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Landslide forces 350 people to evacuate, Guatemala

A landslide caused by recent heavy rainfall, has prompted authorities to evacuate 350 people in the province of Chinautla, Guatemala on Saturday morning, July 11.The landslide completely destroyed 10 houses and moderately damaged further 11, according to the country'

July 14, 2015

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Cold snap breaks temperature records across New Zealand

Record-breaking low temperatures were measured by meteorological stations across New Zealand last week, following the outburst of cold weather conditions across the country.NIWA office reported record low temperatures have been measured in Kaitaia, Kerikeri, Warkworth,

July 14, 2015

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A week of heavy flooding leaves 27 people dead in India and Pakistan

Heavy rainfall has lashed several states across the northern and eastern India and Pakistan, in the last couple of days, causing floods and landslides. At least 19 people were reported dead by July 13, 2015, in northern India, and 8 in Pakistan.The River Kabul at Nowshe

July 13, 2015

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An unusual outburst of cold weather hits northern Vietnam

Vietnam has been going through the hottest year in a decade, when an unusual grip of cold swept over the Sa Pa town on Monday morning, July 6, 2015.The sudden drop of temperatures, reaching 12.6°C (54.7°F), surprised both the locals and tourists in the province

July 13, 2015

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Researchers find surprisingly high geothermal heating beneath West Antarctic Ice Sheet

According to a new study led by researchers at the University of California (US), Sanza Cruz have found that the amount of heat flowing toward the base of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet from geothermal sources deep within the Earth is surprisingly high.The results of the

July 13, 2015

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Activity at Colima volcano intensifies, 12-km exclusion zone established, Mexico

Authorities have evacuated some 800 people living within a 12-km (7.4 miles) exclusion zone established around the Colima volcano due to increased volcanic activity and large amounts of ash being spewed from the crater since Thursday, July 9, 2015.Civil protection

July 12, 2015

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Humanity rapidly depleting one third of Earth's largest aquifers

In two new studies led by the University of California, Irvine (UCI), scientists mapped 37 of the world's largest underground basins using NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites and concludes that humanity is rapidly depleting one

July 12, 2015

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Volcanic ash from Mount Raung continues disrupting flights, Indonesia

Indonesia's Raung volcano has been erupting continuously over the past week, and this has generated a significant ash cloud which will continue to disrupt flights around the islands of Bali and Lombok over the weekend (July 11 - 12, 2015).Based on notices from the U

July 11, 2015

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Very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by USGS as M6.7 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles) hit off the coast of Solomon Islands at 04:12 UTC on July 10, 2015. Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp 6.8 at a depth of 11 km (6.8 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw 6.8 at a d

July 10, 2015

8weekly volc report

Active volcanoes in the world: July 1 - 7, 2015

New activity/unrest was observed at 5 volcanoes from July 1 - 7, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 18 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Fuego, Guatemala | Hakoneyama, Honshu (Japan) | Raung, Eastern Java (Indonesia) | Sangeang Api, Indonesi

July 09, 2015

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South eastern Australia expects drop in temperatures and snow for the weekend

An outburst of cold weather is expected to hit New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania over the weekend starting on Saturday, July 11. The temperatures are forecast to hover around 0ºC (32ºF) and below, as a series of cold fronts is beginning to move over Austr

July 09, 2015

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The worst drought in a decade continues in Thailand: Bangkok in danger of severe water shortage

Severe drought conditions in the capital of Thailand, Bangkok have drained water supplies since June 2015, and the city is now in danger of running out of drinking water in the next 30 days. The reservoirs of tap water are running low, severely affecting the

July 09, 2015

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Heavy midsummer snowfall blankets Vorkuta, northern Russia

The northern Russian town of Vorkuta, Komi Republic, was blanketed by a heavy midsummer snowfall on July 5, 2015. Vorkuta has a subarctic climate with short, cool summers accompanied by very cold and dry winters. According to Wikipedia, average February temperature is a

July 09, 2015

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After record breaking heat wave Germany ravaged by huge hail, flash floods and tornadoes

After more than a week of blazing temperatures rushing over 40°C (104ºF), Germany was ravaged by hailstorms, flash floods and tornadoes. The severe meteorological phenomena on July 7, 2015 has done extensive damage to infrastructure, leaving thousands of househ

July 08, 2015

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State of emergency issued for 14 regions in Peru as El Niño conditions strengthen

As the 2015 El Niño climate phenomenon continues to strengthen, a 60-day state of emergency was issued for 14 regions in Peru, to beware of possible damage that could result from the event, confirmed Juan Benites, the Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation.The El

July 08, 2015

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El Niño intensified by the tropical cyclone activity over the western Pacific

The 2015 El Niño event is likely to enhance over the following couple of weeks, as a result of strong tropical cyclone activity, according to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). The US Climate Prediction Centre and The National Centers of Environmental

July 07, 2015

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Strong strombolian explosion at Batu Tara, Indonesia

The following video, captured by Volcano Discovery, shows strong strombolian explosion from Batu Tara volcano, Flores Sea, Indonesia on the evening of July 2, 2015.The eruption is preceded by a gradual build-up with increasing degassing and rockfalls as a result of infl

July 07, 2015