Earth changes - page 4

NLC northern hemisphere July 17 2021 f

Noctilucent clouds still bright and abundant, setting records at the highest latitudes

Noctilucent clouds are still bright and abundant 2 months after the start of the 2021 northern hemisphere season (May/June - August), and at the highest latitudes they are setting records, Dr. Tony Phillips of SpaceWeather.com noted in his latest NLC update....

July 21, 2021

earthquake south of panama july 21 2021 f

Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits off the coast of Panama

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit off the coast of Panama at 21:15 UTC on July 21, 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 69 km (43 miles)...

July 21, 2021

inner mongolia dam collapse july 18 2021 f

Two dams collapse after heavy rains hit Inner Mongolia, China

Two dams in North China's Inner Mongolia collapsed on Sunday, July 18, 2021, after heavy rains falling since Saturday. Local citizens were evacuated before the collapse and while material damage is huge, there are no reports of casualties. The combined water...

July 21, 2021

gfs 2m ta july 20 2021 f

Historic crop loss as severe frosts hit Brazil

Farmers across Brazil are reporting widespread crop loss due to severe frosts affecting the country over the past 3 weeks. After several destructive cold waves, another blast is expected over the weekend, July 24 and 25, followed by yet another at the end of the...

July 21, 2021

sirung volcano july 21 2021 f

Sirung volcano erupts, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Indonesia

Ash emission was observed at the Indonesian Sirung volcano, East Nusa Tenggara starting at 08:44 UTC (16:44 LT) on July 21, 2021. The last known eruption of this volcano took place in 2015, with ash rising up to 1.5 km (5 000 feet) above sea level. The best estimate...

July 21, 2021

zhengzhou flood rescue operations july 2021 f

Catastrophic floods caused by extremely heavy rains claim lives of at least 63 people in Henan, China

At least 63 people have been killed after heavy rains affecting China's central province of Henan since July 16 intensified on July 20, 2021. Zhengzhou meteorologists said the level of rains the capital received in 3 days was 'once in a thousand...

July 21, 2021

zhengzhou flood july 20 2021 f

Massive flooding hits Zhengzhou after more than 200 mm (7.8 inches) of rain in just 1 hour, China

Extremely heavy rains hit the capital of China's Henan Province - Zhengzhou (population 10.3 million) on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, causing massive floods. This was the third and the strongest day of heavy rainfall in the province. Zhengzhou received average...

July 20, 2021

sakha republic russia wildfires july 18 2021 f

Wildfires consume 2.5 million ha (6.2 million acres) of forests in Yakutia, Russia

According to statistics released by the Russian Ministry of Emergency on July 20, the 2021 wildfires in Yakutia (Republic of Sakha) -- the largest and coldest republic of the Russian Federation -- have so far consumed 2.5 million hectares (6.2 million acres) of...

July 20, 2021

mumbai landslides july 18 2021 f

At least 33 killed as landslides hit Mumbai, India

At least 33 people have been killed after a series of landslides hit Mumbai, India on July 18, 2021. Heavy rains started affecting the region on Saturday night, July 17, and continued into July 18, causing severe water-logging and disruption of both rail and road...

July 18, 2021

wairau bridge marlborough new zealand july 17 2021 f

Marlborough hit by its largest-ever recorded flood, New Zealand

New Zealand's Marlborough, the country's largest wine-growing region, was hit by its worst flood on record on July 17, 2021. Marlborough District Council deputy mayor Nadine Taylor said in a statement that 900 people from 500 properties across Marlborough...

July 18, 2021

oman flood july 2021 f

Unseasonal rains hit Oman, causing severe floods

Heavy rains and thunderstorms affecting Oman since Thursday, July 15, 2021, caused severe floods that disrupted traffic and electricity supply, swept away crops, particularly in the Al Dakjhaliya governorate, and left 4 people dead and 3 missing. Oman meteorologists...

July 18, 2021

m6 1 earthquake off the coast of panama july 17 2021 f

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Panama

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of Panama at 20:56 UTC on July 17, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 9.1 km (5.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located about...

July 17, 2021

germany flood july 2021 f

Catastrophic floods claim lives of more than 150 people, leave more than 1 000 missing, Europe

More than 150 people across Europe have been killed and more than 600 injured after record-breaking rains caused catastrophic flooding on July 14 and 15, 2021. German authorities said more than 1 000 people are still unaccounted for. The worst affected were Germany...

July 17, 2021

flagstaff az flood july 2021 f

Cars washed away after severe flash floods hit Flagstaff, Arizona

Heavy monsoon downpours affecting Flagstaff, Arizona on July 15, 2021, caused severe flash flooding for the second day in a row, forcing authorities to issue numerous warnings and advisories. A Flash Flood Warning was issued for Yavapai and Coconino counties, Ash...

July 16, 2021

8active volcanoes world

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 7 - 13, 2021

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes from July 7 to 13, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bagana, Bougainville (Papua New Guinea) | Krakatau, Indonesia | Pavlof, United States | Sarychev...

July 15, 2021

flood germany july 2021 f

Extreme rainfall causes catastrophic flooding in western Germany

At least 18 people have died and many more are still missing after exceptionally heavy rain caused massive flooding in western Germany on July 14 and 15, 2021. Numerous rivers across the region are still above flood stage or at exceptionally high levels and several...

July 15, 2021

etna eruption 1054z july 14 2021 f

Powerful new paroxysm at Etna's Southeast Crater, Italy

A new powerful paroxysmal eruptive episode (lava fountaining) took place at Etna volcano, Italy on July 14, 2021. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 10:22 UTC. Estimated volcanic cloud height rose to more than 9 km (29 500 feet) above sea level at 11:43...

July 14, 2021