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2019 U.S. corn planting at an all-time low percentage, remains behind schedule in 15 of 18 monitored states

Corn and soybean planting in the United States remains well below average from 2014-18, according to data provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Crop Progress report released June 10, 2019. Historically low planting season is the result of massive...

June 11, 2019

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Heavy rain turns wadis into raging rivers, cause deadly floods in southern and eastern Yemen

Heavy rains and floods hit Yemen's southern and eastern provinces on June 9, 2019, leaving at least 3 people dead. According to security officials, torrential rains, lightning and strong winds caused a number of injuries in addition to blocking main roads in...

June 11, 2019

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Record-setting noctilucent clouds, NLCs seen over San Francisco Bay Area, California

Sky watchers in the San Francisco Bay Area, California witnessed an extraordinary display of noctilucent clouds (NLCs) on June 9, 2019. As these clouds are typically confined to latitudes above +55 N and San Francisco is at +38 N, this marks one of the...

June 10, 2019

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NOAA predicts very large 2019 dead zone for the Gulf of Mexico

NOAA scientists are forecasting 2019 Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone, or dead zone, to be very large - approximately 20 277 km2 (7 829 mi2). Dead zones are areas of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other marine animals. Considered one of the world’s...

June 10, 2019

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Study determines Tatun Volcano and Guishan Island are active volcanoes, Taiwan

A long-term study carried out by Academia Sinica's Institute of Earth Sciences research team determined that Tatun group, north of Taipei City, and Guishan Island are active volcanoes. Assisted by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the team set up the...

June 10, 2019

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Deadly flash floods hit Ouest Department, Haiti

At least 4 people have been killed and another four are missing after heavy rain produced severe flash flooding in Haiti's Ouest Department from June 3 to 6, 2019. According to Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) and media reports, roads and bridges were...

June 10, 2019

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Heavy rain, hail and strong winds hit S, SW and E China, leaving at least 7 people dead

Torrential rains affecting China over the past couple of days produced deadly floods in several provinces in south, southwest and east China, including Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guizhou, Guangdong provinces and Guangxi Zhuang According to reports released by...

June 10, 2019

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Hundreds evacuate in western Japan as rainy season sets in

Parts of western Japan were inundated by torrential rain early June 7, 2019, forcing hundreds of people to evacuate and disrupting transportation services. The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said that warm, humid air moving toward a low-pressure system is causing...

June 10, 2019

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Heavy rain floods North Carolina, states of emergency declared, U.S.

At least 3 people have been killed after a slow-moving storm dumped extremely heavy rain on parts of the southeastern United States over the past couple of days. On June 5, Wharton and Palacios, Texas, received massive 203.2 mm (8 inches) of rain in less than 12...

June 09, 2019

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Powerful eruption at Sinabung volcano, ash to 16.7 km (55 000 feet), Indonesia

A new high-level eruption started at Indonesian Mount Sinabung around 09:28 UTC on June 9, 2019. The Aviation Color Code is Red. According to the Darwin VAAC, volcanic ash is rising up to 16.7 km (55 000 feet) above sea level at 10:05 UTC, moving west. "Webcam...

June 09, 2019

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Month's worth of rain in 24 hours hits parts of U.S. Gulf Coast, at least one person killed

A month's worth of rain hit parts of Texas and Louisiana in just 24 hours on June 5 to June 6, 2019, causing flash flooding and leaving at least one person dead. At least 4 tornadoes touched down in Louisiana. A tropical moisture from the Gulf of Mexico is...

June 07, 2019

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Floods affect more than half of Romania's counties, including capital Bucharest

Severe storms affecting large parts of southeastern Europe over the past couple of days left many localities in more than half of Romania's counties, including capital Bucharest, affected by floods. At least 3 children have been killed and one remains missing....

June 06, 2019

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Seismic unrest, high content of melts and fluids detected under long-dormant Udina volcano, Russia

Scientists are recording increased seismicity beneath the long-dormant Udina volcano since December 2017. Observed activity may indicate the presence of magma intrusions with a high content of melts and fluids, which may justify changing the current status of this...

June 06, 2019

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Major floods hit Libya, severe damage reported, 4 people killed and 2 500 displaced

At least 4 people have been killed, over 20 000 affected and 2 500 displaced after severe flooding hit parts of Libya on June 3, 2019. The rainfall started on May 28 and intensified on June 2. The country's southwestern municipality of Ghat has been severely...

June 06, 2019

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: May 29 - June 4, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported 6 volcanoes from May 29 to June 4, 2019. Ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes during the same period. New activity/unrest: Colima, Mexico | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Great Sitkin, Andreanof Islands (USA) | Kurikomayama, Honshu...

June 06, 2019

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Food crisis, further price increases due to the poor 2018/19 harvests, Zimbabwe

Crisis (Integrated Phase Classification - IPC Phase 3 of 5) food security outcomes persist across most of Zimbabwe mainly due to the poor 2018/19 harvests and escalating macroeconomic hardships, the Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWS) reports. Following the...

June 05, 2019

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Multiple landslides hit Uganda, leaving 5 dead, dozens missing

Multiple landslides caused by heavy rains left at least 5 people dead and dozens missing in Uganda's Bududa District on June 4 and 5, 2019. The rains started around during the late afternoon hours (LT) on June 4, causing multiple landslides over the next couple...

June 05, 2019