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Significant snowfall, reductions in visibility and gusty winds expected as winter storm moves across Central Plains into the Great Lakes, US

A winter storm will move across the Central Plains into the Great Lakes through the weekend bringing significant snowfall and gusty winds, leading to significant reductions to visibility, NWS warns. Meanwhile, Pacific storm systems continue to produce heavy snow in...

November 23, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: November 14 - 20, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between November 14 and 20, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Fuego, Guatemala | Mayon, Luzon (Philippines) | Suwanosejima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan)....

November 22, 2018

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Significant increase in ash emissions at Veniaminof, Aviation Color Code Red, Alaska

Ash emissions at Veniaminof volcano increased significantly on November 21, 2018, forcing Alaska Volcano Observatory to raise the Aviation Color Code to Red and Volcano Alert Level to Warning. Veniaminof is generating a plume of ash up to 4.6 km (15 000 feet) above...

November 22, 2018

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Record cold in the Northeast, rounds of heavy rain and mountain snow along the West Coast

Very cold Arctic air will bring frigid temperatures to the US Northeast, possibly marking the region's coldest Thanksgiving ever as well as the entire month of November. Meanwhile, a series of Pacific storms will deliver multiple rounds of heavy rain and...

November 21, 2018

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Popocatépetl erupting hot rocks, Alert Level remains at Yellow, Mexico

Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico is showing signs of increased activity since November 19, 2018. The Alert Level remains at Yellow, Phase Two (middle level on a three-color scale). Residents and tourists are advised not to go near the volcano, especially near the...

November 21, 2018

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Landslide caused by heavy rain derails train near Barcelona, Spain

One person was killed and 44 others injured early November 20, 2018, when a train near Barcelona derailed due to a landslide caused by heavy rain. The six-carriage train was carrying 131 passengers, according to operator Adif. Three people sustained serious...

November 20, 2018

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Increased activity at Fuego volcano prompts new evacuations, Guatemala

Guatemalan Fuego volcano entered its 5th eruptive phase of the year on November 18, forcing authorities to issue new evacuation advisories for people living around the volcano. At least 2 000 residents living in 10 communities near Fuego volcano were asked to...

November 19, 2018

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Deep M6.7 earthquake hits Fiji

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Fiji region at 20:25 UTC on November 18, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 533 km (331 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 520 km (323 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

November 18, 2018

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Rare tornado hits Canterbury as complex weather system moves over New Zealand

A severe storm accompanied by hailstones the size of marbles and at least one large tornado hit Canterbury, New Zealand on November 18, 2018. Some of the residents described the tornado as a massive ball of dust coming at the road. The country is currently under the...

November 18, 2018

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California wildfires death toll jumps to 79, more than still 1 000 missing

The death toll from the Camp Fire in California's Butte County jumped to 76 on November 18, 2018. 3 people were killed in Woolsey Fire, raising the death toll from current wildfires in the state to 79. The Camp Fire has so far burned 60 000 hectares (148 000...

November 17, 2018

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Fiery spectacle, large volcanic ash column after Mount Sakurajima eruption, Japan

After several weeks of low to no activity, Sakurajima returned to its normal eruptive behavior with a strong explosion on November 13, 2018. The volcano erupted in a fiery spectacle, belching out a massive column of volcanic ash 4 km (13 120 feet) above sea level,...

November 16, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the Solomon Islands at 03:26 UTC on November 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10.6 km (6.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). The quake was initially...

November 16, 2018

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Southern East Pacific Rise

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Southern East Pacific Rise at 23:09 UTC on November 15, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. There are no people living within...

November 16, 2018

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Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits near Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit off the coast Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands at 20:02 UTC on November 15, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same...

November 15, 2018

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US: Early-season winter storm shifting north, 335 000+ customers without power, travel disruption

An early season winter storm, named Avery by The Weather Channel, continues to spread snow from the mid-Mississippi River Valley into the Ohio Valley today, November 15 along with potentially significant icing for the central Appalachians and a risk for heavy rain...

November 15, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: November 7 - 13, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes between November 7 and 13, 2018. Ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Mayon, Luzon (Philippines) | Suwanosejima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan). Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) | Dukono,...

November 15, 2018

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Extreme rainfall events wreak havoc across the Middle East

The Middle East has been hit by several waves of severe storms over the past 30+ days and registered anomalously high amounts of rain in very short periods. For some of the regions, the storms were the worst in decades. More than 50 people were killed. Severe storm...

November 13, 2018