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Culvert failure causes major train derailment, Turkey

10 июля 2018 No comments

Culvert failure causes major train derailment, Turkey A major train accident took place in Turkey's Tekirdağ province on July 8, 2018, after the ground between the culvert and the rail collapsed due to heavy rain. In total, 24 people were killed and 73 injured. The train was carrying more than 360 passengers.... Read more...

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Very large landslide blocks a river near Hitardal, western Iceland

9 июля 2018 No comments

A very large landslide detached from the Fagraskógarfjall massif near Hitardal in western Iceland early Saturday morning, July 7, 2018. The slide blocked a well-known salmon fishing river with mud and rock, almost completely changing the landscape. Although... Read more...

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Increased seismicity, vigorous degassing at Planchón-Peteroa volcanic complex, alert raised, Chile

7 июля 2018 No comments

Sernageomin raised the technical alert for the Planchón-Peteroa volcanic complex from Green to Yellow (2 of 4) on July 6, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2011. The decision was made due increased seismic activity under the volcano,... Read more...

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Strong M6.0 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

7 июля 2018 No comments

Strong M6.0 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan A strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 11:23 UTC (22:23 JST) on July 7, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 50 km (31 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 39.4 km (24.5 miles). EMSC is reporting... Read more...

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More than 37 dead and over 50 missing as record rain floods Japan, 50 000 rescuers mobilized

7 июля 2018 No comments

At least 37 people were killed and more than 50 are missing as record rains continue falling over parts of Japan. Nearly 50 000 members of the Self-Defense Forces, police and firefighting service are searching for trapped, wounded or dead people, Kyodo news service... Read more...

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Rare high-elevation tornado forms at the edge of Weston Pass Fire, Colorado

6 июля 2018 No comments

Rare high-elevation tornado forms at the edge of Weston Pass Fire, Colorado A rare high-elevation tornado touched down on the edge of Weston Pass Fire in Park County, Colorado on Thursday, July 5, 2018. The National Weather Service said the tornado touched down around 13:30 MDT (19:30 UTC) south of Fairplay, central Colorado at an... Read more...

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Kamchatka, Russia

6 июля 2018 No comments

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Kamchatka, Russia A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit southern Kamchatka, Russia at 01:40 UTC on July 6, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 79.8 km (49 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.1 at a depth of 80 km. According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 94.7... Read more...

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Record rain floods Houston, 167 vehicles removed and towed, Texas

6 июля 2018 No comments

Entire neighborhoods were left underwater after rapid rainfall swept through Houston overnight Wednesday, July 4, 2018, washing away roads and stranding motorists. Local media described the event as «extreme.» The police said they had 167 vehicles removed... Read more...

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Increased eruptive activity at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

5 июля 2018 No comments

Increased eruptive activity at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia Anak Krakatau, or Child of Krakatau, is showing signs of increased activity and it seems the eruption has reached a phase of being more or less continuous, the Volcano Discovery reports. Krakatau, located between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, started... Read more...

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Record-breaking rain hits Lahore, leaving most of it under water and without power, Pakistan

4 июля 2018 No comments

Heavy monsoon rains, described as the worst in decades, left at least 9 people dead and 10 injured in the Pakistani city of Lahore (population 6.3 million) on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. The city received record-breaking rain that left much of it under water and without... Read more...

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