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Congo government appeals for more and urgent help as severe floods affect 213 000 people

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Government authorities of the Republic of Congo have appealed for further prompt help as the number of people afflicted by the heavy flooding since last year climbed to 213 000. Inundations have wreaked havoc across the country, leaving thousands displaced, a number... Read more...

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Ex-tropical Cyclone “Esther” replenishes cattle country in Western Australia

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Pastoralists and tourism operators in Western Australia's Kimberley region welcomed soaking rains brought by Ex-tropical Cyclone «Esther» as it provided restoration to cattle stations with huge rainfall totals not seen in portions of the region for... Read more...

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More than 50 dead or missing as violent flash floods and mudslides hit Brazil

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More than 50 dead or missing as violent flash floods and mudslides hit Brazil At least 23 people lost their lives and more than 30 others went missing after continuous heavy downpour struck Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, causing violent flash floods and landslides. The death toll is expected to further increase as rescue teams and... Read more...

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Earthquake activity near Mt. Thorbjorn significantly decreased, uplift no longer being observed, Iceland

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Earthquake activity near Mount Thorbjorn has significantly decreased recently, the Icelandic Met Office (IMO) noted at 02:21 UTC on March 4, 2020. The office added that uplift is no longer being observed, which is likely due to the halt of magma inflow. Indications... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 26 – March 3, 2020

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New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes from February 26 to March 3, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bagana, Bougainville (Papua New Guinea) | Great Sitkin, Andreanof Islands (USA) | Merapi,... Read more...

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Parts of North Island experience worst drought on record, New Zealand

4 марта 2020 No comments

Parts of North Island experience worst drought on record, New Zealand The New Zealand army has been deployed to drought-stricken Northland to assist in relief efforts amid worsening drought conditions. Authorities described the situation as the worst drought on record. The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)... Read more...

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