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Loud explosion at Piparo mud volcano, cracks appearing across roads, Trinidad and Tobago

22 сентября 2019 No comments

Residents living near Piparo mud volcano, Trinidad and Tobago reported they heard a loud explosion at 22:08 local time, September 21, 2019 (02:08 UTC, September 22). In May 2019, geologists said pressure is building up under the volcano, raising fears another... Read more...

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More than 100 people injured, 600 buildings damaged after M5.6 earthquake hits Albania, the strongest in 30 years

22 сентября 2019 No comments

More than 100 people injured, 600 buildings damaged after M5.6 earthquake hits Albania, the strongest in 30 years A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC and USGS as M5.6 hit near capital Tirana, Albania (population 375 000) at 14:04 UTC on September 21, 2019 (16:04 LT) at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). There are more than 2 540 000 people living within 100 km (62... Read more...

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Very close view of Surtseyan eruption at Anak Krakatau, Indonesia

21 сентября 2019 No comments

Very close view of Surtseyan eruption at Anak Krakatau, Indonesia A group of tourists visited Anak Krakatau on September 18, 2019, and managed to capture a surprising explosion from a very close distance. The activity at the volcano has not changed over the past weeks, with intermittent phreatic or phreatomagmatic explosions in... Read more...

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Major, catastrophic flooding hits Texas, at least two people dead as slow-moving storm dumps over 1 100 mm (43 inches) of rain

20 сентября 2019 No comments

Major, catastrophic flooding is occurring across much of Southeast Texas, NWS said September 18, a day after Tropical Storm «Imelda» made landfall near Freeport, TX, adding that some areas could see up to 1 000 mm (40 inches) of rain through Friday,... Read more...

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Rising number of fatal landslides makes 2019 the worst year on record

20 сентября 2019 No comments

Rising number of fatal landslides makes 2019 the worst year on record A new update on landslides from the 2019 northern hemisphere monsoon season by Dr. Dave Petley, Vice-President (Research and Innovation) at the University of Sheffield, UK, showed how an unusually high number of landslides resulted in thousands of fatalities this... Read more...

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September 2019 Mumbai’s wettest ever

19 сентября 2019 No comments

The first 18 days of September 2019 recorded 921.7 mm (36.3 inches) of rains in Mumbai, India, breaking the previous record of 920 mm (36.2 inches) set on September 1954. Weather enthusiast and founder of Vagaries of Weather blog, Rajesh Kapadia, said that in a span... Read more...

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Imelda continues dumping heavy rain on parts of the Southeast Texas, already the 5th wettest tropical cyclone for the contiguous US

19 сентября 2019 No comments

Imelda continues dumping heavy rain on parts of the Southeast Texas, already the 5th wettest tropical cyclone for the contiguous US Tropical Depression «Imelda» formed on September 18 and strengthened into a tropical storm just before making landfall near Freeport, Texas. The storm continues to unleash life-threatening floods in the southeast part of the state, particularly in the... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 11 – 17, 2019

19 сентября 2019 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from September 11 to 17, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Alaid, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Copahue, Central Chile-Argentina border | Nevados de Chillan,... Read more...

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Very deep M6.2 and M6.0 earthquakes hit near the coast of Java, Indonesia

19 сентября 2019 No comments

Very deep M6.2 and M6.0 earthquakes hit near the coast of Java, Indonesia Two very deep earthquakes, registered as M6.2 and M6.0 by the USGS, hit near the coast of Java, Indonesia at 07:06 and 07:32 UTC on September 19, 2019. The agency is reporting depths of 611.8 km (380 miles) and 591.2 km (367 miles), respectively. EMSC is reporting... Read more...

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Early snow hits Heilongjiang, China’s coldest province

18 сентября 2019 No comments

China«s northernmost city of Mohe, Heilongjiang Province received new season»s first snow on September 15, 2019. According to the local observatory, the snow came 25 days earlier than last year. ​The area, which is considered the coldest in China,... Read more...

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