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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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Large explosion at Popocatepetl volcano, ash to 7.9 km (26 000 feet) a.s.l., Mexico

25 февраля 2020 No comments

Large explosion at Popocatepetl volcano, ash to 7.9 km (26 000 feet) a.s.l., Mexico A large explosion took place at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano at around 06:20 UTC on February 25, 2020. According to the Washington VAAC, volcanic ash is rising up to 7.9 km (26 000 feet) above sea level. At 11:13 UTC, the volcanic ash cloud was 130 km (80... Read more...

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Heavy rains hit Egypt, causing severe flooding and major traffic disruptions

25 февраля 2020 No comments

Heavy rains hit Egypt, causing severe flooding and major traffic disruptions Heavy rains pounded many parts of Egypt, including capital Cairo, on Monday, February 24, 2020, causing severe floods and major traffic disruptions. Authorities have decided to suspend classes in schools and universities nationwide on Tuesday, from Alexandria in the... Read more...

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Destructive storms hit KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

25 февраля 2020 No comments

Severe storms wreaked havoc across KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on February 22 and 23, 2020, triggering flash flooding which killed one woman. Disaster management teams were deployed in affected areas after reports of torn rooftops, uprooted trees, and swept-away... Read more...

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