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2019 U.S. corn planting at an all-time low percentage, remains behind schedule in 15 of 18 monitored states

11 июня 2019 No comments

2019 U.S. corn planting at an all-time low percentage, remains behind schedule in 15 of 18 monitored states Corn and soybean planting in the United States remains well below average from 2014-18, according to data provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Crop Progress report released June 10, 2019. Historically low planting season is the result of massive... Read more...

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Heavy rain turns wadis into raging rivers, cause deadly floods in southern and eastern Yemen

11 июня 2019 No comments

Heavy rain turns wadis into raging rivers, cause deadly floods in southern and eastern Yemen Heavy rains and floods hit Yemen's southern and eastern provinces on June 9, 2019, leaving at least 3 people dead. According to security officials, torrential rains, lightning and strong winds caused a number of injuries in addition to blocking main roads in... Read more...

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Deadly flash floods hit Ouest Department, Haiti

10 июня 2019 No comments

Deadly flash floods hit Ouest Department, Haiti At least 4 people have been killed and another four are missing after heavy rain produced severe flash flooding in Haiti's Ouest Department from June 3 to 6, 2019. According to Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) and media reports, roads and bridges were... Read more...

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Record-setting noctilucent clouds, NLCs seen over San Francisco Bay Area, California

10 июня 2019 No comments

Record-setting noctilucent clouds, NLCs seen over San Francisco Bay Area, California Sky watchers in the San Francisco Bay Area, California witnessed an extraordinary display of noctilucent clouds (NLCs) on June 9, 2019. As these clouds are typically confined to latitudes above +55 N and San Francisco is at +38 N, this marks one of the... Read more...

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NOAA predicts very large 2019 dead zone for the Gulf of Mexico

10 июня 2019 No comments

NOAA predicts very large 2019 dead zone for the Gulf of Mexico NOAA scientists are forecasting 2019 Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone, or dead zone, to be very large — approximately 20 277 km2 (7 829 mi2). Dead zones are areas of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other marine animals. Considered one of the world’s... Read more...

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Heavy rain, hail and strong winds hit S, SW and E China, leaving at least 7 people dead

10 июня 2019 No comments

Heavy rain, hail and strong winds hit S, SW and E China, leaving at least 7 people dead Torrential rains affecting China over the past couple of days produced deadly floods in several provinces in south, southwest and east China, including Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guizhou, Guangdong provinces and Guangxi Zhuang According to reports released by... Read more...

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Hundreds evacuate in western Japan as rainy season sets in

10 июня 2019 No comments

Hundreds evacuate in western Japan as rainy season sets in Parts of western Japan were inundated by torrential rain early June 7, 2019, forcing hundreds of people to evacuate and disrupting transportation services. The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said that warm, humid air moving toward a low-pressure system is causing... Read more...

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Study determines Tatun Volcano and Guishan Island are active volcanoes, Taiwan

10 июня 2019 No comments

Study determines Tatun Volcano and Guishan Island are active volcanoes, Taiwan A long-term study carried out by Academia Sinica's Institute of Earth Sciences research team determined that Tatun group, north of Taipei City, and Guishan Island are active volcanoes. Assisted by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the team set up the... Read more...

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Heavy rain floods North Carolina, states of emergency declared, U.S.

9 июня 2019 No comments

Heavy rain floods North Carolina, states of emergency declared, U.S. At least 3 people have been killed after a slow-moving storm dumped extremely heavy rain on parts of the southeastern United States over the past couple of days. On June 5, Wharton and Palacios, Texas, received massive 203.2 mm (8 inches) of rain in less than 12... Read more...

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Powerful eruption at Sinabung volcano, ash to 16.7 km (55 000 feet), Indonesia

9 июня 2019 No comments

Powerful eruption at Sinabung volcano, ash to 16.7 km (55 000 feet), Indonesia A new high-level eruption started at Indonesian Mount Sinabung around 09:28 UTC on June 9, 2019. The Aviation Color Code is Red. According to the Darwin VAAC, volcanic ash is rising up to 16.7 km (55 000 feet) above sea level at 10:05 UTC, moving west. "Webcam... Read more...

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