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White Island crater lake growing, hydrothermal surface activity possible, New Zealand

4 июля 2018 No comments

The Crater Lake at White Island volcano in New Zealand continues to grow, which may cause hydrothermal surface activity, GeoNet Duty Volcanologist Brad Scott said Volcanic Alert Bulletin for White Island released July 4, 2018. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at 1.... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: June 27 – July 3, 2018

4 июля 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between June 27 - July 3, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Great Sitkin, Andreanof Islands (USA) | Ibu, Halmahera (Indonesia)... Read more...

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Unique, lava-fueled thunderstorm produces 1 200 lightning strikes, Kilauea

4 июля 2018 No comments

Unique, lava-fueled thunderstorm produces 1 200 lightning strikes, Kilauea A lava-fueled thunderstorm over active lava fields in the lower East Rift Zone of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii produced about 1 200 lightning strikes within just 7 hours on July 2, 2018, NWS said. According to West Hawaii Today, spokeswoman for Mayor Harry Kim said... Read more...

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Heatwave grips eastern Canada, leaving 11 dead in Montreal, 15 across Quebec

4 июля 2018 No comments

A sweltering heat wave is affecting much of central and eastern Canada. At least 15 people have died in Quebec over the past few days, with 11 in the city of Montreal, prompting city officials to unveil their emergency response plan to avoid a spike in the number of... Read more...

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16 killed, 92 000 evacuated after floods hit Guangxi, China

3 июля 2018 No comments

At least 16 people have died and another 10 are missing after several days of heavy rain caused floods in southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. According to Xinhua, some 92 000 people were forced to evacuate their homes on June 30 and July 1, 2018,... Read more...

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Three major rivers above danger mark, 9 killed in floods and landslides across Nepal

3 июля 2018 No comments

At least nine people have been killed and three are still missing after heavy monsoon rains triggered floods and landslides across Nepal over the past two days, authorities said Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Hundreds of people were displaced after rain-swollen rivers... Read more...

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Moderately strong phreatic eruption at Mayon volcano, Philippines

2 июля 2018 No comments

Moderately strong phreatic eruption at Mayon volcano, Philippines A phreatic eruption took place at Mayon volcano, Philippines at 04:34 UTC (12:34 local time) Sunday, July 1, 2018. A light gray ash column reached an altitude of about 500 m (1 640 feet) above the crater. Mayon’s seismic monitoring network did not detect any... Read more...

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Volcano tornado caught tossing lava into the air, summit collapse events occurring about every 28 hours, Kilauea

2 июля 2018 No comments

Volcano tornado caught tossing lava into the air, summit collapse events occurring about every 28 hours, Kilauea The eruption of Kilauea volcano in the lower East Rift Zone (LERZ) continues with no significant change. Fountains from the fissure 8 spatter cone, now about 55 m (180 feet) continue to supply lava to an open channel that travels about 13 km (8 miles) to the sea.... Read more...

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Historic flood hits Des Moines after more than a foot of rain overnight, Iowa

2 июля 2018 No comments

Historic flooding hit Des Moines, Iowa over the weekend following a series of thunderstorms that started affecting the city on Saturday evening, June 30, 2018. More than a 305 mm (1 foot) of rain fell on some parts of the city by Sunday morning. One person was... Read more...

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Abnormal earthquake swarm near Mayotte continues, constant shaking creating anxiety and stress

2 июля 2018 No comments

Abnormal earthquake swarm near Mayotte continues, constant shaking creating anxiety and stress Abnormal earthquake swarm near the volcanic island of Mayotte in the Comoros Basin (Mozambique Channel) continues for nearly two months, creating anxiety and stress among locals. The quakes are all occurring in the same spot, about 50 km (31 miles) to the east of... Read more...

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