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Ongoing floods claim 116 lives, displace 100 000 families in Kenya

30 апреля 2020 No comments

Ongoing floods in Kenya have claimed at least 116 lives and displaced 100 000 families, Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa reported Wednesday, April 28, 2020, as he addressed the media. Some 29 counties have been affected by the severe weather, and... Read more...

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Czech Republic facing catastrophic drought– the country’s worst in 500 years

30 апреля 2020 No comments

The Czech Republic is experiencing a catastrophic drought, threatening their harvest and supply of water, Environment Minister Richard Brabec announced Wednesday, April 29, 2020. This has been the country's worst dry spell in 500 years. A map presented by the... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: April 22 – 28, 2020

30 апреля 2020 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes from April 22 to 28, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Krakatau, Indonesia. Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu... Read more...

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Torrential rains aggravate situation in areas still affected by Tropical Cyclone “Harold” in Fiji

29 апреля 2020 No comments

Torrential rains affecting Fiji since April 27, 2020, triggered widespread flooding and landslides in areas still affected by Tropical Cyclone «Harold.» The country's disaster management office (NDMO) issued warnings on April 29, urging residents to... Read more...

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Ebeko volcano covers Severo-Kurilsk in ash, Russia

29 апреля 2020 No comments

A relatively large explosion occurred at the Ebeko volcano in Paramushir Island, Russia, at 21:21 UTC on April 28, 2020 (06:21 LT on April 29). The Aviation Color Code remains Orange. According to the Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC), ash plume reached up... Read more...

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Heavy rains trigger floods in Najran, Saudi Arabia

28 апреля 2020 No comments

Heavy rains triggered flooding in the city of Najran in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Monday, April 27, 2020. The rains were dumped by a storm system from the Mediterranean Sea which merged with a cold front, bringing wet and windy conditions from Turkey to Saudi... Read more...

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Intense rains trigger deadly flash floods in Ethiopia and Somalia, 83 000 displaced

28 апреля 2020 No comments

Seasonal rains continued to strengthen in most parts of East Africa during the fourth week of April 2020, leading to a significant increase in rainfall which triggered deadly flash floods in Ethiopia and Somalia. Around 83 000 people have been displaced.​ Since... Read more...

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32 000 displaced by ongoing rains in Kenya, flooding and mudslide death toll rises to 29

28 апреля 2020 No comments

32 000 displaced by ongoing rains in Kenya, flooding and mudslide death toll rises to 29 Ongoing rains in Kenya continue to cause widespread and damaging floods in the western and eastern counties, displacing as many as 32 000 people so far since March 2020, according to the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS). The death toll from massive mudslides and... Read more...

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Lava flow, phreatic bursts and collapse of loose slag material at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Russia

27 апреля 2020 No comments

Lava flow, phreatic bursts and collapse of loose slag material at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Russia A moderate explosive-effusive eruption continues at Russian Klyuchevskoy volcano with Strombolian and sometimes Vulcanian activity observed. The Aviation Color Code remains Orange. The lava flow first observed on April 18 continues to move on the southeastern flank... Read more...

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More than 100 000 affected by ‘once-in-a-generation’ floods in Yemen, UN reports

27 апреля 2020 No comments

More than 100 000 affected by «once-in-a-generation» floods in Yemen, UN reports More than 100 000 people across Yemen have been affected by torrential rains and «once-in-a-generation» flooding, the United Nations Office of the Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator reported on April 26, 2020. On March 25, destructive flash... Read more...

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