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typhoon doksuri 02 50 UTC September 15 2017 vietnam landfall

Typhoon "Doksuri" hits Vietnam, 9 dead, 4 missing 112 injured

Typhoon "Doksuri" made landfall near Quong Dong, Ha Tinh province of northern Vietnam around 03:00 UTC on September 15, 2017 with maximum sustained winds of 148 km/h (92 mph) and gusts to 185 km/h (115 mph), according to satellite assessments. This made...

September 15, 2017

storm aileen sebastian germany september 13 2017

Severe windstorm hits Germany, killing at least 3

At least three people have been killed after a powerful windstorm swept across northern Germany on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Named Windstorm "Sebastian" by the German weather service (DWD), this storm is known in the United Kingdom as Storm...

September 14, 2017

aurora forecast at 16 56 utc september 14 2017

G2 - Moderate geomagnetic storm in progress

Our planet is under the influence of a positive polarity coronal hole high speed stream (CH HSS) which is causing isolated periods of G2 - Moderate geomagnetic storming. Geomagnetic K-index of 5 (G1 - Minor) geomagnetic storm threshold was reached at 15:43 UTC. G2 -...

September 14, 2017

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Active volcanoes in the world: September 6 - 12, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between September 6 and 12, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Aoba, Vanuatu | Fernandina, Ecuador | Nevados de Chillan, Chile | Villarrica, Chile....

September 14, 2017

hurricane max at 12 30 utc on september 14 2017

Hurricane "Max" about to hit Mexico, dangerous storm surge and heavy rain expected

Tropical Storm "Max" intensified into a Category 1 hurricane at 12:00 UTC on September 14, 2017. The government of Mexico has changed the Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Warning from Zihuatanejo to Punta Maldonado to a Hurricane Warning. A dangerous...

September 14, 2017

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Large slow-moving landslide captured on video, Tibet

A dramatic earthflow, slow-moving landslide, occurred in Qinghai province's Dimye village, Tibet on September 7, 2017 and was captured on video. Geophysicist and disaster researcher Mika McKinnon said the flow might be associated with the melting permafrost,...

September 14, 2017

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Very large sinkhole opens near Apopka middle school in Florida

A very large sinkhole opened up behind Apopka Memorial Middle School in Orange County, Florida on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. The hole is eating up a section of the West Orange Trail. "The hole - located north of Votaw Road and south of McCoy Village Court...

September 14, 2017

tropical storm max at 20 30 utc september 13 2017

Tropical Storm "Max" forms, about to hit Mexican state of Guerrero

Tropical Storm "Max" formed near the southwest coast of Mexico on September 13, 2017 as the 13th named storm of the 2017 Pacific hurricane season. Max is expected to make landfall on the southern coast of the Mexican state of Guerrero on September 14 and...

September 13, 2017

spain fireball september 12 2017

Two bright fireballs over Spain on September 10 and 12, 2017

SMART Project framework recorded two bright meteor fireballs over Spain on September 10 and 12, 2017. The first one was recorded over the province of Toledo and Ciudad Real at 23:26 UTC on September 10. The luminous phenomenon began at an altitude of about 80 km...

September 13, 2017

hurricane irma at 11 30 utc on september 6 2017 rcp

Irma for the history books: Meteorological records and most notable facts

Irma was born as a tropical storm on August 30, 2017 and became a hurricane on August 31. It then rapidly intensified into Category 5 hurricane and passed over several Caribbean islands, destroying everything in its path. It made landfall over Cudjoe Key in the...

September 13, 2017

iceland meteor september 12 2017

Bright, slow-moving fireball recorded over Iceland

A bright, slow-moving fireball meteor was observed and recorded over Iceland at 22:48 UTC on September 12, 2017. The event lasted for about 10 seconds. Iceland's leading astronomy website, Stjörnufræðivefurinn, said that the phenomenon was a...

September 13, 2017

saint petersburg meteor september 11 2017

Bright fireball over Saint Petersburg, Russia

A bright meteor streaked across the night sky over Saint Petersbug, Russia around 17:17 UTC (20:17 local time) on September 11, 2017 and was observed and recorded by numerous witnesses. The event lasted up to 7 seconds before the object disintegrated. According to...

September 13, 2017

tropical storm doksuri forecast track september 13 2017

Tropical Storm "Doksuri" intensifying, landfall expected in northern Vietnam

Tropical Storm "Doksuri," known in the Philippines as Maring, formed Tuesday, September 12, 2017, after moving over the Philippines as a tropical depression. While slowly moving over the Philippines, this storm dumped heavy rain and caused landslides in...

September 13, 2017

typhoon talim on september 12 2017 himawari 8 feat

Typhoon "Talim" forms, track takes it toward Shanghai, landfall over Kyushu, Japan

Tropical Storm "Talim" formed September 9, 2017 in the Pacific Ocean and intensified into a typhoon late September 11. Although its yesterday's track took it over northern Taiwan and into SE China, today's track has drastically changed and Talim is...

