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NWS: Snow at elevation rarely seen in Southern California

23 февраля 2019 No comments

NWS: Snow at elevation rarely seen in Southern California A very cold upper low pressure system tracked across California on February 21, 2019, bringing scattered showers, with snow showers down to extremely low levels, and isolated thunderstorms with hail. Snow showers were reported by spotters in Thousand Oaks, Simi... Read more...

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Flagstaff sets all-time daily snow record, Payson receives yearly snow amount in a day, Arizona

23 февраля 2019 No comments

Flagstaff sets all-time daily snow record, Payson receives yearly snow amount in a day, Arizona A powerful winter storm dumped record-breaking amounts of snow on Arizona this week, forcing the closure of roads, schools and government offices. Flagstaff Pulliam Airport in Flagstaff, Arizona recorded 911.8 mm (35.9 inches) of snow on February 21, 2019, setting... Read more...

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Severe flash flooding in Grenada, Mississippi

22 февраля 2019 No comments

Severe flash flooding in Grenada, Mississippi A significant flash flooding is taking place in Grenada, Mississippi after 152 mm (6 inches) of new rain fell overnight Friday, February 22, 2019. Flood waters off Bow Creek are now 305 cm (10 feet) deep and inundating low-lying structures, extreme meteorologist... Read more...

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Very strong M7.5 earthquake hits Ecuador – Peru border region at intermediate depth

22 февраля 2019 No comments

Very strong M7.5 earthquake hits Ecuador — Peru border region at intermediate depth A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit Ecuador — Peru border region at 10:17 UTC (05:17 local time) on February 22, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 132.4 km (82.3 miles). IGEPN is reporting M7.6 at a depth of 107 km (66.5 miles); EMSC... Read more...

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New lava dome forms on Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

21 февраля 2019 No comments

New lava dome forms on Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico A new lava dome has formed at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico, placing authorities on alert. A powerful eruption, much stronger than those of February 14 and 15, is possible. According to a report released by the National Coordination of Civil Protection on February... Read more...

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Shallow M5.7 aftershock hits Hokkaido, evacuation of landslide-prone areas advised, Japan

21 февраля 2019 No comments

Shallow M5.7 aftershock hits Hokkaido, evacuation of landslide-prone areas advised, Japan A strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M5.7 hit the Japanese island of Hokkaido at 12:22 UTC (21:22 JST) on February 21, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). USGS registered it M5.5 at a depth of 41.2 km (25.6 miles). The epicenter was... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 13 – 19, 2019

21 февраля 2019 No comments

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 13 — 19, 2019 New activity/unrest was reported 5 volcanoes from February 13 to 19, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Karangetang, Siau Island (Indonesia) | Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Piton de la... Read more...

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Extreme weather wreaks havoc across Pakistan, 93 percent above normal rainfall

21 февраля 2019 No comments

Extreme weather wreaks havoc across Pakistan, 93 percent above normal rainfall At least 26 people have been killed after extreme weather, including thunderstorms and heavy snowfall, hit Pakistan over the past few days. Pakistan's northern regions experienced heaviest January snowfall in 48 years while the entire drought-stricken country... Read more...

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Sinkholes force evacuation of Seawatch neighborhood in Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada

20 февраля 2019 No comments

Sinkholes force evacuation of Seawatch neighborhood in Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada Sinkholes are opening up in Seawatch, a high-end neighborhood of Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada for the past few years, resulting in the declaration of a local state of emergency and evacuation of 14 homes. The neighborhood's developer allegedly failed to... Read more...

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Floods destroyed 346 homes, severely damaged 427, Chile

20 февраля 2019 No comments

Floods destroyed 346 homes, severely damaged 427, Chile Chilean authorities said floods affecting the country since late January 2019 destroyed 346 homes and left 427 severely damaged as of February 15. Over 1 000 people have been displaced and at least 6 killed, ONEMI said. 1 person was killed in Arica y Parinacota, 2... Read more...

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