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Up to 600 dolphins washed up along Atlantic coast of France this year

19 февраля 2019 No comments

Up to 600 dolphins washed up along Atlantic coast of France this year Up to 600 dolphins have washed up on beaches along the Atlantic coast of France since the start of 2019. Although dead dolphins wash up on beaches in France every year, scientists say the situation is alarming. Two different surveys, according to The Local, showed... Read more...

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Large sinkholes opening in central Turkey’s Konya Province

19 февраля 2019 No comments

Large sinkholes opening in central Turkey's Konya Province Two massive sinkholes have opened up in a clover field in the Resadiye neighborhood of Karapinar city, central Turkey's Konya Province over the past few days. Karapinar district, built on a volcanic field, is home to about 55 734 people and an increasing number... Read more...

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Mount Bromo erupts, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Indonesia

19 февраля 2019 No comments

Mount Bromo erupts, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Indonesia Indonesian Mount Bromo erupted at 23:00 UTC on February 18, 2019 (06:00 local time, February 19), forcing authorities to raise the Aviation Color Code to Orange (previously unassigned). The Alert Level remains at Level 2 since 2016. The volcano has been erupting... Read more...

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Explosive activity at Etna forces partial airport closure, Aviation Color Code Red, Italy

18 февраля 2019 No comments

Explosive activity at Etna forces partial airport closure, Aviation Color Code Red, Italy Explosive activity is taking place at Etna's NE crater, producing significant volcanic ash in the vicinity of the volcano, the Toulouse VAAC reported 07:43 UTC on February 18, 2019. The Aviation Color Code has been raised to Red and ash has caused partial... Read more...

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Eruption starts at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

18 февраля 2019 No comments

Eruption starts at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion A new eruptive phase started at Reunion's Piton de la Fournaise volcano at 05:48 UTC on February 18, 2019 (09:48 local time) following two days of intense seismic activity. According to the information provided by the OVPF, the eruption seems to be taking place... Read more...

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Los Angeles received more rain in first 45 days of 2019 than in entire 2018, California

18 февраля 2019 No comments

Los Angeles received more rain in first 45 days of 2019 than in entire 2018, California Los Angeles, California received 250.19 mm (9.85 inches) of rain so far this year, more than it received during the entire 2018 — 198.12 mm (7.80 inches). While Los Angeles sees about 355.6 mm (14 inches) of rain in a full year, this year's 250 mm probably says... Read more...

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Four killed as flash floods hit Crete, Greece

18 февраля 2019 No comments

Four killed as flash floods hit Crete, Greece Flash flooding hit the Greek island of Crete on February 16 and 17, 2019, sweeping away one vehicle with four people inside. The island was hit hard by a cold front affecting parts of the country since last week with heavy rain and strong winds. According to the... Read more...

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Rare snow blankets Las Vegas, black ice forces road closures, Nevada

18 февраля 2019 No comments

Rare snow blankets Las Vegas, black ice forces road closures, Nevada After heavy rain and widespread flooding across the Las Vegas Valley on February 14, the region was hit by a snow-dumping winter storm on Sunday, February 17, 2019. Authorities are reporting black ice on the roads early Monday morning, closing some of them and... Read more...

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Deep M6.4 earthquake hits New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea

17 февраля 2019 No comments

Deep M6.4 earthquake hits New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit New Ireland region of Papua New Guinea at 14:35 UTC on February 17, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 367.9 km (228.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 375 km (233 miles). The epicenter was... Read more...

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Heavy rain hits parts of Zimbabwe, breaks 42-year-old record, 60 gold miners feared dead

16 февраля 2019 No comments

Heavy rain hits parts of Zimbabwe, breaks 42-year-old record, 60 gold miners feared dead Heavy rain hit parts of Zimbabwe on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 12 and 13, 2019, causing floods in which up to 60 illegal gold miners are feared to have lost their lives. The miners were trapped overnight Wednesday after a dam burst flooded two disused shafts in... Read more...

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