September 12, 2017

storm aileen september 12 and 13 2017 uk

Storm "Aileen" has officially been named, severe gales expected in central UK

The UK Met Office has officially named the first storm of the 2017/18 season on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, as a deepening area of low pressure is expected to cross the UK on Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, September 13, bringing severe gales to central parts...

September 12, 2017

sheveluch eruption september 11 2017

Strong eruption at Sheveluch, ash cloud up to 10 km (33 000 feet) a.s.l.

A strong eruption started at Russia's Sheveluch volcano at 17:50 UTC on September 11, 2017. Ash cloud drifted east and reached an altitude of up to 10 km (33 000 feet). The eruption lasted some 30 minutes and was recorded by webcams and satellites. Satellite...

September 12, 2017

hurricane jose september 11 2017

Hurricane "Jose" looping in Atlantic, a turn toward the Bahamas and US expected

Hurricane "Jose" moved away from the northern Leeward Islands on Saturday, September 9, 2017 and is now looping around in the Atlantic Ocean, far northeast of the Bahamas. At 21:00 UTC on September 11, the center of Hurricane "Jose" was located...

September 11, 2017

jardines del rey airport cuba after hurricane irma

10 people died in Cuba as a result of Hurriane "Irma"

The Cuban government announced Monday, September 11, 2017 that ten people have died in the country as a result of Hurricane "Irma." Seven people died in capital Havana, mainly as a result of building collapses. Category 4 Hurricane "Irma"...

September 11, 2017

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Glancing blow expected from CME produced by major X8.2 solar flare

A major X8.2 solar flare that erupted at 16:06 UTC on September 10, 2017 from Region 2673, produced a powerful asymmetric full halo Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) and it appears one part of it is heading toward Earth. A glancing blow is expected late on September 13....

September 11, 2017

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Tropical Depression "Maring" to make landfall over Quezon-Aurora area, Philippines

A tropical depression named by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) as Maring is expected to make landfall tomorrow afternoon (local time) over Quezon-Aurora area, Philippines. Maring has maintained its strength...

September 11, 2017

severe flash flood zadar croatia september 11 2017

Thunderstorm hits Zadar and becomes stationary, causing unprecedented flash flood, Croatia

A severe thunderstorm that swept over Italy on September 10, 2017, causing at least 6 deaths, reached Croatia during the late afternoon hours, dumping heavy rain. Heavy rain continued through the rest of the day and overnight, breaking, in some areas, monthly...

September 11, 2017

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S3 - Strong solar radiation storm in progress, active alert for aircrews and pregnant passengers

A powerful X8.2 solar flare erupted from Region 2673, located just around the visible disk, at 16:06 UTC on September 10, 2017, causing R3 - Strong radio blackout and a rapid increase in relativistic proton levels. Within just 3 hours, solar radiation storm reached...

September 11, 2017

x8 2 solar flare 16 28 utc september 10 2017 sdo aia 131

4th X-class flare: X8.2 erupts from Region 2673, second strongest of the cycle

A major solar flare measuring X8.2 (R3-Strong radio blackout) at its peak time erupted from Active Region 2673 at 16:06 UTC on September 10, 2017. The event started at 16:44, peaked at 16:06 and ended at 16:31 UTC. This is the 4th X-class solar flare from this...

September 10, 2017

livorno tuscany italy severe flood september 10 2017

Severe flooding hits central Italy, at least six dead and two missing

At least six people have been killed and 2 are still missing in the Tuscan port town of Livorno after a nearly stationary severe storm dumped heavy rain on Sunday, September 10, 2017, triggering severe flooding and landslides. Mayor Filippo Nogarin said a 'crazy...

September 10, 2017

hurricane irma 05 15 utc september 10 2017

Destructive Hurricane "Irma" moving through Florida, toward Georgia

After striking northern Cuba on Saturday, September 9, 2017, Hurricane "Irma" turned toward Florida and regained Category 4 hurricane strength. This extremely dangerous hurricane made landfall at Cudjoe Key in lower Florida Keys at 13:10 UTC (09:10 EDT) on...

September 10, 2017

katia over mexico 23 30 utc september 8 2017

Katia hits Mexico as Category 1 hurricane, crawling through and dumping heavy rain

Katia weakened to a tropical depression near Mexico's Sierra Madre Mountains around 12:00 UTC on September 9 after making landfall north of Tecolutla in the state of Veracruz around 03:00 UTC. Although Katia was Category 2 hurricane and still strengthening while...

September 09, 2017

soda springs idaho earthquake swarm 2017

210 earthquakes detected in Idaho, experts say M7.0 possible but not likely

A total of 210 earthquakes have been detected in Southeast Idaho near the city of Soda Springs, Caribou County since Saturday, September 2, 2017. Experts say that they can't guarantee there won't be a larger quake in this area, but 'the possibility is...

