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Taal volcano alert status raised to Alert Level 2 (increasing unrest), Philippines

9 марта 2021 No comments

Taal volcano alert status raised to Alert Level 2 (increasing unrest), Philippines The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has raised the alert status of Taal volcano from Alert Level 1 (low level of unrest) to Alert Level 2 (increasing unrest) on March 9, 2021. Since February 13, 2021, the volcano has been exhibiting... Read more...

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Flash floods leave 7 dead, 3 missing in Chlef, Algeria

8 марта 2021 No comments

At least seven fatalities were reported while three others remain missing as flash flooding swept through Chlef Province in Algeria on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Heavy rainfall on Saturday led to flash flooding in many areas in Chlef, particularly in the Oud Sly... Read more...

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Severe flash floods hit Malacca, Malaysia

8 марта 2021 No comments

Heavy rains triggered severe flash floods in Malacca, Malaysia, on Saturday, March 6, 2021. As a result, roads were paralyzed and many vehicles were swept away. Heavy rains fell for about an hour on Saturday, washing away vehicles. No injuries were reported as the... Read more...

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Heavy rains cause flash flooding in southern Spain

8 марта 2021 No comments

Heavy rains from Friday, March 5, 2021, triggered flash flooding in southern Spain, particularly in the regions of Andalusia and Murcia. Dozens of people were rescued from inundated homes after a river broke its banks, while several areas were cut off. In Malaga... Read more...

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Large eruption at Sangay volcano, ash to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l., Ecuador

7 марта 2021 No comments

Large eruption at Sangay volcano, ash to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l., Ecuador A large eruption started at Sangay volcano, Ecuador at around 04:00 UTC on March 6, 2021, producing a volcanic ash column up to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) above sea level, according to the Washington VAAC. Strong ashfall was reported in Chimborazzo: Pallatanga, Chunichi,... Read more...

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New seismic tremor on Reykjanes Peninsula, more than 22 000 earthquakes since February 24, Iceland

7 марта 2021 No comments

New seismic tremor on Reykjanes Peninsula, more than 22 000 earthquakes since February 24, Iceland A new seismic tremor similar to the one measured on March 3 started on Reykjanes Peninsula at 00:22 UTC on March 7, 2021. Today's tremor was much shorter than the one on March 3 -- it lasted 20 minutes vs. several hours four days ago. Seismicity increased... Read more...

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Ash rises up to 10.7 km (35 000 feet) a.s.l. after 10th paroxysm at Etna volcano, Italy

7 марта 2021 No comments

Ash rises up to 10.7 km (35 000 feet) a.s.l. after 10th paroxysm at Etna volcano, Italy A rapid increase in the amplitude of volcanic tremor at Etna volcano started at 01:30 UTC on March 7, 2021, leading up to an increase in Strombolian activity at the SE crater around 03:30 UTC and 10th paroxysm since February 16. The Aviation Color Code was raised to... Read more...

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Cold blast sweeps through Northeast following winter storm in the West, U.S.

5 марта 2021 No comments

Parts of New York and New England are recording below zero-degree wind chills on Friday morning, March 5, 2021, as a cold blast sweeps through the Northeast. The cold wave came after a winter storm brought heavy snow to parts of the West on Thursday, March 4. Wind... Read more...

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Severe flooding damages hundreds of buildings, strands 14 000 people in Piura, Peru

5 марта 2021 No comments

As many as 14 000 people have been cut off after flooding hit the Piura Region in northern Peru, the National Institute of Civil Defence (INDECI) reported on March 2, 2021. Up to 187 homes have been damaged, as well as public buildings and roads. Intense rains hit... Read more...

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Another eruption at Etna volcano, heavy ash up to 12 km (39 370 feet) a.s.l., Italy

4 марта 2021 No comments

Another eruption at Etna volcano, heavy ash up to 12 km (39 370 feet) a.s.l., Italy Etna's 9th paroxysmal eruptive episode since February 16 started at 02:20 UTC on March 4, 2021, followed by several hours of strong strombolian activity and renewed fountaining at 07:50 UTC. Lava fountains reached about 500 m (1 640 feet) above the edge of the... Read more...

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