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At least 14 killed in Saudi Arabia after unusually intense storms cause major flash floods

31 октября 2018 No comments

Heavy rain falling over Saudi Arabia over the past two weeks have caused widespread flash flooding and left at least 14 people dead. Up to 300 people had to be rescued. This year has seen some of the most extreme weather conditions in decades, authorities said... Read more...

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Unseasonal snowstorms hit France and Spain, tornado leaves Menorca in dark

31 октября 2018 No comments

Unseasonal and unexpectedly large snowstorms swept across Auverge-Rhone-Alpes and nearby regions, south and west of Lyon, France over the past couple of days. The same storm system brought an early blast of winter to Spain, a destructive tornado to the island of... Read more...

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Heavy early-season snowfall blankets parts of Morocco

31 октября 2018 No comments

Temperatures throughout Morocco plummeted to near and below freezing throughout Morocco over the weekend, leading to first snowfall of the season more than 2 months ahead of usual. Temperatures in Ifrane, known as Morocco's Switzerland dropped to — 1 °C (30.2... Read more...

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Deep M6.2 earthquake under North Island, New Zealand

30 октября 2018 No comments

Deep M6.2 earthquake under North Island, New Zealand A strong earthquake registered by New Zealand's GeoNet as M6.2 hit North Island at 02:13 UTC (15:13 NZST) on October 30, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 207 km (128 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 227 km (141 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2... Read more...

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Hurricane-force winds, widespread floods hit Italy

30 октября 2018 No comments

At least 11 people have been killed and many injured after severe storms produced heavy rain and strong winds across Italy on October 29 and 30, 2018, causing widespread floods and damage. Some of the worst affected areas are on the west coast, particularly in... Read more...

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Severe storm hits Croatia, dumps record-breaking rain

30 октября 2018 No comments

The same storm that caused widespread damage and floods in Italy over the past few days, hit most parts of Croatia during the same period. The storm left one person missing. The entire coastline was hit by strong and damaging waves, while some islands reported... Read more...

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Brief eruption at Ambae volcano, Vanuatu

30 октября 2018 No comments

Brief eruption at Ambae volcano, Vanuatu Volcanic explosions were recorded at Vanuatu's Ambae volcano at 07:32 UTC (18:32 LT) on October 30, 2018. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2 and danger to direct safety to life for visitors and communities remains at 2 km (1.2 miles) radius around the... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of El Salvador

29 октября 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of El Salvador A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of El Salvador at 22:23 UTC on October 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 24.7 km (15 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 56 km (34.8 miles). The epicenter was... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake under Drake Passage (Sea of Hoces)

29 октября 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake under Drake Passage (Sea of Hoces) A strong and shallow M6.3 (USGS) earthquake hit under the Drake Passage (Sea of Hoces) at 06:54 UTC on October 29, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). The epicenter was located 313 km... Read more...

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Eruptive events detected at Semisopochnoi, alerts raised to Orange/Watch, Alaska

28 октября 2018 No comments

Eruptive events detected at Semisopochnoi, alerts raised to Orange/Watch, Alaska Strong seismic tremor consistent with an eruption was recorded at Semisopochnoi volcano starting at 04:47 UTC (20:47 AKDT) on October 26, 2018. Satellite data through 05:00 UTC showed a small ash cloud at about 3.6 km (12 000 feet) above sea level, the Alaska... Read more...

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