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More than 200 people killed after heavy rains hit Maharashtra, India

Heavy rains and resulting floods and landslides affecting the Indian state of Maharashtra since July 21 have claimed at least 207 lives and left 11 people missing, the state government said Tuesday, July 27, 2021. The worst-hit district is Raigad, with 95 fatalities...

July 28, 2021

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Strong eruption at Sinabung volcano, ash to 7 km (23 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

A strong eruption started at the Indonesian Sinabung volcano, North Sumatra at 06:20 UTC on July 28, 2021 (13:20 local time). The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. According to Sinabung Volcano Observatory, the eruption lasted for about 12 minutes. Two volcanic...

July 28, 2021

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Thousands of animals perish, 1 500 people evacuate as massive wildfires ravage Sardinia, Italy

1 500 people have been forced to evacuate parts of south-western Sardinia, Italy after devastating wildfires fueled by strong and hot winds rapidly spread through parts of the island over the weekend, July 24 and 25, 2021. Regional governor described the wildfires...

July 27, 2021

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Increased volcanic unrest at White Island, Alert Level raised to 2, New Zealand

Volcanic unrest has increased at Whakaari/White Island, with sustained greater heat flow and volcanic gas changes, prompting GeoNet to raise the Volcanic Alert Level to Level 2 and the Aviation Color Code to Yellow. There is still uncertainty about what is driving...

July 26, 2021

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Sulawesi, Indonesia at 12:09 UTC on July 26, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 98 km (61 miles) WNW...

July 26, 2021

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Massive landslide in northern India caught on video

A massive landslide caused by heavy rains hit Kinnaur District in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh on July 25, 2021, claiming the lives of 9 people and injuring 3. All of them were tourists from Delhi. Videos of the event show massive rocks tumbling down a...

July 26, 2021

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the Kermadec Islands region at 12:51 UTC on July 24, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 11 km (6.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). The epicenter was located 974 km...

July 24, 2021

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Magma rising at Great Sitkin volcano, Alaska

A lava dome-like feature formed in the summit crater of Great Sitkin volcano, Alaska, suggesting magma is rising near the surface. As a result, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) has raised the Aviation Color Code to ORANGE and the Volcano Alert Level to WATCH. A...

July 24, 2021

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Strong M6.7 earthquake hits Mindoro, Philippines

A strong earthquake registered by PHIVOLCS as M6.7 hit Mindoro, Philippines at 20:48 UTC on July 23, 2021 (04:48 LT, July 24) at a depth of 116 km (72 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 112 km (69 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 118 km...

July 23, 2021

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Heavy rain in Maharashtra breaks 40-year July record, India

Incessant rain over the last 48 hours has led to devastating floods in parts of Maharashtra, with three districts flooded and two districts facing a flood-like situation. The rains intensified on July 21, making this July the wettest in 40 years. From July 1 to 22,...

July 23, 2021

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Another round of severe flooding hits northeastern Turkey

Heavy rains have caused another round of severe flooding in northeastern Turkey on July 22, 2021. The event comes just a week after six people were killed and two others went missing in the Black Sea province of Rize. The new round hit the neighboring province of...

July 23, 2021

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More than 75 missing after landslide hits 32 buildings in Mahad, Maharashtra

As many as 75 people are feared missing after a large landslide caused by heavy rains affected 32 buildings in Taliye village in Mahad, Maharashtra, India on July 22, 2021. The village is located 14 km (8.8 miles) from Birwadi in Mahad taluka. The information was...

July 23, 2021

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 14 - 20, 2021

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes from July 14 - 20, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Suwanosejima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) | Taal, Luzon (Philippines). Ongoing activity: Dukono,...

July 23, 2021

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Widespread floods hit central India, roads cut off as rivers overflow in Maharashtra

Heavy rains affecting central India since Wednesday, July 21, 2021, caused rivers to overflow in parts of Maharashtra, causing severe flooding. Severe flooding are also affecting neighboring Telangana, where more than 1 000 people have been evacuated. One of the...

July 22, 2021

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Deadly floods and mudslides hit Tajikistan

At least 12 people have died after heavy rain caused severe floods and mudslides in Tajikistan's Sughd Region on July 19, 2021. According to the country's Committee of Emergency Situations, two people died, 15 homes and 3 km (1.8 miles) of roads were damaged...

July 22, 2021

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Severe flooding hits Colorado and New Mexico, U.S.

At least 3 people have been killed and 3 others remain missing after severe flooding hit parts of Colorado and New Mexico, U.S. late Tuesday (LT), July 20, 2021. At 01:44 UTC on July 21, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office in northern Colorado issued a mandatory...

July 22, 2021

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Newly discovered undersea volcano near Christmas Island looks like the Eye of Sauron

An ancient undersea volcano was discovered 280 km (175 miles) southeast of the Christmas Islands. The volcano was discovered by CSIRO’s dedicated ocean research vessel, the RV Investigator. "Previously unknown and unimagined, this volcano emerged from our...

July 22, 2021