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Widespread heavy to excessive rainfall in the Lower/Middle Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley

7 сентября 2018 No comments

Widespread heavy to excessive rainfall in the Lower/Middle Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley Slow-moving Tropical Depression «Gordon» continues to bring heavy to excessive rains across portions of the lower Mississippi Valley. Moisture from Gordon will spread north into the Middle Mississippi Valley and interact with an existing frontal boundary... Read more...

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Fast-moving Delta Fire traps drivers on highway, destroys homes and forces evacuations, California

7 сентября 2018 No comments

Delta Fire began 3.2 km (2 miles) north of Lakehead in Shasta County, California on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Forest Service classified the cause as «human.» The fire has since rapidly grown to 8 900 hectares (22 000 acres) and is 0% contained as of... Read more...

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Country-wide flood death toll rises to 1 459, India

6 сентября 2018 No comments

More than 1 400 people have been killed in India since the onset of the 2018 Southwest monsoon. The number of people who died in just 6 states this monsoon season climbed to 1 211, which is the highest toll in the last two years. As of September 3, 2018, the death... Read more...

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Very strong and deep M7.8 earthquake hits Fiji

6 сентября 2018 No comments

Very strong and deep M7.8 earthquake hits Fiji A very strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.8 hit Fiji at 15:49 UTC on September 6, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 608.6 km (378 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.8 at a depth of 627 km (389 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was... Read more...

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Japan earthquake: At least 34 killed or missing after powerful M6.7 quake hits Hokkaido

6 сентября 2018 No comments

At least 4 people were killed and more than 30 others are still missing and feared dead after a powerful M6.7 earthquake hit Hokkaido, Japan at 18:07 UTC on September 5 (03:07 JST, September 6). JMA says the earthquake measured 7 on the Japanese seismic intensity... Read more...

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Very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan

5 сентября 2018 No comments

Very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.7 hit southern Hokkaido, Japan at 18:07 UTC on September 5, 2018 (03:07 JST, September 6). The agency is reporting a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). USGS is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 31 km (19.2... Read more...

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Historic flooding hits Manhattan, Kansas, state of emergency declared in 5 counties

5 сентября 2018 No comments

Historic flooding hits Manhattan, Kansas, state of emergency declared in 5 counties Parts of Kansas, including the worst-hit Manhattan, received nearly 228.6 mm (9 inches) of rainfall late Sunday, September 2 into Monday, September 3, 2018, causing major flash flooding and forcing more than 300 people to evacuate their homes. Additional shower and... Read more...

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151 dead or missing, tens of thousands displaced as major floods hit North Korea after ‘unprecedented’ drought

5 сентября 2018 No comments

76 people have been killed and 75 others remain missing after extremely heavy rains hit parts of North Korea at the end of August 2018. Major flooding continued into September. It came after «unprecedented» drought hit the country in July and August, forcing... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: August 29 – September 4, 2018

5 сентября 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between August 29 and September 4, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Krakatau, Indonesia | Manam, Papua New Guinea | Veniaminof, United States. Ongoing... Read more...

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Veniaminof volcano alert levels raised, the last eruption of this volcano took place in 2013, Alaska

5 сентября 2018 No comments

Veniaminof volcano alert levels raised, the last eruption of this volcano took place in 2013, Alaska The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) has raised the Aviation Color Code to Orange and the Volcano Alert Level to Watch for Veniaminof volcano at 21:29 UTC on September 4, 2018. The last known eruption of this volcano took place in 2013. The decision to raise alerts... Read more...

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