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Area along major river in Japan almost entirely submerged in flood following destructive Typhoon “Hagibis”

20 октября 2019 No comments

The area along the Abukuma River in northeastern Japan was almost totally submerged in floodwater as an aftermath of chaotic Typhoon «Hagibis,» which made landfall in Shizuoka Prefecture on October 12, 2019. The storm dumped massive rains, in parts... Read more...

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Scientists find ‘domino-like’ sequence of ruptures in Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence, California

20 октября 2019 No comments

A new study of the Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence, the largest earthquake sequence in Southern California, that began on July 4, 2019, provided new evidence that massive earthquakes can happen in a more complex fashion than commonly expected. The observation by... Read more...

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Small explosion signals at Pavlof volcano, alerts raised, Alaska

20 октября 2019 No comments

Small explosion signals from Pavlof volcano have been detected on the infrasound network located at Sand Point and on the local seismic network on October 19, 2019. It is unknown if the explosions produced any volcanic ash, but their small size suggests any hazard... Read more...

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Nearly 200 000 displaced as unprecedented flooding hits South Sudan

20 октября 2019 No comments

Heavy rains caused unprecedented flooding in the northeastern part of South Sudan, forced 200 000 residents to evacuate, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) spokesperson Andrej Mahecic said October 18, 2019. The affected area, located in the Upper Nile... Read more...

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Shishaldin volcano alert levels raised, Alaska

18 октября 2019 No comments

Shishaldin volcano alert levels raised, Alaska The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) raised the Aviation Color Code for Shishaldin volcano to ORANGE and the Alert Level to WATCH on October 17, 2019. Satellite observations indicated that a lava effusion event began on October 13 and is likely continuing. The... Read more...

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Emission of steam and gas at Momotombo volcano, Nicaragua

18 октября 2019 No comments

Emission of steam and gas at Momotombo volcano, Nicaragua After further investigation, the plume seen in satellite and webcam looks more like water vapor and gases, the Washington VAAC reported at 16:14 UTC on October 18, 2019, shortly after receiving information about possible volcanic ash plume rising above Momotombo... Read more...

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At least 28 killed, 286 homes destroyed as severe flooding hits Upper East Region, Ghana

18 октября 2019 No comments

Eight days of unusually heavy rain caused severe floods in parts of northeastern Ghana, leaving at least 28 people dead. According to the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), 286 homes were completely destroyed and 1 264 partially damaged. "The... Read more...

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Masaya volcano expels ashes, Nicaragua

17 октября 2019 No comments

Masaya volcano expels ashes, Nicaragua Nicaraguan Masaya volcano expelled small amounts of ash toward the municipality of Ticuantepe on October 15, 2019. Early morning winds blew away most of the accumulated ashes. Winds continue to blow from southeast to northwest, so an investigation and monitoring of... Read more...

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Scientists discover new geophysical phenomenon – Stormquake

17 октября 2019 No comments

A study published on October 14, 2019, shows a new geophysical phenomenon where a heavy storm can trigger seismic events in the nearby ocean as powerful as a 3.5 magnitude earthquake. Lead author Wenyuan Fan, an assistant professor of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric... Read more...

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Submarine eruption at Lateiki (Metis Shoal), Tonga

17 октября 2019 No comments

Submarine eruption at Lateiki (Metis Shoal), Tonga The Aviation Color Code for Lateiki volcano, previously known as Matis Shoal, was raised to Orange at 21:20 UTC on October 14, 2019, after several observations confirmed eruption in progress. Real Tonga pilots flying between Tongatapu and Vava'u observed the... Read more...

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