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Extreme rainfall, unprecedented flash floods wreak havoc, leave 7 dead in northern Iran

7 октября 2018 No comments

At least 7 people have been killed after extremely heavy rain caused «unprecedented» flash floods and landslides in Iranian provinces of Gilan, Mazandaran and Golestan over the past few days. Authorities said northern provinces experienced worst rains in at... Read more...

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Deadly flash floods turn streets of southern Italy into raging rivers

6 октября 2018 No comments

Deadly flash floods turn streets of southern Italy into raging rivers Two people have been killed and another one is missing after heavy rain hit parts of southern Italy on October 4 and 5, 2018. The worst affected are parts of Sicily and Calabria, where streets became raging rivers, destroying roads and bridges and flooding homes and... Read more...

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Discrete eruption at Manam volcano ejects ash to 10.4 km (34 000 feet) a.s.l., Aviation Color Code raised to Red, P.N.G.

5 октября 2018 No comments

Discrete eruption at Manam volcano ejects ash to 10.4 km (34 000 feet) a.s.l., Aviation Color Code raised to Red, P.N.G. A discrete emission of volcanic ash to a height of 10.4 km (34 000 feet) above sea level took place at Manam volcano, Papua New Guinea around 12:48 UTC, October 5, 2018. The eruption does not seem to be ongoing, the Darwin VAAC said 14:17 UTC. Volcanic ash cloud... Read more...

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Major early-season snowstorm shatters Calgary’s snow, temperature, precipitation and humidity records, Canada

4 октября 2018 No comments

A major early-season snowstorm hit parts of southern Canada at the beginning of October 2018, dumping more than 4 times the average monthly snow in just one day. The snow is now over in most of the region but more is expected in the days ahead. Below average... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 26 – October 2, 2018

4 октября 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes between September 26 and October 2, During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kerinci, Indonesia | Langila, New Britain (Papua New Guinea) | Piton de la Fournaise,... Read more...

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Phreatic eruption at Mount Gamalama, Indonesia

4 октября 2018 No comments

Phreatic eruption at Mount Gamalama, Indonesia A new phreatic eruption took place at Mount Gamalama volcano, Halmahera, Indonesia at 02:52 UTC on October 4, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2016. The eruption ejected volcanic ash up to 2.1 km (7 000 feet) above sea level. Ash column with... Read more...

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Large earth cracks rip football pitch in half after mine collapse, Ireland

4 октября 2018 No comments

A part of an old mine collapsed in Ireland's Monaghan County on September 24, 2018, creating huge cracks in the ground and ripping a football pitch in a half. A local school was evacuated and some playing fields at a nearby GAA club subsided an exclusion zone... Read more...

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Strong eruption of Mount Soputan in Sulawesi after deadly M7.5 earthquake and tsunami, Indonesia

3 октября 2018 No comments

Strong eruption of Mount Soputan in Sulawesi after deadly M7.5 earthquake and tsunami, Indonesia Mount Soputan in North Sulawesi erupted early Wednesday, October 3, 2018, producing volcanic ash column up to 6.8 km (22 000 feet) above sea level. Authorities have increased the Alert Level from 2 to 3 (of 4), warning residents not to approach within 4 — 6.5 km... Read more...

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Sulawesi M7.5 and tsunami death toll climbs to 1 407, Indonesia

3 октября 2018 No comments

Sulawesi M7.5 and tsunami death toll climbs to 1 407, Indonesia The number of people killed in shallow M7.5 earthquake and tsunami it caused on September 28 climbed to 1 407 today, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said October 3, 2018. An estimated 66 000 homes have been destroyed or... Read more...

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Over 1 000 vehicles stranded after sudden snow and blizzard hit southwest China’s Sichuan Province

3 октября 2018 No comments

Over 1 000 vehicles stranded after sudden snow and blizzard hit southwest China's Sichuan Province Thousands of people and over 1 000 vehicles were stranded at Zheduo Mountain in Sichuan's Kangding City on October 3, 2018, after heavy snow dropped up to 40 cm (15.7 inches) of snow. According to CGTN, heavy snow started on September 30 and continued, forcing... Read more...

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