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52 killed and 20 missing after ‘worst ever’ floods hit Katsina, Nigeria

18 июля 2018 No comments

At least 52 people have died and 20 are still missing after heavy rains caused severe floods in Nigeria«s northern state of Katsina over the past few days, local officials confirmed Wednesday, July 18, 2018. In the country»s south, heavy rains in the state... Read more...

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Severe heatwave engulfs Japan after historic rainfall claims over 220 lives

18 июля 2018 No comments

Severe heatwave is affecting Japan just several days after historic rainfall and one of the worst flooding disasters in country's history left more than 220 people dead. The current heatwave is the result of the layering of two high pressure systems over much of... Read more...

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USGS: Activity at Kilauea unprecedented in the past 200 years, Hawaii

18 июля 2018 No comments

USGS: Activity at Kilauea unprecedented in the past 200 years, Hawaii The current eruption at Kilauea is unprecedented in scope and size in the past 200 years, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory deputy scientist-in-charge Steve Brantley said Tuesday, July 16, 2018. "What we are observing now is unprecedented in the past 200 years... Read more...

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Record-breaking 66.8 mm (2.63 inches) of rain in 42 minutes floods parts of Washington

18 июля 2018 No comments

After 19 days with no measurable rain, Reagan National Airport in Washington, US saw intense thunderstorms on July 17, 2018, and a record-breaking 66.8 mm (2.63 inches) of rain in just 42 minutes. A new daily rainfall record was set at Ronald Reagan Washington... Read more...

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