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100 000 people stranded as highest rainfall in 60 years hits Rangpur, Bangladesh

30 сентября 2020 No comments

Extremely heavy rainfall hit the city of Rangpur, Bangladesh over the weekend, paralyzing normal life across the city and stranding more than 100 000 people. In just 12 hours, the city registered more rainfall than in the entire month of September (433 mm/17 inches... Read more...

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3 dead, nearly 100 000 evacuate as two massive wildfires explode in Northern California

30 сентября 2020 No comments

3 dead, nearly 100 000 evacuate as two massive wildfires explode in Northern California At least 3 people lost their lives while almost 100 000 have fled their homes as two out-of-control wildfires continue to rage in Northern California. As of Tuesday, September 29, 2020, the Glass Fire has consumed more than 18 000 ha (45 000 acres) of land and,... Read more...

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Paralyzing flash floods and damaging hail hits Istanbul, Turkey

30 сентября 2020 No comments

Heavy rains accompanied by large hail lashed Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, resulting in paralyzing flash floods and damage. Severe weather conditions hit several districts in Istanbul around 08:00 UTC (11:00 LT), including Silivri, Buyukcekmece,... Read more...

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Ashfall produced by Sangay destroys 11 200 ha of crops, affecting at least 24 500 farmers, Ecuador

30 сентября 2020 No comments

Ashfall produced by the eruption Ecuador's Sangay volcano continues to be registered in several areas of the country, with most affected the Andean province of Chimborazo. A total of 11 198 ha (27 670 acres) of crops have been destroyed in the provinces of... Read more...

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Grímsvötn volcano Aviation Color Code raised from Green to Yellow, Iceland

30 сентября 2020 No comments

Grímsvötn volcano Aviation Color Code raised from Green to Yellow, Iceland The Aviation Color Code for Grímsvötn volcano was raised from Green to Yellow on September 30, 2020. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2011 -- it was a large and powerful VEI 4 eruption. The average eruption frequency during the last 1 100... Read more...

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Increase in frequency of severe cyclones over the North Indian Ocean

29 сентября 2020 No comments

Increase in frequency of severe cyclones over the North Indian Ocean From 1981 to 2017, statistics show that an average of five cyclones developed over the North Indian Ocean per year. However, recent studies indicate that there has been an increase in the frequency of cyclone formation from 2017 to 2019. As a result, there was also... Read more...

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Migrating tornadoes found to be more dangerous and deadlier in the Southeast, U.S.

29 сентября 2020 No comments

Migrating tornadoes found to be more dangerous and deadlier in the Southeast, U.S. Migrating tornadoes that are increasingly occurring in the southeastern United States have been found to be more dangerous and twice as deadly as twisters elsewhere in the country, according to an analysis by the Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E News). A... Read more...

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225 000 affected as third wave of flooding hits Assam, India

28 сентября 2020 No comments

At least 225 000 people have been affected in nine districts of Assam, India, as the ongoing third wave of flooding worsens, officials of Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) reported Sunday, September 27, 2020. Around 10 000 ha (25 000 acres) of... Read more...

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Nearly 830 000 affected as Sudan faces ‘unprecedented challenges’ amid worst flood in century

28 сентября 2020 No comments

Heavy rains and major floods continue to pose unprecedented challenges in disaster-stricken Sudan where 124 people have died and nearly 830 000 have been affected. Humanitarian workers are struggling as funds are running out, which are necessary to continue... Read more...

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Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits south of Africa

26 сентября 2020 No comments

Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits south of Africa A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit south of Africa at 17:10 UTC on September 26, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). The epicenter was located about 1 645... Read more...

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