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Record snow and freezing temperatures hit parts of South America

11 июля 2020 No comments

Record snow and freezing temperatures hit parts of South America Parts of South America were hit by record snow accumulations and below-freezing temperatures this week. This included Mendoza City in Argentina, which recorded about 1.5 m (5 feet) of snow-- the highest volume of snow in the city this early in the season. The Andes... Read more...

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Deadliest monsoon in 11 years triggers floods and multiple landslides in Nepal

10 июля 2020 No comments

Incessant monsoon rainfall has triggered floods and multiple landslides in several districts of Bagmati Pradesh and Gandaki Pradesh, Nepal, from Wednesday to Friday, July 8 to 10, 2020. The police confirmed at least 12 fatalities-- including three children, and 19... Read more...

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Southern Norway enters July with record 10 m (32 feet) of snow

10 июля 2020 No comments

Southern Norway enters July with record 10 m (32 feet) of snow More than 10 m (32 feet) of snow accumulated in parts of southern Norway by July, according to the BKK energy company, who is conducting clearing operations to prevent flooding in the mountains. The region is currently so cold that the snow is hardly melting, but... Read more...

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Winter pressure system hits Cyprus, in July

9 июля 2020 No comments

Winter pressure system hits Cyprus, in July An unseasonal low-pressure system brought isolated showers and thunderstorms to Cyprus, mainly in the mountains and inland, on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Cyprus Department of Meteorology chief Kleanthis Nicolaides said the weather left experts puzzled as such systems... Read more...

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Satellites show signs of drought in European groundwater

9 июля 2020 No comments

Satellites show signs of drought in European groundwater The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow On (GRACE-FO) satellites showed indications of drought in European groundwater in a map taken on June 22, 2020. According to the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), meteorological drought conditions began in... Read more...

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Pattaya paralyzed by major flash flood after heavy thunderstorm, Thailand

9 июля 2020 No comments

A heavy thunderstorm struck Pattaya City in Thailand on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, causing widespread flash floods that brought much of the city to a standstill. The worst-hit were Soi Khao Noi, Pattaya Beach Road, and Pattaya Third Road. Floodwater on some roads... Read more...

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Two months’ worth of rain triggers deadly landslide in Hubei, leaving at least 9 people missing, China

8 июля 2020 No comments

At least nine people are missing after a large landslide triggered by heavy rain hit China's Hubei Province on Wednesday morning, July 8, 2020. The region recorded 200 mm (8 inches), with Dahe Township recording 353 mm (14 inches)-- twice the July average... Read more...

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Large wildfire destroys 110 homes in Luhansk, leaves 4 people dead and 22 injured, Ukraine

8 июля 2020 No comments

Large wildfire destroys 110 homes in Luhansk, leaves 4 people dead and 22 injured, Ukraine A large forest fire broke out in Ukraine's Luhansk region on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, killing at least four people and destroying 110 residential properties. The fire was placed under control on Wednesday morning, July 8, with regional authorities pointing arson... Read more...

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Monsoon rains claims at least 7 lives in Karachi, Pakistan

8 июля 2020 No comments

At least seven people lost their lives while scores of others were injured in separate incidents in Pakistan's southern city Karachi in the first seasonal monsoon downpour on Monday, July 6, 2020. The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) reported 43 mm (1.7... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 1 – 7, 2020

8 июля 2020 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from July 1 to 7, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bulusan, Luzon (Philippines) | Laguna del Maule, Central Chile-Argentina border | Nishinoshima,... Read more...

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