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Heavy rainfall destroys Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh

11 июля 2019 No comments

Heavy rainfall destroys Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh Heavy monsoon rainfall in south-eastern Bangladesh caused landslides and flooding in refugee settlements in Chittagong division. According to the office of the United Nation High Commissioner for refugees, 350 mm (13.7 inches) of rainfall fell in 72 hours from July... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 3 – 9, 2019

11 июля 2019 No comments

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 3 — 9, 2019 New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from July 3 to 9, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Manam, Papua New Guinea | Semisopochnoi, United States | Stromboli, Aeolian Islands (Italy) |... Read more...

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Angat Dam – Manila’s main water reservoir falls below critical low, Philippines

11 июля 2019 No comments

Angat Dam — Manila's main water reservoir falls below critical low, Philippines The water level in Angat Dam, the main water supply for Metro Manila fell below the critically low level of 160 m (524.9 feet) on July 11, 2019 and stood at 159.91 m (524.6 feet) as of 08:00 LT. ​Manila Water said yesterday it has narrowed its supply gap with... Read more...

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Glacial lake outburst in Pakhtunkhwa province of northern Pakistan

11 июля 2019 No comments

Glacial lake outburst in Pakhtunkhwa province of northern Pakistan Glacial lake outburst flood caused extensive damage in northern Pakistan on July 10, 2019. The flood took place in Chitral district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on July 7, 2019, causing immense damage to the affected region. There have been no deaths reported but... Read more...

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3 die, more than 200 000 affected by floods in Assam, excessive rain expected to continue, India

10 июля 2019 No comments

3 die, more than 200 000 affected by floods in Assam, excessive rain expected to continue, India At least 530 villages in 24 revenue circles falling under 11 Assam districts were impacted by the second flood wave on July 9 and 10, 2019. The situation is expected to get worse in the days and weeks ahead. The flood scenario in Assam has turned serious on July 9,... Read more...

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Seismic activity continues at Coso Volcanic Field in Inyo County, California

10 июля 2019 No comments

Seismic activity continues at Coso Volcanic Field in Inyo County, California The seismic activity that started early July 6, 2019 at the southern margin of Coso Volcanic Field in Inyo County, California continues at a rate of about 600 M1.0 or greater earthquakes per day. The activity was triggered by a magnitude M5.4 earthquake at 04:19... Read more...

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Flash Flood Emergency in New Orleans, Mississippi River projected to see one of its highest crests on record

10 июля 2019 No comments

Flash Flood Emergency in New Orleans, Mississippi River projected to see one of its highest crests on record A Flash Flood Emergency was declared for New Orleans, Louisiana early Wednesday morning, July 10, 2019, after up to 254 mm (10 inches) of rain hit the city within just several hours. The rain was produced by a tropical disturbance organizing in the Gulf of Mexico... Read more...

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NOAA: 12-month precipitation record hits all-time high for the third month in a row, U.S.

9 июля 2019 No comments

NOAA: 12-month precipitation record hits all-time high for the third month in a row, U.S. Heavy rainfall during the month of June added to another record-breaking 12 months of precipitation for the contiguous U.S — the third consecutive time in 2019 (April, May and June) the past 12-month precipitation record has hit an all-time high. The June... Read more...

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Wandan mud volcano erupts in Pingtung County, Taiwan

9 июля 2019 No comments

Wandan mud volcano erupts in Pingtung County, Taiwan Taiwan's Wandan mud volcano erupted again on July 8, 2019, ejecting mud more than 1.5 m (4.9 feet) above the ground. The eruption continued into July 9 with flames coming out of the ground. Its last eruption was on December 24, 2019. ​Wandan Township... Read more...

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Extremely heavy rainfall floods Washington, D.C., nearly a month’s worth of rain in 1 hour

8 июля 2019 No comments

Extremely heavy rainfall floods Washington, D.C., nearly a month's worth of rain in 1 hour Extremely heavy rainfall hit Washinton, D.C. metro area, on July 8, 2019, turning roads into rivers and forcing authorities to issue Flash Flood Emergencies. In just one hour, some areas just west of capital saw over 76.2 mm (3 inches) of rain, especially along the... Read more...

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