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floods serbia june 2019

Major floods in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria and Romania

Severe weather, including heavy rainfall and thunderstorms, has been affecting eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, central-southern Serbia, central-western Bulgaria and southern Romania over the past 48 hours, triggering floods. Several cities and municipalities in...

June 05, 2019

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Persistent rainfall deficits, crop production significantly below average for second season, Kenya

Persistent rainfall deficits are causing high levels of atypical livestock migration in response to below-average forage and water availability, crop production significantly below average for the second consecutive season and food price increase, the Famine Early...

June 05, 2019

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Massive floods hit Mexico's Jalisco, claiming at least 5 lives and damaging 1 000 homes

At least 5 people have been killed and around 1 000 homes damaged after massive floods hit the town of San Gabriel, Mexico's Jalisco state on June 2, 2019. Several people remain missing. Local authorities said several rivers overflowed, including Apango (San...

June 05, 2019

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Strong eruptions at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano, ash to 11.3 km (37 000 feet) a.s.l.

Strong eruptions took place at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano at 14:19 and 14:47 UTC (09:19 and 09:47 UTC) on June 3, 2019, producing an ash column up 11.3 km (37 000 feet) above sea level. The Alert Level remains at Yellow, Phase Two (middle level on a...

June 04, 2019

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Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Izu Islands region, Japan

A deep earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit Izu Islands region, Japan at 04:39 UTC (13:39 local time) on June 4, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 440 km (273 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 430.3 km (267.3 miles). This earthquake can...

June 04, 2019

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Lake Ontario sets new water level record - Canada, U.S.

Lake Ontario daily average water level rose to record-high 75.89 m (248.98 feet) above sea level on May 31, 2019, breaking the previous record reached on four different dates in late May 2017 at 75.88 m (248.95 feet). The level is expected to rise in the coming...

June 03, 2019


Eruption at Mount Merapi, estimated volume of lava dome 458 000 cubic meters, Indonesia

An eruption at one of Indonesia's most active volcanos, Mount Merapi, produced ash column up to 3 768 m (12 326 feet) above sea level on June 3, 2019. By June 1, the volcano had emitted 72 ash columns from its crater since it entered a new effusive eruption...

June 03, 2019

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Deadly floods hit Ghana, leave twin-city metropolis Sekondi/Takoradi without power

At least 10 people have been killed after a new wave of heavy rain hit parts of Ghana on May 31 and June 1, 2019. Many parts of the Western Region's capital Sekondi/Takoradi were flooded, resulting in total power outage. Heavy rain and floods also hit capital...

June 03, 2019

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Steam explosion at Great Sitkin volcano, alerts raised, Alaska

A small steam explosion at 05:40 UTC on June 2, 2019 (21:40 AKDT June 1) was detected at Great Sitkin volcano in local seismic data, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reports. No corresponding signal was seen in regional infrasound data or cloudy satellite...

June 02, 2019

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High Level wildfires out of control at over 300 000 ha (740 000 acres), Alberta, Canada

Devastating wildfires continue burning across Alberta, Canada, with 8 of total 24 out of control as of June 1, 2019. 60 fire bans are in place across the state, including in the cities of Edmonton and Red Deer. More than 11 000 people have been evacuated and another...

June 02, 2019

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Earthquake swarm shaking Albania - Greece border region, damage and injuries reported

Numerous earthquakes are shaking Albania - Greece border region on June 1, 2019. The strongest was M5.0 at 04:51 UTC at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC registered a total of 28 earthquakes from 04:26 to 18:35 UTC, with magnitudes ranging from 2.5 to 5.0. ...

June 01, 2019

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Historically delayed planting season, commodity prices rising, U.S.

Catastrophic floods affecting the United States since mid-March 2019 are resulting in what experts are calling historically delayed planting season. The situation is already having a big impact on commodity prices but the full extent will be known by the end of the...

June 01, 2019

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Levees failing along the Mississippi and Arkansas rivers, U.S.

Historic flooding continues across the Midwest, causing levees to breach along the Mississippi and Arkansas rivers. Authorities have issued mandatory evacuation orders for parts of the region. Midwest is experiencing catastrophic flooding since mid-March, leading to...

May 31, 2019

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Morganza Floodway opening postponed until June 6

The Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) said in a news release Thursday, May 30, 2019, the opening of the Morganza Floodway planned for June 2 has been postponed until June 6, 2019. If USACE opens the floodway, it will be only the third time in history. The Mississippi...

May 31, 2019

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Philippines

A strong earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M6.2 hit near the coast Philippines at 10:12 UTC (18:12 LT) on May 31, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 76 km (47 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 90.2 km (56 miles). This earthquake can have...

May 31, 2019

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Possible fissure eruption at Erta Ale volcano, Ethiopia

A new fissure eruption is possibly taking place at lower ESE flank of Ethiopian Erta Ale volcano. The news was brought to our attention by volcanologist Tom Pfeiffer of Volcano Discovery on May 30, 2019. Their expedition leader reported an explosion in the Danakil...

May 31, 2019

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Etna producing large lava flows, amazing night-time show, Italy

The new eruptive phase of Etna volcano which started early May 30, 2019 (UTC) appears to be intensifying. Large lava flows are descending down its flanks, resulting in amazing night-time imagery. The eruption started with two new fissures opening on the northern and...

May 31, 2019