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All-time record low temperatures set as extremely cold air invades Midwest, U.S.

31 января 2019 No comments

Extremely cold Arctic air is spreading from Canada into the U.S. Midwest and Northeast on January 30 and 31, 2019. Extremely cold temperatures and wind chills to — 51 ° C ( — 60 ° F) have disrupted normal life for the second day in a row and claimed lives of at... Read more...

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Lava flows at Merapi volcano as it enters new effusive eruption phase, Indonesia

30 января 2019 No comments

Mount Merapi has entered a new effusive eruption phase on January 29, 2019. The Alert Level remains at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and residents are warned to remain outside of the 3-km (1.8 miles) exclusion zone. Lava flow produced by the eruption reached a distance of... Read more...

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12 killed and over 170 injured as severe floods hit Saudi Arabia

30 января 2019 No comments

A severe storm dumped heavy rain and produced strong sandstorms across Saudi Arabia over the past couple of days, claiming lives of at least 12 people and injuring more than 170. The rains started in northern and western parts on Sunday, January 27, 2019 and... Read more...

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Thermal anomaly, steam emissions observed at Tinakula volcano, Solomon Islands

29 января 2019 No comments

Thermal anomaly, steam emissions observed at Tinakula volcano, Solomon Islands According to imagery captured by satellites and passengers aboard airplanes, the Tinakula volcano in the Solomon Islands is active again. Its last eruptive period lasted from October 21 to 26, 2018 (VEI3). Heavy ashfall produced during the eruption was followed by... Read more...

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Daily snow record broken in Toronto, widespread record-breaking cold expected, Canada

29 января 2019 No comments

Daily snow record broken in Toronto, widespread record-breaking cold expected, Canada Environment Canada maintains Extreme Cold warnings for parts of northern Alberta and Nunavut, almost entire Saskatchewan, Manitoba and most of Ontario and Quebec on January 29, 2019. A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills continues affecting much of southern... Read more...

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Exceptional rainfall, major floods hit north Queensland, Australia

29 января 2019 No comments

Exceptional rainfall, major floods hit north Queensland, Australia A slow-moving monsoon trough dropped exceptionally heavy rain on Queensland's far north, nearly 500 mm (19.6 inches) in 24 hours, causing a rapid rise of crocodile-infested Daintree River to record levels on January 26, 2019. More heavy rainfall is expected in... Read more...

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NWS: One of the coldest Arctic air intrusions in recent memory, widespread record lows expected, U.S.

28 января 2019 No comments

NWS: One of the coldest Arctic air intrusions in recent memory, widespread record lows expected, U.S. Back to back cold fronts will slice through the eastern two-thirds of the country to deliver one of the coldest arctic air intrusions in recent memory, especially from the Upper Midwest to the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley, the National Weather Service warns. From... Read more...

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Large earth cracks and massive sinkholes opening across drought-hit Iran

28 января 2019 No comments

Large earth cracks and massive sinkholes opening across drought-hit Iran Massive fissures and sinkholes are appearing in and around Iranian capital Tehran and authorities are now openly admitting the area around Tehran is literally sinking. Huge fissures and sinkholes are also opening across the country, threatening homes, roads, oil... Read more...

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Seven killed as powerful storm brings heavy rain and snow to Algeria and Tunisia

27 января 2019 No comments

Seven killed as powerful storm brings heavy rain and snow to Algeria and Tunisia At least 5 people have been killed as a powerful Mediterranean storm hit northern Algeria on January 24 and 25, bringing heavy rain and snow, the country's civil protection agency reported Saturday, January 26, 2019. The same weather system affected neighboring... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm near Nevado del Huila volcano, Colombia

27 января 2019 No comments

Earthquake swarm near Nevado del Huila volcano, Colombia A shallow earthquake registered by the Geological Service of Colombia (SGC) as M5.4 hit 12 km (7.4 miles) NE of the Central Peak of the Nevado del Huila volcano at 12:32 UTC (07:32 local time) on January 26, 2019. The USGS is reporting it as M5.6 at a depth of 10 km... Read more...

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