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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 11 – 18, 2018

19 июля 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes between July 11 and 18, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ibu, Halmahera (Indonesia) | Krakatau, Indonesia | Nevados de Chillan, Chile | Oraefajokull,... Read more...

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Historic wildfire outbreak hits Sweden amid record-breaking heat

19 июля 2018 No comments

Historic wildfire outbreak hits Sweden amid record-breaking heat Scandinavia is experiencing exceptionally warm temperatures, over 11 °C (20 °F) above average, for more than a month. Above-average temperatures combined with drought, lightning, and human negligence to cause what Swedish authorities are describing as the... Read more...

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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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Meteotsunami floods islands of Mallorca and Menorca, Spain

17 июля 2018 No comments

Meteotsunami floods islands of Mallorca and Menorca, Spain A meteotsunami formed in the Mediterranean Sea near the coast of Spain early July 16, 2018, and flooded the coasts of Mallorca and Menorca, Spain’s Balearic islands in the Mediterranean Sea. According to local media, a wave as high as 1.5 meters (5 feet) hit... Read more...

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Lava bomb hits a tour boat in Hawaii, injuring 23 people

17 июля 2018 No comments

Lava bomb hits a tour boat in Hawaii, injuring 23 people 23 people were injured in Hawaii on Monday morning, July 16, 2018, after a large explosion near one of Kilauea's lava flow ocean entries sent volcanic material flying toward a commercial tour vessel. Captain of the boat said they were about 500 meters (1 640... Read more...

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Ambae volcano ejects ash up to 9.1 km (30 000 feet) a.s.l., Vanuatu

16 июля 2018 No comments

Ambae volcano ejects ash up to 9.1 km (30 000 feet) a.s.l., Vanuatu A strong eruption occurred at Vanuatu's Ambae volcano at 03:30 UTC on July 16, 2018. The eruption ejected ash up to 9.1 km (33 000 feet) above sea level. This activity is consistent with the Volcanic Alert Level 2, the Vanuatu Meteorological and Geohazards... Read more...

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Mohave Fire: Amazing video of firenado becoming a waterspout, Arizona

16 июля 2018 No comments

A rare phenomenon of a firenado turning into a waterspout was recorded in Arizona on July 14, 2018. The cause of Mohave Fire, which started on the same day the video was recorded, is still under investigation. This amazing video was recorded in Blythe, on the... Read more...

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