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First heavy rainfall of the season, deadly flash floods hit Jordan’s Zarqa-Maeen Valley

28 октября 2018 No comments

At least 21 people were killed, 35 injured and an unknown number of others are missing after an intense storm brought strong winds, heavy rain and hail to most of Jordan this week. Flash flood in Zarqa-Maeen Valley, whose water channels into the Dead Sea, had surged... Read more...

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Severe flash floods in Krasnodar region, southern Russia

26 октября 2018 No comments

At least 6 people have been killed and several injured after severe flash floods hit Krasnodar region of southern Russia on October 24 and 25, 2018. The regional governor declared a state of emergency. Heavy rains affected much of Black Sea coast, from the town of... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits near Zakynthos, Greece, strong aftershocks

26 октября 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits near Zakynthos, Greece, strong aftershocks A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.8 hit under the Ionian Sea, west of Zakynthos, West Greece at 22:54 UTC on October 25, 2018 (01:54 local time, October 26). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.8 at a... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 17 – 23, 2018

25 октября 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between October 17 and 23, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kerinci, Indonesia | Kuchinoerabujima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) | Sarychev Peak, Matua Island... Read more...

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Strong M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Hualien, Taiwan

23 октября 2018 No comments

Strong M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Hualien, Taiwan A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Taiwan Central Weather Bureau as M6.0 hit off the coast of Hualien, Taiwan at 04:34 UTC on October 23, 2018 (12:34 local time). The agency is reporting a depth of 31.3 km (19.4 miles). The USGS is reporting M5.7 at a... Read more...

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Landslide buries 3 homes in port city of Barrancabermeja, Colombia

23 октября 2018 No comments

Several homes were buried after heavy rain caused a large landslide in the port city of Barrancabermeja, northern Colombia on Sunday, October 21, 2018. The event comes exactly 10 days after another large landslide hit the town of Marquetalia, central Colombia,... Read more...

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National disaster declared in Trinidad and Tobago after widespread floods

22 октября 2018 No comments

An active Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) produced prolonged periods of thunderstorm activity over Trinidad and Tobago over the past 7 days, leading to widespread severe flash flooding and thousands of people stranded. An orange alert is in effect until... Read more...

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Historic rain accumulations across Malaga result in severe flash floods, Spain

22 октября 2018 No comments

Authorities are expected to declare a disaster area for parts of Malaga, including the Costa del Sor resort of Estepona, after devastating flash floods swept through the region over the past couple of days. Military emergency response unit was mobilized October 21,... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits near the coast of Vancouver Island, Canada

22 октября 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits near the coast of Vancouver Island, Canada A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit near the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada at 05:39 UTC on October 22, 2018 (22:39 LT, October 21). The agency is reporting a depth of 11 km (6.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a... Read more...

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Severe thunderstorm, large hail and heavy rainfall hit southeastern Australia

22 октября 2018 No comments

Intense thunderstorms are affecting parts of southeastern Australia over the past couple of days. In just 24 hours, NSW registered 300 000 lightning strikes, resulting in the death of at least one person. Heavy rain soaked the region, dropping three times the... Read more...

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