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Heavy rains cause deadly landslides and flash floods, turn roads into rivers, Indonesia

3 декабря 2018 No comments

Another round of heavy rain is affecting Indonesia over the past couple of days, causing dangerous flash floods and landslides across parts of the country. A landslide struck Daun Paris Raja Berneh hot springs resort in Daulu village of Karo District, North... Read more...

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Floods in the desert: Brutal flash floods hit Saudi Arabia

2 декабря 2018 No comments

Heavy rainfall and devastating floods, wreaking havoc across Saudi Arabia since November 10 continued into December. The rains have so far left more than 30 people dead, disrupted traffic and forced evacuation of at least 4 000 people. Authorities are urging... Read more...

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

1 декабря 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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Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Banda Sea at intermediate depth, Indonesia

1 декабря 2018 No comments

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Banda Sea at intermediate depth, Indonesia A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Banda Sea, Indonesia at 13:27 UTC on December 1, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 140.6 km (87 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 135 km (84 miles). This earthquake can have a low humanitarian... Read more...

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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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