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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: November 20 - 26, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes from November 20 to 26, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Shishaldin, Fox Islands (USA) | White Island, New Zealand. Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu...

November 27, 2019

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Unusual, record-breaking storm slams West Coast as extremely active weather pattern continues across much of the United States

Two powerful storms are affecting much of the United States this week, a strong surface low tracking across the Great Lakes toward New England and a historic 'bomb cyclone' which hit the West Coast on November 26 with a central pressure near 970 hPa, setting...

November 27, 2019

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Heavy rain and floods claim 41 lives, Democratic Republic of Congo

At least 41 people have died after heavy rains pounded the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. The severe weather sparked floods and mudslides that spread through three districts. "The loss, in terms of property...

November 27, 2019

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M6.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Crete, Greece

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.1 hit near the coast of Crete, Greece at 07:23 UTC (08:23 LT) on November 27, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 55 km (34 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 71.8 km (44.6 miles). The...

November 27, 2019

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'Brutal' freezing November temperatures spread across northeast Russia

An intense Arctic outbreak has developed over Russia, resulting in below-freezing temperatures in mid and late November, with Verhojansk station reporting a numbing -54 °C (-65.2 °F) on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. Although such temperatures are nothing new...

November 26, 2019

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Severe weather kills 2 more in Greece, bringing death toll to 9 across parts of Europe

Severe weather across parts of Europe has claimed more lives as total fatalities have increased to nine on November 26, 2019. In Greece, two more people have died when thunderstorms pounded the eastern Aegean Sea on Monday evening, November 25. Flash floods were...

November 26, 2019

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Fatalities surge to 65, widespread devastation as heavy rains continue to batter Kenya

Five people were killed by severe flooding in the Rift Valley, raising the death toll to 65, officials confirmed on Monday, November 25, 2019. The number of affected people in West Pokot county has also increased between 80 000 to 120 000. The positive Indian Ocean...

November 26, 2019

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Very strong M6.4 earthquake hits Albania - 39 killed, more than 650 injured, 8 critically

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Albania at 02:54 UTC (03:54 LT) on November 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is Albania's strongest...

November 26, 2019

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9 killed, state of emergency after a year's worth of rain hits Djibouti in just 48 hours

Nine people have been killed in floods in Djibouti City, Djibouti, after almost a year's worth of rain fell in 48 hours to November 21, 2019. The government has since declared a state of emergency. News and information agency, Agence Djiboutienne...

November 25, 2019

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Record-breaking November temperatures continue to spark bushfires across Australia

Large areas of Australia saw a blast of extreme heat last week, causing November max temperature records to tumble across the country and Catastrophic Fire Danger in parts of Western Australia, South Australia, and Victoria. In Victoria, winds of 100 km/h (62 mph)...

November 25, 2019

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Moderate volcanic unrest at White Island volcano, New Zealand

Moderate volcanic unrest continues at Whakaari/White Island, but no new changes are observed in the monitored parameters. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2 since November 18, 2019. The patterns of signals are similar to those through the 2011 - 2016...

November 25, 2019

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At least six dead as severe weather wreaks havoc across parts of Europe

Six fatalities, power disruptions, and widespread devastations have been reported over the past weekend, November 23, 2019 and 24, as severe storms lashed parts of Europe. In France and Italy, four people died and one person was missing after torrential rain caused...

November 25, 2019

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State of natural disaster declared as extreme flooding displaces 50 000 in Congo

The Republic of Congo's government has declared a state of natural disaster on November 22, 2019, after extreme flooding due to torrential rains displaced at least 50 000 people. The three territories covered by the declaration are Likouala, La Cuvette, and...

November 24, 2019

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Over 500 000 people affected by floods in Somalia

The Federal Government of Somalia and the humanitarian community have launched a Flood Response Plan on November 23, 2019, calling for a 72.5 million dollar fund to aid flood victims in the country, with the number of affected people reaching 536 000. At least 17...

November 24, 2019

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Red warnings issued, major snowfall with avalanche threat over northwest Italy

As intense snowfall is ongoing over the higher mountains across northwest Italy, models indicate over 1 500 mm (59 inches) of snow this weekend, November 23, 2019, into Sunday morning, November 24-- posing risks of avalanches. Heavy rain is also affecting parts of...

November 24, 2019

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska at 00:54 UTC on November 24, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 25.1 km (15.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles)....

November 24, 2019

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Death toll rises to 24 as heavy rains trigger landslides in Kenya

The death toll has increased to 24 after a rain-induced landslide on November 22, 2019, in West Pokot county, Kenya. Villages have also been flooded, and at least one bridge was damaged. The severe weather is being influenced by the very strong, positive Indian...

November 23, 2019