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Popocatepetl volcano alert level raised, Mexico

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Popocatepetl volcano alert level raised, Mexico Mexican authorities have raised the alert level for Popocatepetl volcano from Yellow Phase 2 to Yellow Phase 3 on March 28, 2019. The decision was made due to increased activity observed in recent days, possible magma expulsion and explosions of increased intensity.... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: March 20 – 26, 2019

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: March 20 — 26, 2019 New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes from March 20 — 26, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bezymianny, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Tengger Caldera, Eastern Java (Indonesia) | Villarrica,... Read more...

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Early-season wildfires burning in northern Portugal

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Early-season wildfires burning in northern Portugal Wildfires are burning in northern Portugal fueled by strong winds and unexpectedly high temperatures (28 °C / 82.4 °F) several months before expected. Wildfire alert was issued Tuesday evening, March 26, prohibiting farmers from using slash-and-burn methods,... Read more...

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10 million people in Afghanistan face severe acute food insecurity after floods and drought

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10 million people in Afghanistan face severe acute food insecurity after floods and drought 10 million people in Afghanistan (population 35 million) are facing severe acute food insecurity following 3 years of drought and recent floods. Three years of drought have contributed to massive crop failure, economic hardship, hunger and loss of life, forcing 266... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm shaking Tjörnes Fracture Zone, Iceland

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Earthquake swarm shaking Tjörnes Fracture Zone, Iceland An earthquake swarm that started in Tjörnes Fracture Zone on Saturday, March 23, 2019 is still ongoing and the number of earthquakes has increased on March 27, the Icelandic Met Office reported 22:40 UTC, March 27. The quakes are located 6 km (3.7 miles)... Read more...

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