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New eruption at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

15 сентября 2018 No comments

A new eruption started at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion during the early morning hour of September 15, 2018. The eruption followed a seismic crisis that started at 04:45 UTC (01:45 local time) today. Seismicity was accompanied by rapid deformation. Volcanic tremor... Read more...

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Major flash floods hit Balikesir Province, Turkey

15 сентября 2018 No comments

Major flash floods hit Balikesir Province, Turkey Major flash flooding hit Turkey's Balikesir Province on September 13, 2018, damaging roads, homes and shops. There were no injuries or fatalities reported. The city of Bandirma registered over 147 mm (5.78 inches) of rain on September 13, with most of it falling... Read more...

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Alert level raised Azumayama volcano, last eruption was in 1977, Japan

15 сентября 2018 No comments

The Japan Meteorological Agency raised the alert level for Azumayama volcano from level 1 to level 2 on September 15, 2018. The alert was raised to 1 on September 9, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1977 (VEI 1). The alert level was raised at... Read more...

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Huge amounts of gas emanating from Katla volcano, charging for eruption, Iceland

14 сентября 2018 No comments

Huge amounts of volcanic gas are emanating from the Katla volcano since at least October 2016, leading researchers to believe this huge volcano under Mýrdalsjökull glacier in Iceland is charging up for a new eruption. The last known eruption of this... Read more...

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Rockfall injures 7 people, capsizes small boats at Navagio Beach in Zakynthos, Greece

13 сентября 2018 No comments

At least 7 people were injured and several small boats capsized after a rockfall hit Navagio Beach beach on the Greek island of Zakynthos on September 13, 2018. This beach, also known as the Shipwreck beach, is only accessible by sea and is a popular tourist... Read more...

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Rockfall destroys Togoli village in Sudan’s South Darfur, killing at least 20 people and leaving 50 injured

13 сентября 2018 No comments

At least 20 people have been killed, 6 are missing and 50 were injured after a large rockfall crashed down onto houses of Togoli village in South Darfur's Kass locality on September 7, 2018. The entire village was reportedly destroyed. The rockfall was caused by... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 5 – 11, 2018

13 сентября 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between September 5 and 11, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Krakatau, Indonesia | Veniaminof, United States. Ongoing activity:... Read more...

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Unprecedented rainfall hits Beirut causing its worst flooding in years, Lebanon

12 сентября 2018 No comments

Torrential rains hit capital Beirut (population 2.2 million) on September 9, 2018, causing worst flash flooding this Mediterranean city has seen in years. The road connecting Tripoli to the Dinnieh region was turned into a river, with the water 1 m (3 feet) deep in... Read more...

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Veniaminof continues erupting, lava flow observed, Alaska

12 сентября 2018 No comments

Veniaminof continues erupting, lava flow observed, Alaska Veniaminof volcano continues to erupt, feeding a lava flow confined to the ice-filled summit caldera, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reports. The last known eruption of this volcano took place in 2013. While no significant ash emissions were observed, elevated... Read more...

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Undersea eruption detected at Ioto (Iwo Jima), seawater shooting as high as 10 m (33 feet), Japan

12 сентября 2018 No comments

Aerial photos taken on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, show sure signs of undersea volcanic eruption at Japanese Ioto volcano, former Iwo Jima. The volcano has been showing increased volcanic activity since the past weekend. JMA said Wednesday that photos taken by... Read more...

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