Archive for января 2020

Storms to continue impacting Northwest with cold wave on the way, U.S.

31 января 2020 No comments

A series of storms powered by an atmospheric river will continue affecting the Pacific Northwest in the coming days. Winter-like temperatures and snow are also expected to be back on Monday, February 3. "An extended period of heavy rain is expected for... Read more...

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Devastating floods in Madagascar seen from space

31 января 2020 No comments

Devastating floods in Madagascar seen from space International Space Station (ISS) and NASA's Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat — 8 captured the devastating flood that spread in Madagascar in January 2020, which killed 31, displaced 16 000 people, affected 107 000 individuals, and prompted the government... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: January 22 – 28, 2020

30 января 2020 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from January 22 to 28, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Fernandina, Ecuador | Kuchinoerabujima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) | Reykjanes, Iceland | Taal,... Read more...

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Cold wave grips northern Saudi Arabia, meteorologists fear strongest cold snap ever

30 января 2020 No comments

Parts of Saudi Arabia are shivering through a strong cold snap with chilly winds particularly in the northern regions. The cold wave started a few days ago and is forecast to go on for two weeks further, weather expert Muad Al-Ahmadi told Al Arabiya. "The first... Read more...

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Flash floods kill at least 3, leaves 4 500 homeless in central and southeastern Tanzania

30 января 2020 No comments

At least three people died and around 4 500 were left homeless after flash flooding hit Iringa district, central Tanzania, and Lindi in the southeastern region following days of a heavy downpour. In Iringa, the worst affected divisions were Pawaga and Idodi, where... Read more...

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Strombolian activity at Etna’s Voragine crater, Italy

29 января 2020 No comments

Strombolian activity at Etna's Voragine crater, Italy Moderate effusive and strombolian activity continues from Etna's Voragine crater on January 29, 2020. From January 20 — 26, this activity was accompanied by ash emissions from the New Southeast Crater and Northeast Crater. In addition, moderate seismic... Read more...

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Deadly floods and landslides hit Sumatra, Indonesia

29 января 2020 No comments

Deadly floods and landslides hit Sumatra, Indonesia Floods and landslides caused by heavy rains claimed the lives of at least 7 people and displaced more than 2 000 in Sumatra, Indonesia, according to the country's National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Heavy rain caused... Read more...

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Continuous steam emission from Nishinoshima volcano with lava flows reaching coastline, Japan

29 января 2020 No comments

Continuous steam emission from Nishinoshima volcano with lava flows reaching coastline, Japan Nishinoshima volcano in Japan has been showing continuous steam emissions rising from the island from January 15 to 21, 2020, the Japan Coast Guard reported. Lava flows were also seen entering the sea, while the heat radiation from the volcano has also been strong.... Read more...

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Heatwave conditions to persist across Australia, tropical low on course to bring significant rain to much of the country

29 января 2020 No comments

Heatwave conditions to persist across Australia, tropical low on course to bring significant rain to much of the country Heatwave conditions are expected to persist in parts of Australia ahead of the approaching front which is forecast to bring significant rainfall, according to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. With clear skies over much of Western... Read more...

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Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

29 января 2020 No comments

Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Solomon Islands A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Solomon Islands at 13:49 UTC on January 29 (00:49 LT on January 30), 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 86 km (53 miles). The EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 95 km (59 miles). This is the second M6+... Read more...

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