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Record-breaking September snowstorm dumps 4 feet of snow on parts of Montana, USA

30 сентября 2019 No comments

A record-smashing snowstorm with wet snow and strong winds hit parts of the Northern Rockies on September 28 and 29, 2019, resulting in power outages, uprooted trees, and road closures. Several parts of Montana experienced blizzard conditions and more than a foot of... Read more...

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Above-average rainfall, widespread floods hit India, killing more than 80 people in just 4 days

29 сентября 2019 No comments

Above-average rainfall, widespread floods hit India, killing more than 80 people in just 4 days Above-average rainfall affecting the Indian states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh over the past 4 days claimed lives of more than 80 people. Very heavy rainfall is expected to continue over the next two days. Two main rivers in Uttar Pradesh are overflowing after... Read more...

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Strong M6.4 earthquake, numerous aftershocks near the coast of Mindanao, Philippines

29 сентября 2019 No comments

Strong M6.4 earthquake, numerous aftershocks near the coast of Mindanao, Philippines A strong earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M6.4 hit near the coast of Mindanao, Philippines at 02:02 UTC (10:02 LT) on September 29, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 60 km (37 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 76.1 km (47.2 miles); EMSC... Read more...

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Microplastics in the Great Lakes become benthic, study shows

29 сентября 2019 No comments

Microplastics in the Great Lakes become benthic, study shows Sediment petrologist Patricia Corcoran and several of her students at the University of Western Ontario found that microplastics in the Great Lakes are becoming benthic, as presented on the Geological Study of America Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, on September... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits near the coast of Maule, Chile

29 сентября 2019 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits near the coast of Maule, Chile A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the CSN Chile as M6.6 hit near the coast of Maule, Chile at 15:57 UTC (10:57 local time) on September 29, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 30.9 km (19.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 16.5 km (10... Read more...

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22 dead, 8 others missing as heavy rains pound Maharashtra, India

27 сентября 2019 No comments

Intense rain wreaked havoc in Maharashtra, India, resulting in 22 fatalities, 8 people missing, damaged structures, and washed-away properties particularly in districts Pune and Jalgaon, according to reports on September 27, 2019. Skymet Weather said Pune has been... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

27 сентября 2019 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands, New Zealand A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Kermadec Islands, New Zealand at 12:05 UTC on September 27, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 35 km (21 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). The epicenter was... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Maluku, Indonesia

26 сентября 2019 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Maluku, Indonesia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.8 hit Seram Island, Maluku, Indonesia at 23:46 UTC on September 25, 2019 (08:46 local time, September 26). The agency is reporting a depth of 18.2 km (11.3 miles). USGS is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 18.2... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 18 – 24, 2019

26 сентября 2019 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 0 volcanoes from September 18 — 24, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 19 volcanoes. Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) | Ambae, Vanuatu | Asosan, Kyushu (Japan) | Dukono, Halmahera (Indonesia) |... Read more...

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Rare tornado hits Willcox, Arizona

26 сентября 2019 No comments

Rare tornado hits Willcox, Arizona Remnants of Hurricane «Lorena» brought floods, strong winds, and a very rare tornado to Arizona on September 23, 2019. The tornado hit the city of Willcox late September 23, injuring 2 people, NWS confirmed. The agency rated it as EF — 1 with speeds of 145... Read more...

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