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Increased activity at Tangkubanparahu volcano, Indonesia

24 июля 2019 No comments

Increased activity at Tangkubanparahu volcano, Indonesia PVMBG is reporting increased seismic activity under Tangkubanparahu volcano (also known as Tangkuban Perahu), West Java, Indonesia. The last time this volcano erupted was back in 2013 (VEI 2). This volcano has a known history of VEI 1 and 2 eruptions over the past... Read more...

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Annual monsoon death tool reaches 650 across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan

24 июля 2019 No comments

Annual monsoon death tool reaches 650 across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan More than 650 people were killed since the onset of annual monsoon across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Heavy rainfall and resulting floods affected more than 10 million people and forced tens of thousands to evacuate. Officials in India report at least 467... Read more...

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At least 14 killed, 48 missing after landslides hit Guizhou, China

24 июля 2019 No comments

At least 14 killed, 48 missing after landslides hit Guizhou, China At least 14 people have been killed and 48 others remain missing after two large landslides hit southwestern China on July 23, 2019. The main cause for the landslides is heavy rainfall, authorities said. According to CCTV, a landslide hit Shuicheng county of Guizhou... Read more...

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Rare tornado touches down in Cape Cod, Massachusetts

24 июля 2019 No comments

Rare tornado touches down in Cape Cod, Massachusetts A rare tornado hit Cape Cod, Massachusetts on July 23, 2019, causing widespread destruction in the popular tourist vacation town. Of the 1 253 tornadoes that the US has on average each year, Massachusetts sees only one and Alaska and Rhode Island none. According to... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Balleny Islands region, Southern Ocean

23 июля 2019 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Balleny Islands region, Southern Ocean A shallow M6.0 earthquake hit Balleny Islands region, the Southern Ocean at 10:33 UTC on July 23, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC registered it as M6.0 at a depth of 30 km (18 miles). The epicenter was located 1 875 km (1 165 miles)... Read more...

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Ubinas volcano: Strong volcanic ash pulse to 9.4 km (31 000 feet) a.s.l., Peru

23 июля 2019 No comments

Ubinas volcano: Strong volcanic ash pulse to 9.4 km (31 000 feet) a.s.l., Peru A strong explosion took place at Ubinas volcano, Peru at around 04:34 UTC on July 23, 2019 (23:34 LT, July 22). The explosion ejected incandescent material on the slopes of the volcano. Volcanic ash rose to a height of about 9.3 km (31 000 feet) above sea level,... Read more...

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Historic severe drought wreaks havoc in parts of Thailand

22 июля 2019 No comments

Historic severe drought wreaks havoc in parts of Thailand Historic severe drought has so far affected 32 000 ha (70 073 acres) of rice crops in Thailand's Phimai district. Officials observed the situation in the district and found rice on 32 000 ha (79 073 acres) have wilted and are on the verge of dying as various... Read more...

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Severe flooding death toll in India, Nepal and Bangladesh surpasses 300

22 июля 2019 No comments

Severe flooding death toll in India, Nepal and Bangladesh surpasses 300 Death toll from intense flooding in parts of India, Bangladesh, and Nepal surpassed 300 on July 22, 2019. Vast parts of eastern India have been affected by heavy rains and floods over the past two weeks, claiming lives of at least 200 people. 7.27 million people... Read more...

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State of emergency after powerful eruption at Ubinas volcano, 10 000 people affected, Peru

21 июля 2019 No comments

State of emergency after powerful eruption at Ubinas volcano, 10 000 people affected, Peru The Government of Peru has declared a state of emergency for 12 districts located in four provinces of the regions of Moquegua, Arequipa, and Tacna on July 20 after violent eruptions started at Ubinas volcano early July 19, 2019. The emergency measure will be in... Read more...

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Wildfires burning in heavily forested Castelo Branco region, central Portugal

21 июля 2019 No comments

Wildfires burning in heavily forested Castelo Branco region, central Portugal More than 1 000 firefighters are battling several large wildfires in central Portugal since July 20, 2019. Fanned by strong winds, the fires are burning in heavily forested Castelo Branco region, 200 km (124 miles) N of capital Lisbon. Several national highways were... Read more...

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