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Over 570 dead as monsoon rains flood India, country-wide monsoon deficiency remains at 5%

30 июля 2018 No comments

According to data provided by India's National Emergency Response Center, heavy monsoon rains and floods they caused since the start of the 2018 Southwest Monsoon season have claimed lives of more than 570 people. Floods have affected millions of people and... Read more...

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California fires: 6 killed, 880+ structures destroyed and more than 37 000 people evacuated

30 июля 2018 No comments

California Governor Jerry Brown issued emergency proclamations for Riverside, Mariposa, Shasta, Lake, Mendocino and Napa counties over the past couple of days after raging wildfires claimed lives of 6 people, forced more than 37 000 to evacuate and destroyed... Read more...

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Worst red tide since 2006 leaves ‘unprecedented’ number of dead sea turtles, Florida

30 июля 2018 No comments

Worst red tide since 2006 leaves «unprecedented» number of dead sea turtles, Florida Unprecedented numbers of sea turtles have been collected across Florida's Lee and Collier counties over the past week, and hundreds are thought to have died as the worst red tide algae bloom event since 2006 plagues southwest Florida. The Florida Fish and... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Lombok region of Indonesia

28 июля 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Lombok region of Indonesia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Lombok region of Indonesia at 22:47 UTC (06:47 local time) on July 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 7.5 km (4.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). This... Read more...

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Intense rainstorm hits Athens after deadly wildfires, causing major flooding, Greece

27 июля 2018 No comments

A very intense 30-minute rainstorm hit parts of Athens, Greece on July 26, 2018, causing major flooding. The event comes just days after massive wildfires claimed lives of at least 82 people. The storm flooded suburban Athens and in some parts of the city,... Read more...

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Radioactive uranium leaks through Westinghouse nuclear fuel factory near Columbia, South Carolina

27 июля 2018 No comments

Radioactive uranium leaks through Westinghouse nuclear fuel factory near Columbia, South Carolina An unknown amount of radioactive substance containing uranium leaked through the floor of Westinghouse’s Bluff Road nuclear fuel factory in South Carolina's Richland County this month, contaminating the soil under the plant. The plant uses uranium to make... Read more...

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Ambae fully evacuating again as heavy ash continues blanketing the island, Vanuatu

27 июля 2018 No comments

Ambae is being fully evacuated again for the second time since September 2017 as heavy ash continues blanketing the island. The possibility that the Ambae volcano activity escalates to the level of moderate eruption is now moderate to high. Vanuatu officials ordered... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 18 – 24, 2018

26 июля 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes between July 18 and 24, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Asamayama, Honshu (Japan) | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Krakatau, Indonesia | Nishinoshima, Japan |... Read more...

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Major flooding affecting parts of the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, US

26 июля 2018 No comments

Heavy rainfall falling over the past couple of days caused major flooding in parts of the U.S. Northeast and Mid-Atlantic where rivers continue rising. In Pennsylvania's Lower Susquehanna Valley, authorities are describing the flooding as historic. A slow moving... Read more...

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New Strombolian activity at Mount Etna, volcano gradually reawakening, Italy

25 июля 2018 No comments

New Strombolian activity at Mount Etna, volcano gradually reawakening, Italy Scientists observing Italy's Mount Etna are reporting new strombolian activity at the volcano and gradual reawakening of the volcano. 14 months after its last major eruption, which included numerous lava flows and Strombolian explosions, Mount Etna is again... Read more...

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