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Increased activity at White Island volcano, New Zealand

31 октября 2019 No comments

Increased activity at White Island volcano, New Zealand Volcanic unrest continues at Whakaari/White Island and some monitored parameters show an increase in activity, with a level of uncertainty about what this means, GeoNet Duty Volcanologist Yannik Behr reported October 30, 2019. Hazards on the island remain unchanged... Read more...

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Record cold temperatures across western and central United States

31 октября 2019 No comments

Widespread record cold temperatures will continue today across the western and central portions of the country. In contrast, the eastern U.S. remains anomalously warm. In between this huge contrast in temperature, a large-scale low pressure system is currently... Read more...

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Another strong earthquake hits Mindanao – shallow M6.5, Philippines

31 октября 2019 No comments

Another strong earthquake hits Mindanao — shallow M6.5, Philippines A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M6.5 hit Cotabato, Mindanao at 01:11 UTC (09:11 LT) on October 31, 2019, at a depth of 6 km (3.7 miles). Both EMSC and USGS are reporting M6.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The quake hit 48 hours after... Read more...

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200 000 forced to evacuate, fatalities feared as massive floods hit Beledweyne, Somalia

31 октября 2019 No comments

At least 200 000 residents, including 100 000 children, have been forced to evacuate their homes in the town of Beledweyne, Somalia following severe floods. Fatalities are also feared as up to 20 people were thrown into floodwater when a boat capsized in Beledweyne,... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 23 – 29, 2019

31 октября 2019 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from October 23 — 29, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Klyuchevskoy, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Kuchinoerabujima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) | Pavlof,... Read more...

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Incessant heavy downpour wreaks havoc in El Salvador

30 октября 2019 No comments

Incessant heavy downpour wreaks havoc in El Salvador Non-stop heavy precipitations have been hitting El Salvador since October 12, 2019, resulting in floods and landslides. Fatalities and damage have also been reported by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies on October 28, 2019.... Read more...

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5 killed, 2 missing, 394 injured after M6.6 earthquake in Mindanao, Philippines

30 октября 2019 No comments

5 people were killed, 2 are missing and 394 were injured after a shallow M6.6 earthquake hit Mindanao, Philippines at 01:04 UTC (09:04 LT) on October 29, 2019, at a depth of 7 km (4.3 miles). The earthquake is tectonic in origin and was located at... Read more...

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Early-season winter storm spreading from Central Plains into Midwest, USA

30 октября 2019 No comments

An early-season winter storm has engulfed the Central Plains and Midwest and will continue to spread this week. In addition to the record cold, snow has been impacting much of Colorado today as the forward motion of the arctic front is impeded by the complex... Read more...

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At least 42 dead, dozens missing after landslide hits the city of Bafoussam, Cameroon

30 октября 2019 No comments

A large landslide hit the city of Bafoussam in western Cameroon on Monday night, October 28, 2019, killing at least 42 people and leaven dozens missing. Authorities said the slide was caused by several days of heavy rain. The city is located some 200 km (120 miles)... Read more...

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Extremely dangerous fire weather conditions for California, 26 million people under red flag warning

30 октября 2019 No comments

Critical and extremely critical fire weather conditions continue across parts of California through Thursday, October 31, 2019, especially for southern California. At least 10 fires are burning across the state on October 30, with more than 26 million people under... Read more...

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