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Large number of dead fish, sulfur smell reported, Mayotte seismo-volcanic crisis intensifies

16 января 2019 No comments

Large number of dead fish, sulfur smell reported, Mayotte seismo-volcanic crisis intensifies A large number of dead fish emerged at various sites off the barrier reef just east/southeast of Mayotte, the oldest volcanic island in the Comoros Basin located between Madagascar and Mozambique. This is the site of an intense earthquake swarm that started in May... Read more...

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Volcanic activity intensifies at Mount Merapi, Indonesia

16 января 2019 No comments

Volcanic activity intensifies at Mount Merapi, Indonesia Indonesian authorities are reporting increased activity at Mount Merapi over the past couple of days. Lava has so far flowed up to 800 m (2 624 feet) down the slope of the volcano. Authorities are preparing evacuation routes and emergency shelters as well as... Read more...

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Evacuation underway after giant rockfall blocks Bureya River, Russia

14 января 2019 No comments

Evacuation underway after giant rockfall blocks Bureya River, Russia Urgent measures are underway this week after a «large and unusual» landslide that took place last month in remote Khabarovsk region, southern Russia, blocked Bureya River. The water level is now rising above the newly formed natural dam, forcing authorities... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm near Santorini volcano, Greece

13 января 2019 No comments

Earthquake swarm near Santorini volcano, Greece A seismic swarm started just SW of the Greek Santorini volcano on January 13, 2019. While there is currently no indication that the earthquakes are volcanic in origin, the situation merits close monitoring. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1950 (VEI... Read more...

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At least 26 killed in weather-related incidents across Europe, new Arctic outbreak sets in

13 января 2019 No comments

At least 26 people have been killed in weather-related incidents across Europe over the past 10 days as freezing Arctic air and snowstorms swept over the continent. This is not the end, however, as another Arctic outbreak aims east-central Europe early next week.... Read more...

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Partial dome collapse after explosion at Nevados de Chillan volcano, Chile

12 января 2019 No comments

A strong explosion was recorded at Chilean Nevados de Chillan volcano early January 11, 2019, resulting in a partial dome-collapse event. The Alert Level remains at Orange. The explosion took place at 08:00 UTC (05:00 local time), January 11 and was recorded by a... Read more...

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North Magnetic Pole rapidly migrating toward Siberia

12 января 2019 No comments

North Magnetic Pole rapidly migrating toward Siberia Earth«s North Magnetic Pole is rapidly migrating toward Siberia, forcing the world»s geomagnetism experts to update the World Magnetic Model (WMM) ahead of schedule for the first time. The most recent version of the model came out in 2015 and was supposed to... Read more...

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UK Met Office: Colder weather on the way as a result of Sudden Stratospheric Warming

11 января 2019 No comments

Following the occasional colder snap so far this winter, there are now signs that cold winter weather resulting from a sudden stratospheric warming (SSW) is on the way for the UK, the UK Met Office said January 11, 2019. Sudden stratospheric warming started around... Read more...

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High-level eruption at Manam volcano, ash to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., P.N.G.

11 января 2019 No comments

High-level eruption at Manam volcano, ash to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., P.N.G. A new high-level eruption took place at Papua New Guinea's Manam volcano at around 04:25 UTC on January 11, 2019. The Aviation Color Code is Red. According to the Darwin VAAC, the eruption produced a column of ash rising up to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) above sea... Read more...

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Northern Greece records all-time low temperature, Athens blanketed in snow

10 января 2019 No comments

Cold Arctic air and snowstorms affecting Greece over the past couple of days claimed lives of at least 3 people and caused record low temperature in the country's north. Heavy snow disrupted both land and air traffic, with the worst of it affecting East... Read more...

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