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Queensland bushfires danger rated catastrophic for the first time in history, Australia

30 ноября 2018 No comments

Queensland bushfires danger rated catastrophic for the first time in history, Australia With severe to extreme heatwave conditions set to continue and 144 bushfires still burning, Queensland authorities are warning people to remain on high alert into the weekend and next week. On November 30, 2018, Queensland firefighters are still battling 144... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Anchorage, tsunami warning issued

30 ноября 2018 No comments

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Anchorage, Alaska at 17:29 UTC (08:29 AKST) on November 30, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 42.8 km (29.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). The quake was... Read more...

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Strombolian activity and lava flow observed at Mount Etna, Italy

30 ноября 2018 No comments

A mild strombolian activity accompanied by a lava flow is taking place at Mount Etna, Italy since November 28, 2018. The explosions are happening at the New Southeast Crater and are still very small. According to INGV«s Boris Behncke, Etna»s current activity... Read more...

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Historical disaster: Heavy rain sweeps away cars, leaves Bodrum underwater, Turkey

30 ноября 2018 No comments

Heavy rain hit the Turkish holiday resort of Bodrum, Muğla province on November 29, 2018, causing dangerous flash floods, sweeping away cars and stranding residents. The rain was preceded by at least one waterspout and accompanied by large hail. This is the second... Read more...

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Seismic waves near Mayotte characteristic of volcanic phenomena

29 ноября 2018 No comments

Seismic waves near Mayotte characteristic of volcanic phenomena International seismic networks detected an atypical very low frequency signal originating near the island of Mayotte just before 09:30 UTC on November 11, 2018. Signals of this type are characteristic of volcanic phenomena. A rare earthquake swarm started near the... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: November 21 – 27, 2018

29 ноября 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 5 volcanoes between November 21 and 27, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Fuego, Guatemala | Karangetang, Siau Island (Indonesia) | Mayon, Luzon (Philippines) |... Read more...

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Deadly landslides hit Morona Santiago, Ecuador

28 ноября 2018 No comments

At least 9 people have been killed and 8 injured after heavy rain caused landslides in Limon Indanza Canton, Ecuador's Morona Santiago Province on November 24, 2018. According to the National Risk and Emergency Management Service, 150 people were evacuated, 9... Read more...

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Mass whale stranding in Mason Bay, New Zealand

27 ноября 2018 No comments

A pod of 145 pilot whales was found stranded on a beach on Stewart Island (Raikura) in New Zealand late November 24, 2018 (LT). The whales were found in two ponds about 2 km (1.2 miles) apart in Mason Bay. While this is the biggest stranding event, three more... Read more...

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Unseasonable dust storm rolls through Gansu, China

26 ноября 2018 No comments

A massive dust storm swept over China's northwestern province of Gansu on November 25, 2018, reducing visibility in some areas to just 100 m (330 feet). Dust storms here are expected during spring, not in winter. Meteorologists said wind speed of around 17 m/s... Read more...

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Phreatic eruptions at Mayon volcano, Alert Level remains at 2, Philippines

26 ноября 2018 No comments

Two phreatic eruption events were observed at Mayon volcano, Philippines late November 25 into 26, 2018. Alert Level remains at 2. The public is reminded that sudden explosions, lava collapses, pyroclastic density currents or PDCs and ashfall can still occur and... Read more...

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