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Eruption at Mount Merapi spews ash up to 5.9 km (19 098 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

15 октября 2019 No comments

Authorities have issued an aviation warning following the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Merapi on October 14, 2019. The volcano, situated on the border of Central Java and Yogyakarta, erupted at 09:31 UTC (16:31 LT) and expelled a column of ash up to 5.9 km (19... Read more...

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Over 100 huge wildfires rage through Lebanon, the worst in decades

15 октября 2019 No comments

More than 103 huge fires raged through thousands of square meters of forest and several villages in Lebanon on Monday night, October 14, 2019. The affected towns and villages include Mechref, Kfar Matta, Daqoun, Zagharta, and Dibbiyeh, according to the National News... Read more...

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Landslide kills at least 23 in Ethiopia

15 октября 2019 No comments

At least 23 people have died after a mudslide hit the Konta district of southern Ethiopia on October 12, 2019. Officials confirmed the numbers on October 14. The landslide, which was a result of heavy rains, took the lives of victims from Amia 03 locality also... Read more...

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Sinkholes and steep cliffs forming up on New Jersey beaches after Subtropical Storm “Melissa”

15 октября 2019 No comments

Massive sinkholes are opening up on New Jersey beaches days after coastal flooding caused by slow-moving nor'easter, later subtropical and then tropical storm Melissa. Town officials in Sea Bright are warning people to stay away. If you get too close, the sand... Read more...

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Deadly wildfires leave widespread devastation in California

15 октября 2019 No comments

Wildfires have been raging across California, killing a number of residents, forcing mass evacuations, destroying properties, and wreaking havoc in the region. 100 000 residents had to flee on Friday, October 11, after Saddleridge Fire swept through the northern... Read more...

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State of emergency after unprecedented October snowstorm leaves 250 000 without power in Manitoba, Canada

14 октября 2019 No comments

At least 250 000 were left without power after an unprecedented snowstorm hit Manitoba, Canada. Heavy and wet snow began falling on Thursday, October 10 and continued into Friday, October 11. The capital, Winnipeg, was prompted to declare a state of emergency... Read more...

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Record weather conditions across USA in the first half of October

14 октября 2019 No comments

A strong early-season snowstorm pounded several parts of the United States in the first half of October. The unusual weather set records, with snowstorm blanketing the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains. Meanwhile, blizzard conditions have hit Dakota, while Denver... Read more...

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Hunger levels in Horn of Africa rise as region experiences driest summer in over 35 years

14 октября 2019 No comments

Hunger levels in Horn of Africa rise as region experiences driest summer in over 35 years Save the Children raised warning over a major emergency in the Horn of Africa as at least 13 million people will continue to face starvation following poor rainfall that affected crops, livestock, and livelihood. The area is now experiencing its driest summer since... Read more...

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Widespread floods after extreme rainfall brought by Typhoon “Hagibis” – dozens dead or missing, Japan

13 октября 2019 No comments

Widespread floods after extreme rainfall brought by Typhoon «Hagibis» — dozens dead or missing, Japan Typhoon «Hagibis» made landfall near Izu Peninsula in Japan's Shizuoka Prefecture, just southwest of Tokyo, shortly before 10:00 UTC (19:00 LT) on October 12, 2019, bringing extremely heavy rain and wind of 144 km/h (90 mph), Category 2 hurricane... Read more...

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Ambrym volcano Alert Level lowered from Level 2 to Level 1, Vanuatu

12 октября 2019 No comments

Ambrym volcano Alert Level lowered from Level 2 to Level 1, Vanuatu Observations and data from February 2019 to present show that activity at Ambrym volcano has declined and conditions become stable, thus we now recognize the level of volcanic activity as minor unrest, Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) said. There... Read more...

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