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Largest lahar in 5 years at Ubinas volcano, Peru

8 февраля 2019 No comments

Largest lahar in 5 years at Ubinas volcano, Peru A damaging lahar was produced by heavy rain falling over Ubinas volcano on February 6, 2019. The first signal was recorded at 15:10 local time in the region of Moquegua. This is the third lahar so far in 2019 and the largest since 2014, Ingemmet volcanologist... Read more...

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300 000 cattle died in Queensland’s historic floods caused by a year’s worth of rain in 10 days, Australia

8 февраля 2019 No comments

Record-breaking rains hit Queensland's Townsville over the past 7 days, causing historic flooding and killing at least 2 people and up to 300 000 cattle. While many are counting their losses, some farmers say the rain brought them much needed relief. Townsville... Read more...

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A month’s worth of rain in 2 hours as deadly storm hits Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

8 февраля 2019 No comments

A month's worth of rain in 2 hours as deadly storm hits Rio de Janeiro, Brazil A powerful storm swept through Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's second-largest city with a population of 6.3 million, late Wednesday into Thursday, February 7, 2019, bringing heavy rain and strong winds and leaving at least 6 people dead. The storm hit just several days... Read more...

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Magmatic recharge detected beneath Laacher See volcano, Germany

7 февраля 2019 No comments

Magmatic recharge detected beneath Laacher See volcano, Germany For the first time since the improvement of the local seismic networks in the East Eifel region, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, scientists have detected and located recurrent deep low-frequency (DLF) earthquakes in the lower crust and upper mantle beneath the... Read more...

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200 tons of TNT blasts largest landslide dam in recent years, Russia

7 февраля 2019 No comments

200 tons of TNT blasts largest landslide dam in recent years, Russia Following three weeks of preparation under — 30 °C ( — 22 °F) and strong ice winds, Russian military finally blew up a huge natural dam in the remote Russian region of Khabarovsk. The dam was created on the Bureya River mid-December 2018 after a 'large and... Read more...

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Another round of heavy snow, freezing rain and below average temperatures from the Plains to the Northeast, U.S.

7 февраля 2019 No comments

An intensifying low pressure system is expected to bring another round of heavy snow and freezing rain across the Central Plains through the Great Lakes into the Northeast. Road conditions are likely to deteriorate quite rapidly even at lower-elevation areas as the... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: January 30 – February 5, 2019

7 февраля 2019 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between January 30 and February 5, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 10 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Barren Island, Andaman Islands (India) | Karangetang, Siau Island (Indonesia) |... Read more...

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Ice storm hits Michigan, leaving 50 000 customers without power

6 февраля 2019 No comments

Ice storm hits Michigan, leaving 50 000 customers without power An ice storm swept through parts of Michigan late Tuesday, February 5 into Wednesday, February 6, 2019, leaving nearly 50 000 Consumers Energy customers without power. The worst affected is Kent County with more than 25 000 outages, followed by Muskegon County with... Read more...

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Karangetang lava flow reaches the sea, 5 villages evacuated, Indonesia

6 февраля 2019 No comments

Karangetang lava flow reaches the sea, 5 villages evacuated, Indonesia Lava flow produced by Indonesian Karangetang volcano has reached the sea on February 6, 2019. Over 110 villagers have been evacuated so far to safe locations across the volcanic island. Reports available on February 3 said authorities are evacuating Batubulan... Read more...

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Dozens hurt after M5.2 earthquake hits Shamakhi, Azerbaijan

6 февраля 2019 No comments

Dozens hurt after M5.2 earthquake hits Shamakhi, Azerbaijan A shallow earthquake registered by Azerbaijan's Seismology Service Center as M5.2 hit near the city of Shamakhi, Azerbaijan at 19:31 UTC on February 5, 2019 (23:31 local time), injuring dozens of people. The USGS is reporting M5.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2... Read more...

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