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More than 45 000 displaced, 120 000 affected as flooding worsens in Greater Jakarta, Indonesia

29 февраля 2020 No comments

More than 45 000 displaced, 120 000 affected as flooding worsens in Greater Jakarta, Indonesia Nine people have lost their lives while 45 861 others have been displaced as flooding continues to worsen in Indonesia's GreaterJakarta, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reports. About 119 268 people have been affected by severe inundations in the... Read more...

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Massive glacier collapse and catastrophic mudflow near Machu Picchu, Peru

27 февраля 2020 No comments

Massive glacier collapse and catastrophic mudflow near Machu Picchu, Peru A massive glacier collapse took place near Machu Picchu (Cusco Region, Urubamba Province) on February 24, 2020, resulting in a catastrophic debris flow that claimed the lives of at least four people and left 13 others missing. Diario Correo reported that the event... Read more...

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Widespread flooding hits Central Region of Malawi, including capital Lilongwe

27 февраля 2020 No comments

Torrential rains since Monday, February 24, 2020, have led to widespread flooding in the Central Region of Malawi, including capital city Lilongwe. Local police reported four fatalities on Wednesday, February 26, due to weather-related incidents. Streets of Lilongwe... Read more...

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At least 22 dead or missing following severe flash floods and landslides in Colombia

27 февраля 2020 No comments

Severe flash floods and landslides due to persistent heavy rain claimed at least eight lives and left 14 missing in central-north Colombia, national authorities reported on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. An orange alert has been issued for mudslides in the affected... Read more...

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M5.9 earthquake hits near the coast of Yamdena island, Indonesia

26 февраля 2020 No comments

M5.9 earthquake hits near the coast of Yamdena island, Indonesia A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.9 hit near the coast of Yamdena island, Tanimbar Islands, Maluku, Indonesia at 07:33 UTC on February 26, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 61.2 km (38 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 44 km (27... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 19 – 25, 2020

26 февраля 2020 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from February 19 to 25, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Huaynaputina, Peru | Reykjanes, Iceland | San Miguel, El Salvador | Semisopochnoi, United... Read more...

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Increased earthquake activity at Great Sitkin volcano, alerts raised, Alaska

26 февраля 2020 No comments

Increased earthquake activity at Great Sitkin volcano, alerts raised, Alaska Earthquake activity at Great Sitkin volcano has increased over the past month and is now above background levels, forcing the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) to raise the Aviation Color Code to Yellow and the Alert Level to Advisory at 20:58 UTC on February 26,... Read more...

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Emergency declared in Indonesia’s West Java as widespread floods and landslides displace 10 000

26 февраля 2020 No comments

Widespread flooding and landslides due to constant rains forced roughly 10 000 people to flee their home in West Java, Indonesia, according to the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The calamities resulted in thousands of... Read more...

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Blizzard buries village in southeast Turkey under 6 m (20 feet) of snow, leaves dozens more isolated

25 февраля 2020 No comments

A powerful blizzard has buried a village in southeastern Turkey under about 6 m (20 feet) of snow, while 70 other villages were left isolated. Residents of the city of Yuksekova had been left without power and water on February 21, 2020, as they also struggle to dig... Read more...

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Major floods hit Indonesian capital Jakarta for second time this year

25 февраля 2020 No comments

Torrential rain has inundated Indonesian capital Jakarta on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, paralyzing wide areas of the city as rescue teams used boats to evacuate people. This was the second time severe flooding hit the capital, following the devastating heavy... Read more...

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