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Thunderstorms leave 12 people dead, hailstorms destroy crops in Uttar Pradesh, India

15 февраля 2019 No comments

Thunderstorms leave 12 people dead, hailstorms destroy crops in Uttar Pradesh, India Series of severe weather events hit plains and hills of North India over the past couple of days, producing heavy rain, snow, hailstorms and thundershowers. Lightning strikes in Uttar Pradesh killed 12 people on February 13, including 4 school children. In addition,... Read more...

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Heavy rain results in flooding, above average crashes and high-water rescues around the Las Vegas valley, Nevada

15 февраля 2019 No comments

Heavy rain results in flooding, above average crashes and high-water rescues around the Las Vegas valley, Nevada Heavy rain hit Nevada on February 14, 2019, resulting in widespread flooding across the Las Vegas valley and above average freeway crashes. Weather station at McCarran International Airport, official climate site for Las Vegas, registered 28.1 mm (1.11 inches) of... Read more...

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

14 февраля 2019 No comments

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 19:57 UTC on February 14, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. GFZ (preliminary) is reporting M5.6 at a... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 6 – 12, 2019

14 февраля 2019 No comments

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 6 — 12, 2019 New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes between February 6 and 12, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Karangetang, Siau Island (Indonesia) | Poas, Costa Rica. Ongoing activity: Agung, Bali... Read more...

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Eruption at Poas volcano forces closure of national park, Costa Rica

12 февраля 2019 No comments

A notable eruption started at Costa Rica's Poas volcano on February 11, 2019 with persistent low-level ash emission and crater incandescence. The eruptive column reached 200 m (650 feet) above the crater or 2 908 m (9 540 feet) above sea level). The eruption... Read more...

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At least 10 people killed, 1 800 injured as heavy rain, floods and landslides hit Peru

12 февраля 2019 No comments

Recent heavy rains and landslides claimed lives of at least 10 people and injured 1 800 across southern Peru, the country's President Martin Vizcarra said Monday, February 11, 2019. States of emergency were declared in a number of provinces. According to the... Read more...

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Heaviest January snowfall in 48 years helps drought-stricken Pakistan

11 февраля 2019 No comments

Heaviest January snowfall in 48 years helps drought-stricken Pakistan Pakistan«s mountainous areas received heavy snowfall in January 2019, helping the country whose fresh water is running out at an alarming rate. The country»s northern hilly areas received up to 1.8 and 2.1 m (6 and 7 feet) in January and the first week of... Read more...

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Dam bursts in West Java, causing deadly floods, Indonesia

11 февраля 2019 No comments

Overflowing Cinambo River in Indonesia's West Java province caused a dam holding the river in Pasar Jati to burst, flooding areas around the village of Jatiendah in the Cilengkrang district of Bandung Regency on February 9, 2019. According to official reports, 8... Read more...

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80 000 people affected, thousands of tents and homes destroyed in severe flash floods, Syria

8 февраля 2019 No comments

80 000 people affected, thousands of tents and homes destroyed in severe flash floods, Syria Severe flash flooding affecting Syria since the end of 2018 has affected more than 80 000 people, destroyed thousands of tents and caused concrete houses to collapse in Idleb and Aleppo provinces of northwest Syria. This area of the country has a high proportion of... Read more...

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Massive flash floods hit Atacama desert, Chile

8 февраля 2019 No comments

Heavy showers on high altitudes in northern Chile have caused dry river beds to become rushing torrents of water over the past couple of days. Major floods across the desert region of Atacama and continued through February 8. The flooding has left one dead, one... Read more...

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