September 09, 2017

3122 florence by mike olason

Two moons discovered orbiting large asteroid 3122 Florence as it flew past Earth

Asteroid 3122 Florence (1981 ET3), one of the largest known, flew past Earth at a distance of 18.38 LD (~7 million km / 4.4 million miles / 0.047 AU) at 12:06 UTC on September 1, 2017. This is the largest asteroid to pass this close to our planet since the first...

September 09, 2017

hurricane irma at 22 45 utc september 8 2017

Hurricane "Irma" - Cuba to get hit, warnings extended northward along the Florida Peninsula

Hurricane "Irma" changed its projected path and its latest forecast track takes it over or very near the coast of northern Cuba. On the current forecast track, Irma will start moving away from Cuba around 18:00 UTC on Saturday, September 9 and make a turn...

September 08, 2017

hurricane jose at 20 15 utc september 8 2017

Jose reaches Category 4 hurricane strength, following Irma toward Leeward Islands

Tropical Storm "Jose" formed September 5, 2017 over the open waters of Atlantic Ocean as the 10th named tropical cyclone of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Three days later, Jose is a powerful, Category 4 hurricane following almost the same path that...

September 08, 2017

sheveluch eruption september 7 2017

Sheveluch erupts ash up to 8.5 km a.s.l., Klyuchevskoy alert level raised, Russia

Two strong eruptions were recorded at Russia's Sheveluch volcano over the past 24 hours. The first one, registered at 20:30 UTC on September 7, sent ash up to 8.2 km (27 000 feet) above sea level, while the second, registered at 10:30 UTC today, sent ash up to...

September 08, 2017

hurricane katia forecast track 15 45 utc september 8 2017

Katia now dangerous Category 2 hurricane, crawling toward Mexico

Category 2 Hurricane "Katia" is slowly moving toward the coast of eastern Mexico and is expected to make landfall near or at major hurricane strength early Saturday morning (CDT), September 9, 2017, somewhere between Nautla and Monte Gordo, Veracruz. A...

September 08, 2017

m8 1 solar flare september 8 2017 07 58 utc aia 131

Strong M8.1 solar flare erupts from Region 2673

A strong solar flare measuring M8.1 at its peak erupted from Active Region 2673 at 07:49 UTC on September 8, 2017. The event started at 07:40 and ended at 07:58 UTC. This is the third M-class solar flare of the day and the 18th since September 4, when the first...

September 08, 2017

mexico earthquake september 8 2017

Extremely dangerous M8.1 earthquake hits Mexico, tsunami generated

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as 8.1 (upgraded from M8.0) hit near the coast of Chiapas, Mexico at 04:49 UTC on September 8, 2017 (23:49 local time, September 7). The agency is reporting a depth of 69.7 km (43.3 miles). A red alert for shaking-related...

September 08, 2017

aurora over finland september 8 2017

G4 - Severe geomagnetic storming observed as CME from X9.3 flare impacts Earth

A Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) produced by the X9.3 solar flare on September 6, 2017, reached our planet at 23:04 UTC on September 7, 2017, a full day earlier than it was expected. G3 - Strong geomagnetic storming started 23:25 and increased to G4 - Severe at 23:50...

September 08, 2017

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Alert level for Aoba (Ambae) volcano raised, Vanuatu

Volcanic activity at Aoba volcano, also known as Ambae, continues to increase, the Vanuatu Geohazards Observatory (VGO) reported September 6, 2017, and raised the Volcanic Alert Level for the volcano from Level 2 to Level 3 (on a scale of 0 - 4). This means that the...

September 07, 2017

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Active volcanoes in the world: August 30 - September 5, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between August 30 and September 5, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 19 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ambrym, Vanuatu | Fernandina, Ecuador | Nevados de Chillan, Chile | Sangay,...

September 07, 2017

bonin islands earthquake japan september 7 2017

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Bonin Islands, Japan region

A deep earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit Bonin Islands, Japan at 17:26 UTC on September 7, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 460 km (285.8 miles). USGS is reporting the same magnitude and depth. According to the USGS, the epicenter was located...

September 07, 2017

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Earthquake swarm starts in the Bardarbunga caldera, Iceland

Icelandic Met Office (IMO) reports an earthquake swarm started in the Bardarbunga caldera at 02:15 UTC on September 7, 2017 when an earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred. The last eruption of this volcano started in September 2014 and ended in February 2015....

September 07, 2017

x1 3 solar flare september 7 2017

3rd X-class solar flare: Major X1.3 flare erupts from Region 2673, CME produced

A major solar flare measuring X1.3 at its peak time erupted from Region 2673 at 14:36 UTC on September 7, 2017. The event started at 14:20, peaked at 14:36 and ended at 14:55 UTC. This is the third X-class solar flare since X2.2 at 09:10 UTC and X9.3 at 12:02 UTC on...

September 07, 2017