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King tides and Hurricane “Dorian” posing big concern for coastal Florida ahead of Labor Day weekend

31 августа 2019 No comments

King tides and Hurricane «Dorian» posing big concern for coastal Florida ahead of Labor Day weekend Residents living in coastal areas across South Florida fear Hurricane «Dorian» will be hitting the state during a king tides cycle. The National Weather Service warned Thursday, August 30 that this king tide, the second of four expected for the east... Read more...

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Another lake dries up in Lacandon Jungle, Mexico

31 августа 2019 No comments

Another lake dries up in Lacandon Jungle, Mexico Another lake in the Lacandon Jungle, state of Chiapas, Mexico dried up completely this month. Natives say it also dried up in 1950s. The Metzabok Lake used to cover 89 hectares (220 acres) before it evaporated this month, leaving nothing but cracked soil. Residents... Read more...

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At least 7 dead, several missing as severe flash floods hit southern Morocco

30 августа 2019 No comments

Severe flash floods left at least 7 people dead and several missing in Imi Ntiyaret municipality (Ighern District) following torrential rains across Taroudant Province, 600 km (373 miles) south of Rabat, Morocco on August 28, 2019. Search and rescue operations are... Read more...

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Bolivia loses 1.2 million ha (3.2 million acres) of forest land this year as wildfires continue

30 августа 2019 No comments

Forest fires continue raging across Bolivia's forests, damaging almost 1.2 million hectares (3.2 million acres) of land this year. The municipalities of Ascensión, Concepción, El Puente, San Antonio de Lomerío, San José, and San... Read more...

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Detailed analysis of violent explosive eruption of Stromboli volcano on August 28, Italy

30 августа 2019 No comments

Detailed analysis of violent explosive eruption of Stromboli volcano on August 28, Italy A new, violent, high-intensity explosive eruption started at Stromboli volcano at 10:17 UTC on August 28, INGV reports in a detailed analysis of the event. It was a new paroxysmal event that produced an eruption column up to 4 km (13 123 feet) above the summit area.... Read more...

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Severe flooding in Mauritania kills 5, risk of outbreak of waterborne diseases

30 августа 2019 No comments

Heavy rainfall affecting Mauritania since August 25, 2019, resulted in extreme flooding in parts of the country, claiming the lives of at least 5 people. Reports stated that the fatalities were recorded in Selibaby City in Guidimaka Region. Houses and establishments... Read more...

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Severe floods hit Uganda, claiming at least 5 lives

30 августа 2019 No comments

Flash floods caused by torrential rains result in 5 casualties in Eastern Uganda's Bulambuli district on August 28 and 29, 2019. The storms triggered the swelling of a river that swept away the victims who were reportedly buried under mud. "Relatives of the... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan

29 августа 2019 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan at 23:46 UTC on August 28, 2019 (08:46 JST, August 29). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 17.2 km (10.7... Read more...

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Very shallow M6.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon, U.S.

29 августа 2019 No comments

Very shallow M6.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon, U.S. A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit off the coast of Oregon, U.S. at 15:07 UTC on August 29, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 5.4 km (3.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). The epicenter was located... Read more...

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Strong eruption at Sheveluch volcano on August 29, ash to 10.3 km (34 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

29 августа 2019 No comments

Strong eruption at Sheveluch volcano on August 29, ash to 10.3 km (34 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia A strong eruption took place at Russian Shiveluch volcano at 00:57 UTC on August 29, 2019, producing an ash column up to 10.3 km (34 000 feet) above sea level. Sheveluch is one of Kamchatka's largest and most active volcanic structures. Volcanic ash emissions... Read more...

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