 late June 5, with 192... Read more...

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Hundreds more homes destroyed as lava covers most of Kapoho, Hawaii

6 июня 2018 No comments

Hundreds more homes destroyed as lava covers most of Kapoho, Hawaii Nearly 200 homes were destroyed by lava over the past 48 hours, bringing the total number to nearly 300 since Kilauea begun erupting on May 3, 2018. «It is safe to say that hundreds of homes were lost,» Janet Snyder, a spokeswoman for Hawaii County said... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: May 30 – June 5, 2018

6 июня 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between May 30 and June 5, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 9 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Fuego, Guatemala | Kerinci, Indonesia | Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands (USA) | Merapi, Central... Read more...

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Melbourne records its coldest start to winter since 1982, Australia

6 июня 2018 No comments

Coastal capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria — Melbourne (population 4.8 million) — has recorded its coldest start to June since 1982, according to data provided by Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Officials blame a pattern of weather that... Read more...

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Temperature at Mt Ruapehu Crater Lake is rising along with an increase in volcanic tremor, New Zealand

6 июня 2018 No comments

The temperature at Te Wai ā-moe (Crater Lake) at New Zealand's Mount Ruapehu is rising along with an increase in volcanic tremor, GNS Science reported June 6, 2018. While this is consistent with minor volcanic unrest behavior, it is a useful reminder that... Read more...

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