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Erie breaks record for snowiest season ever, Pennsylvania

On Wednesday morning, February 7, 2018, the city of Erie in Pennsylvania has set a new record for the snowiest season ever. As of early February 7, Erie International Airport has measured a total of 386.3 cm (152.1 inches) of snow since the start of the 2017/18...

February 07, 2018

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Snow covers desert town Ain Sefra for the second time this winter, Algeria

Small Algerian town of Ain Sefra, located in a region known as the gateway to the desert, is making headlines again after its sand dunes were covered by second snowfall this winter on Monday, February 5, 2018. Snow has already covered northern Algeria's desert...

February 06, 2018

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Very strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Taiwan, major damage reported

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Hualien County of eastern Taiwan at 15:50 UTC (23:50 local time) on February 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 9.5 km (5.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 15 km (9.3 miles)....

February 06, 2018

deadly floods and landslides hit Indonesia february 2018

Deadly floods and landslides hit Indonesia after extreme rainfall

Floods and landslides left several people dead or missing and more than 6 500 people living in parts of South and East Jakarta displaced due to floods as authorities were forced to release water from a major reservoir in the city of Bogor on Monday, February 5,...

February 06, 2018

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Thermal anomaly on Mount Michael, possible strombolian activity

A satellite image captured by NASA/USGS Landsat-8 on January 31, 2018 show a thermal anomaly present in the summit crater of Mount Michael volcano on Saunders Island, South Atlantic Ocean. "The anomaly is clearly an indicator that some elevated activity has...

February 05, 2018

tijuana landslide february 3 2018

70 homes destroyed after landslide hits Tijuana, Mexico

At least 70 homes were destroyed after a landslide hit Tijuana's Lomas del Rubí neighborhood early Saturday morning, February 3, 2018. The landslide was caused by nearby construction work and the area was evacuated before it took place. There are no...

February 04, 2018

snowfall of the century moscow february 4 2018

Snowfall of the century: Record-breaking snow and freezing rain wreak havoc across Moscow

Heavy wet snow, strong winds and freezing rain are battering Russian capital Moscow since Saturday, February 3, 2018, damaging homes, trees and power lines, and causing hazardous driving conditions. At least one person has been killed and 5 injured as of Sunday...

February 04, 2018

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Very strong M6.1 earthquake hits Taiwan, numerous aftershocks

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Hualien County of eastern Taiwan at 13:56 UTC (21:56 local time) on February 4, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 7.8 km (4.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). ...

February 04, 2018

argentina pilcomayo river flood

Massive floods hit Argentina as Pilcomayo River reaches record highs

More than 60 000 people have been affected by floods and landslides in northern Argentina over the past couple of days. At least 10 000 people in Santa Victoria Este, Salta Province were evacuated and one person was killed as levels of Pilcomayo River reached record...

February 04, 2018

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2 dead near Auckland after flash floods hit North Island, New Zealand

A small but intense low pressure area affected New Zealand's North Island on Saturday, February 3, 2018, dropping heavy rain and causing flash floods that resulted in deaths of two people. Bodies of two people have been found in a swollen stream in Waitakere,...

February 03, 2018

bolivia flood aftermath january 2018

Record rainfall hits southern Bolivia, affecting 50 000 people

Local authorities in southern Bolivia declared a state of emergency for parts of Gran Chaco province in Tarija Department after record rainfall hit the region causing floods. Beni, Cochabamba and Tarija departments are among the worst affected by rain and flooding....

February 02, 2018

new zealand hottest month on record 2018

Cooler temperatures follow severe weather after hottest month in 150 years, New Zealand

According to data provided by New Zealand's NIWA, January was the hottest month the country has seen in 150 years. In addition, with 3.1 °C (5.58 °F) above average, New Zealand just had its largest temperature anomaly on record. The country is now...

February 02, 2018

second driest janury india 2018

Second-driest January in India since record-keeping began 1901

India has just experienced its second-driest January since record-keeping began in 1901 with just 2.9 mm (0.1141 inches) of rain recorded. That's 85 percent less than the country normally sees in January. The normal January rain across India is 19.2 mm (0.75...

February 02, 2018

antarctica earthquake february 2 2018 location

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits 265 km NE of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit 265 km (164 miles) NE of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica at 11:37 UTC on February 2, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth....

February 02, 2018

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Eruption of Fuego volcano forces school closures, Orange Alert issued

Guatemalan authorities issued an Orange Alert for Fuego volcano after its first eruption of the year on February 1, 2018. Explosions at the volcano lasted 20 hours, generating pyroclastic flows and a column of ash up to 6 500 m (21 325 feet) above sea level. Ash...

February 02, 2018

cyclone fehi new zealand february 1 2018

Ex-tropical cyclone Fehi hits New Zealand, combines with kind tides

Remnants of Tropical Cyclone "Fehi" slammed into New Zealand's South Island on Thursday, February 1, 2018, and combined with king tides to trigger heavy flooding in some regions. Numerous trees and power lines were downed as winds up to 140 km/h (87...

February 01, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: January 24 - 30, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between January 24 and 30, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12. New activity/unrest: Kadovar, Papua New Guinea | Kusatsu-Shiranesan, Honshu (Japan) | Mayon, Luzon (Philippines) | San...

February 01, 2018