Archive for января 2022

At least 4 killed as powerful storm dumps record-breaking snow, U.S.

31 января 2022 No comments

At least 4 killed as powerful storm dumps record-breaking snow, U.S.At least 4 people died and more than 120 000 customers were left without power after a powerful Nor'easter hit the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, January 29, and Sunday, January 30, 2022. More than 16 million people were placed under winter weather alerts. The...

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Pipeline ruptures after rockslide, indigenous people face another environmental disaster, Ecuador

31 января 2022 No comments

Pipeline ruptures after rockslide, indigenous people face another environmental disaster, EcuadorA pipeline running through Ecuador's Amazon rainforest ruptured on Friday, January 28, 2022, spraying crude oil into the rainforest. The event took place on the banks of the Coca River, threatening the livelihoods of 27 000 Indigenous Kichwa people still...

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At least 21 lives lost after floods and landslides hit Sao Paulo, Brazil

31 января 2022 No comments

At least 21 lives lost after floods and landslides hit Sao Paulo, BrazilFloods and landslides caused by heavy rains affecting the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil from Friday to Sunday, January 28 — 30, 2022, claimed the lives of at least 21 people and left more than 600 families without homes. At least 9 have been injured and many more...

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Increased activity at Taal volcano, Philippines

30 января 2022 No comments

Increased activity at Taal volcano, PhilippinesThe Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) is reporting increased activity at Taal volcano on January 29 and 30, 2022. The volcano remains on Alert Level 2. 9 small phreatomagmatic bursts, lasting from 10 seconds to 2 minutes, were registered...

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Shallow M6.5 earthquake, series of strong aftershocks hit Kermadec Islands region

29 января 2022 No comments

Shallow M6.5 earthquake, series of strong aftershocks hit Kermadec Islands regionA strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit the Kermadec Islands region at 02:46 UTC on January 29, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at the same depth. The epicenter was located about 117 km...

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits south of Panama

28 января 2022 No comments

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits south of PanamaA strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit south of Panama at 11:14 UTC on January 28, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). The epicenter was located about 284 km...

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Incandescence observed at Callaqui volcano, Chile

28 января 2022 No comments

Incandescence observed at Callaqui volcano, ChileIncandescence was observed at the Callaqui volcano in Chile's Biobio region at 00:55 UTC on January 27, 2022. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1980 (VEI 1). According to the analysis of images obtained from a fixed camera installed at the Callaqui...

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Egypt records its coldest winter in a decade

27 января 2022 No comments

Egypt records its coldest winter in a decadeThis year's winter season in Egypt turned out to be the coldest in a decade, with temperatures as much as 8 °C (14 °F) below the seasonal average. After paralyzing Greece and Turkey at the beginning of the week, a severe winter storm dubbed Elpida...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: January 19 – 25, 2022

27 января 2022 No comments

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: January 19 — 25, 2022New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes from January 19 to 25, 2022. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ambrym, Vanuatu | Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai, Tonga Islands | Wolf, Isla Isabela (Ecuador)....

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Schools, courts and other services remain closed after worst snowstorm since 1968 hits Greece

27 января 2022 No comments

Schools, courts and other services remain closed after worst snowstorm since 1968 hits GreeceA severe winter storm named Elpida affected Greece, including the capital Athens, from Monday, January 24 - Wednesday, January 26, 2022, with very low temperatures and heavy snow. This is the worst snowstorm to hit Greece since 1968. With heavy snow and overnight...

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