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Authorities plan emergency and safety measures as seismic activity continues at new underwater volcano near Mayotte

11 февраля 2020 No comments

Authorities plan emergency and safety measures as seismic activity continues at new underwater volcano near Mayotte Mahoran authorities have started planning emergency and safety measures in case of dangerous seismic or volcanic activity near Mayotte due to a newly-discovered underwater volcano, which has been showing continuous activity since 2018. The seismic swarm found about... Read more...

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Rare snowfall blankets Baghdad for the second time in more than 100 years, Iraq

11 февраля 2020 No comments

Residents of Baghdad, Iraq woke up to the city blanketed in rare snow on Tuesday, February 11, 2020-- a sight last seen in 2008 and the second time in more than a century. According to the Iraqi Meteorological Organization, the country is exposed to a cold polar air... Read more...

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Severe floods hit Sao Paulo, Pinheiros river at highest level in 15 years, Brazil

11 февраля 2020 No comments

Severe floods hit Sao Paulo, Pinheiros river at highest level in 15 years, Brazil Heavy rains affecting Sao Paulo (population 12.2 million), Brazil since Sunday, February 9, 2020, caused deadly floods and landslides across the city. The Pinheiros River also overflowed after reaching its highest level since 2005. At least two people have lost... Read more...

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Decreased earthquake activity near Grindavik, magmatic intrusion just west of Mt. Thorbjorn, Iceland

11 февраля 2020 No comments

Decreased earthquake activity near Grindavik, magmatic intrusion just west of Mt. Thorbjorn, Iceland Earthquake activity near Mt. Thorbjorn, Grindavik has decreased over the past 6 days, but small earthquakes are still being detected. Indications are that the crustal deformation pattern has changed, however, the uplift has slowed down. In total, the uplift is about... Read more...

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Severe cold snap grips eastern Turkey as record cold temperatures hit Ardahan, blizzard hampers search for 13 missing

11 февраля 2020 No comments

Eastern Turkey is under the grip of freezing weather, with some areas seeing snowstorms and piercing temperatures including a record-breaking — 40 °C ( — 40 °F) in the town of Gole, Ardahan, on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Heavy snow and blizzard also caused... Read more...

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