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Sinkhole swallows a car after heavy rain in Denver, Colorado

25 июля 2018 No comments

A large sinkhole opened up on Oxford Avenue in Sheridan, suburban Denver, Colorado on July 24, 2018, swallowing a car. The driver managed to get out before the car fell into a 5 m (15 feet) deep hole. This is the same patch of road that swallowed a police car in... Read more...

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Major increase in SO2 and ash emissions at Ambae volcano, alert raised, Vanuatu

25 июля 2018 No comments

Major increase in SO2 and ash emissions at Ambae volcano, alert raised, Vanuatu A major increase in SO2 emissions was observed at Vanuatu's Ambae volcano over the past couple of days, with levels similar to those measured in early April when much of the island was devastated by ashfall. Volcanic alert level for the volcano was raised to... Read more...

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At least 50 killed as major wildfires destroy hundreds of homes and vehicles in Attica, Greece

24 июля 2018 No comments

Hundreds of homes and vehicles have been destroyed and at least 50 people died in Attica region following a number of devastating wildfires that ignited near Athens, Greece on Monday, July 23, 2018. Regional Governor Rena Dourou declared a state of emergency for... Read more...

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Hundreds dead or missing after dam collapse in Attapeu, southeastern Laos

24 июля 2018 No comments

Hundreds of people are dead or missing after an under construction dam collapsed in southeastern Laos late Monday, July 23, 2018. According to Laos News Agency, several hundred people are missing after a hydroelectric dam in Sanamxay district of Attapeu province... Read more...

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Japan classifies heatwave as ‘natural disaster’ as hottest temperatures ever recorded claim 80 lives

24 июля 2018 No comments

The Japan Meteorological Agency has classified the current heatwave as a «natural disaster.» The announcement comes as record-breaking heatwave claimed lives of at least 80 people since the beginning of July. The extreme weather is expected to continue into... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Kermanshah, western Iran

22 июля 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Kermanshah, western Iran A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Iran Seismological Center (IRSC) as M5.9 hit the Province of Kermanshah, western Iran at 10:07 UTC (14:37 local time). The agency is reporting a depth of 8 km (5 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 5.7 km... Read more...

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Tropical Storm “Son-tinh” hits Vietnam, damaging or destroying over 5 000 homes and leaving more than 30 dead

22 июля 2018 No comments

Tropical Storm «Son-tinh» hits Vietnam, damaging or destroying over 5 000 homes and leaving more than 30 dead Tropical Storm «Son-tinh,» the 9th named storm of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season, made landfall in northern Vietnam on July 18, 2018, dropping heavy rain. The storm weakened into a tropical depression after it made landfall, moved over the country,... Read more...

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Rare mud eruption at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland south of Rotorua, New Zealand

21 июля 2018 No comments

Rare mud eruption at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland south of Rotorua, New Zealand A rare eruption of mud and steam took place this week at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland south of Rotorua in New Zealand. While such eruptions at Wai-O-Tapu are uncommon they are not unexpected, GNS volcanologist Brad Scott said. The eruption lasted roughly 40 seconds... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm near London, UK

20 июля 2018 No comments

Earthquake swarm near London, UK Ten seismic events have been detected in the Newdigate, Surrey area of the United Kingdom, between Dorking and Gatwick airports near London, since April 1, 2018. Magnitudes of this cluster of events range from 1.5 to 3.0. There are fears that quakes might be caused... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near Chernabura Island, Alaska

19 июля 2018 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near Chernabura Island, Alaska A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near Chernabura Island, Alaska at 14:16 UTC on July 17, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 17.1 km (10.6 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw5.9 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This earthquake is... Read more...

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