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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: November 14 – 20, 2018

22 ноября 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between November 14 and 20, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Fuego, Guatemala | Mayon, Luzon (Philippines) | Suwanosejima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan).... Read more...

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Significant increase in ash emissions at Veniaminof, Aviation Color Code Red, Alaska

22 ноября 2018 No comments

Significant increase in ash emissions at Veniaminof, Aviation Color Code Red, Alaska Ash emissions at Veniaminof volcano increased significantly on November 21, 2018, forcing Alaska Volcano Observatory to raise the Aviation Color Code to Red and Volcano Alert Level to Warning. Veniaminof is generating a plume of ash up to 4.6 km (15 000 feet) above... Read more...

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Popocatépetl erupting hot rocks, Alert Level remains at Yellow, Mexico

21 ноября 2018 No comments

Popocatépetl erupting hot rocks, Alert Level remains at Yellow, Mexico Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico is showing signs of increased activity since November 19, 2018. The Alert Level remains at Yellow, Phase Two (middle level on a three-color scale). Residents and tourists are advised not to go near the volcano, especially near the... Read more...

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Record cold in the Northeast, rounds of heavy rain and mountain snow along the West Coast

21 ноября 2018 No comments

Very cold Arctic air will bring frigid temperatures to the US Northeast, possibly marking the region's coldest Thanksgiving ever as well as the entire month of November. Meanwhile, a series of Pacific storms will deliver multiple rounds of heavy rain and... Read more...

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Landslide caused by heavy rain derails train near Barcelona, Spain

20 ноября 2018 No comments

One person was killed and 44 others injured early November 20, 2018, when a train near Barcelona derailed due to a landslide caused by heavy rain. The six-carriage train was carrying 131 passengers, according to operator Adif. Three people sustained serious... Read more...

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Increased activity at Fuego volcano prompts new evacuations, Guatemala

19 ноября 2018 No comments

Increased activity at Fuego volcano prompts new evacuations, Guatemala Increased volcanic activity at Guatemalan Fuego volcano forced authorities to issue new evacuation advisories for people living around Fuego volcano. At least 2 000 residents living in 10 communities near Fuego volcano were asked to evacuate on Monday, November 19,... Read more...

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Rare tornado hits Canterbury as complex weather system moves over New Zealand

18 ноября 2018 No comments

A severe storm accompanied by hailstones the size of marbles and at least one large tornado hit Canterbury, New Zealand on November 18, 2018. Some of the residents described the tornado as a massive ball of dust coming at the road. The country is currently under the... Read more...

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Deep M6.7 earthquake hits Fiji

18 ноября 2018 No comments

Deep M6.7 earthquake hits Fiji A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Fiji region at 20:25 UTC on November 18, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 533 km (331 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 520 km (323 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was... Read more...

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California wildfires death toll jumps to 74, more than still 1 000 missing

17 ноября 2018 No comments

California wildfires death toll jumps to 74, more than still 1 000 missing The death toll from the Camp Fire in California's Butte County jumped to 71 on November 17, 2018. 3 people were killed in Woolsey Fire, raising the death toll from current wildfires in the state to 74. The Camp Fire has so far burned 60 000 hectares (148 000... Read more...

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Fiery spectacle, large volcanic ash column after Mount Sakurajima eruption, Japan

16 ноября 2018 No comments

After several weeks of low to no activity, Sakurajima returned to its normal eruptive behavior with a strong explosion on November 13, 2018. The volcano erupted in a fiery spectacle, belching out a massive column of volcanic ash 4 km (13 120 feet) above sea level,... Read more...

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