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Wildfires destroy entire villages, death toll rises to 4, Turkey

31 июля 2021 No comments

Wildfires destroy entire villages, death toll rises to 4, Turkey Wildfires that started in southern Turkey on Wednesday and Thursday, July 28 and 29, 2021, have devastated entire villages, claimed at least 4 lives, and forced the evacuation of hotels and dozens of villages. More than 70 wildfires broke out on Turkey's Aegean... Read more...

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Frigid polar air brings very rare snowfall, icy rains to southern Brazil

30 июля 2021 No comments

A fierce cold snap brought rare snow, icy rain, and strong winds to parts of southern Brazil on July 29 and 30, 2021. The event comes after several waves of destructive frost since mid-June. According to weather specialists at Somar Meteorologia, at least 40 cities... Read more...

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More than 300 000 people stranded after severe floods hit Bangladesh-Myanmar border

30 июля 2021 No comments

Heavy rains falling over the Bangladesh-Myanmar border region since Monday, July 26, 2021, caused severe flooding in which at least 20 people have died and more than 300 000 were stranded. This is the region where nearly one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar... Read more...

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Large landslide takes out part of Highway 707 in Himachal Pradesh, India

30 июля 2021 No comments

A massive landslide took out a stretch of National Highway 707 in the remote Shilai subdivision of Sirmaur district, India's state of Himachal Pradesh on July 30, 2021. The incident took place near the town of Nahan. As a result, the highway connecting Shilai... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Peru – Ecuador border region

30 июля 2021 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Peru — Ecuador border region A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Peru — Ecuador border region at 17:10 UTC (12:10 LT) on July 30, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 33.2 km (20.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). The epicenter... Read more...

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Massive damage after cloudburst hits Islamabad

30 июля 2021 No comments

Three days of heavy rainfall in northern Pakistan caused severe flash flooding in parts of the capital Islamabad and surrounding areas on July 28, 2021, leaving at least 2 people dead. The heaviest rains fell from 05:00 to 06:30 PST. In just a few hours, Saidpur... Read more...

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At least 150 fatalities after severe floods hit Afghanistan’s Nuristan Province

30 июля 2021 No comments

Severe floods and mudflows caused by heavy rainfall left at least 150 people dead in northeastern Afghanistan on July 28, 2021. The worst-affected was mountainous Nuristan Province in the eastern part of the country, particularly its Kamdesh District. According to... Read more...

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Flood flow at Buller River the largest in New Zealand since 1926

29 июля 2021 No comments

Flood flows on the Buller River in July 2021 were the largest of any river in New Zealand in almost 100 years, NIWA measurements show. Mike O'Driscoll, NIWA Environmental Monitoring Technician, used radar to measure the speed at the surface of Buller River from... Read more...

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Increased seismicity at Pagan volcano, Aviation Color Code raised to Yellow, Mariana Islands

29 июля 2021 No comments

Increased seismicity at Pagan volcano, Aviation Color Code raised to Yellow, Mariana Islands Local residents are reporting increased seismicity and light emissions from Pagan volcano, Northern Mariana Islands, prompting NMI/USGS to raise the Aviation Color Code to Yellow. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2012 (VEI 2). Ground-based... Read more...

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Massive M8.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Alaska, tsunami warnings issued

29 июля 2021 No comments

Massive M8.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Alaska, tsunami warnings issued A massive shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M8.2 hit near the coast of Alaska at 06:15 UTC on July 29, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 46.7 km (29 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M7.9 at depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 90.9... Read more...

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