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14 million acres of crops affected by powerful derecho in Iowa, U.S.

31 августа 2020 No comments

14 million acres of crops affected by powerful derecho in Iowa, U.S. Up to 5.6 million ha (14 million acres) of crops in Iowa have been battered a powerful derecho that struck parts of the Midwest on August 10, 2020. Northern Illinois University meteorology professor Victor Gensini considers it as one of the worst weather events of... Read more...

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Shallow M6.5 earthquake hits central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

31 августа 2020 No comments

Shallow M6.5 earthquake hits central Mid-Atlantic Ridge A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit central Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 21:20 UTC on August 30, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The EMSC registered it as M5.8 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). The epicenter was... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Chagos Archipelago region, Indian Ocean

31 августа 2020 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Chagos Archipelago region, Indian Ocean A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit the Chagos Archipelago region, Indian Ocean at 17:24 UTC on August 31, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was... Read more...

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New equatorial wind patterns observed in Antarctica, revealing new connections in global circulation

29 августа 2020 No comments

New equatorial wind patterns observed in Antarctica, revealing new connections in global circulation A team of researchers found evidence of a new equatorial wind pattern at Antarctica, unveiling a crucial connection between winds at the Earth's equator and atmospheric waves about 10 000 km (6 000 miles) away at the South Pole. The findings highlight how winds... Read more...

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Record-breaking rainfall submerges Karachi, leaving more than 20 people dead, Pakistan

28 августа 2020 No comments

At least 23 people were killed in weather-related incidents in Karachi, Pakistan, on August 27, 2020, as intense monsoon rains continued to batter parts of the country. Up to 223.5 mm (8.7 inches) of rain fell in just 12 hours on Thursday alone, marking the... Read more...

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Kesongo mud volcano erupts, leaving 4 people poisoned and 19 buffaloes missing, Indonesia

27 августа 2020 No comments

Kesongo mud volcano erupts, leaving 4 people poisoned and 19 buffaloes missing, Indonesia Kesongo mud volcano in Central Java, Indonesia erupted at around 05:00 LT on August 27, 2020, leaving 4 people poisoned and 19 buffaloes missing. The last eruption of this mud volcano took place 3 years ago. Blora BPBD Rapid Reaction Team Coordinator, Agung Tri,... Read more...

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Violent flooding leaves at least 110 fatalities, 2 000 houses destroyed in Parwan, Afghanistan

27 августа 2020 No comments

At least 110 people died and around 2 000 houses were destroyed after violent flash flooding swept through Parwan, Afghanistan, on August 26, 2020, with authorities noting that the death toll may continue to rise. The disaster management added that dozens were... Read more...

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Category 4 Hurricane “Laura” ties for strongest Louisiana landfalling hurricane on record

27 августа 2020 No comments

Category 4 Hurricane «Laura» ties for strongest Louisiana landfalling hurricane on record Category 4 Hurricane «Laura» made landfall near Cameron in southwestern Louisiana at 06:00 UTC (01:00 CDT) on August 27, 2020, with maximum sustained winds of 241 km/h (150 mph) and minimum central pressure of 938 hPa. Catastrophic storm surge, extreme... Read more...

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Storm Francis brings flood, damaging rainfall and record-breaking winds to UK and Ireland

26 августа 2020 No comments

Storm Francis hit parts of the UK and Ireland on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, bringing heavy rains and flooding that damaged hundreds of properties, prompted dozens of rescues, and left two people missing. The Met Office confirmed that the storm also brought... Read more...

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Two dams in Karachi overflow, at least 7 killed in weather-related incidents, Pakistan

26 августа 2020 No comments

At least 7 people were killed in different weather-related incidents across Karachi, Pakistan's largest city on August 25, 2020. On August 26, two dams in the city overflowed, placing several towns at risk of major flooding. More heavy rains are expected across... Read more...

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