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Wildfires scorch over 44 000 ha (109 000 acres) across Russia

13 мая 2019 No comments

Wildfires scorch over 44 000 ha (109 000 acres) across Russia According to a statement released by the Federal Aerial Forest Protection Service (Avialesokhrana) on Saturday, May 11, 2019, wildfires have scorched over 44 000 ha (109 000 acres) in 18 Russian regions. As of May 11, 2019, a total of 54 forest fires are active in... Read more...

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Eruption at Mount Agung ejects ash up to 5.5 km a.s.l., Aviation Color Code Red

13 мая 2019 No comments

Eruption at Mount Agung ejects ash up to 5.5 km a.s.l., Aviation Color Code Red Indonesian Mount Agung experienced another moderately strong eruption at 14:29 UTC on May 12, 2019, ejecting volcanic ash up to 5.5 km (18 000 feet) above sea level. The eruption lasted 2 minutes and 16 seconds, with a maximum amplitude of 25 mm. The Aviation Color... Read more...

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Hunger warning after early drought hits DPRK, 10.1 million in need of urgent food assistance

13 мая 2019 No comments

Hunger warning after early drought hits DPRK, 10.1 million in need of urgent food assistance The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society (IFRC) warns early seasonal drought in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) could exacerbate hunger, malnutrition and health problems for thousands of children, pregnant and... Read more...

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Extremely heavy rain hits Yonaguni, Okinawa, Japan – 367 mm (14.4 inches) in 6 hours

13 мая 2019 No comments

Extremely heavy rain hits Yonaguni, Okinawa, Japan — 367 mm (14.4 inches) in 6 hours A stationary front dumped extremely heavy rain on the island Yonugani, Japan's southernmost province of Okinawa on Monday, May 13, 2019. An evacuation advisory was issued for the entire island. The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said the town, located in the... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Costa Rica – Panama border region

12 мая 2019 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Costa Rica — Panama border region A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Costa Rica — Panama border region at 19:24 UTC (14:24 LT) on May 12, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 19 km (11.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 18 km (11.1 miles). The... Read more...

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Flash floods cause major freight train derailment in Mississippi

12 мая 2019 No comments

Flash floods cause major freight train derailment in Mississippi Heavy overnight rains and floods caused a major freight train derailment in Hillsdale, southwest Mississippi on May 11, 2019. There are no injuries but chemicals are reportedly leaking in the water. The derailment occurred just north of Hillsdale Road, Pearl River... Read more...

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Extreme floods hit Asunción, Paraguay

12 мая 2019 No comments

Extreme floods hit Asunción, Paraguay Floods in Paraguay displaced approximately 40 000 people over the past two months and caused significant losses to the country's cattle industry. Some 10 000 people have been evacuated to capital Asunción where extreme floods took place on May 10. Locals... Read more...

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Intense heatwave claims at least 111 lives, India

11 мая 2019 No comments

Intense heatwave claims at least 111 lives, India At least 111 people died of heatstroke over the past 42 days in Indian states of Andhra Pradesh (45) and Telangana (66). Temperatures ranged from 43 — 46 °C (109.4 — 114.8 °F) in more than 360 measuring stations across Andhra Pradesh. The hottest was... Read more...

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M6.3 earthquake hits near the east coast of Kyushu, Japan

10 мая 2019 No comments

M6.3 earthquake hits near the east coast of Kyushu, Japan A strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.3 hit near the east coast of Kyushu, Japan at 23:48 UTC (08:48 JST) on May 8, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 23 km (14.3 miles); EMSC M6.4 at a... Read more...

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Another intense Arctic cold outbreak pushing into Europe

10 мая 2019 No comments

Another intense Arctic cold outbreak pushing into Europe Just a couple of days after record-breaking cold hit much of Europe, bringing heavy rain, a lot of snow and below average temperatures, another shot of cold Arctic air will push toward continental Europe from May 11 through 14. Temperatures across Europe are still... Read more...

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