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Active lava lake at Shishaldin volcano, Aviation Color Code Orange, Alaska

The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) has raised the Aviation Color Code from Yellow to Orange and the Alert Level from Advisory to Watch at Shishaldin volcano on July 24, 2019. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2015 (VEI 1). Field crews reported an...

July 24, 2019

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Increased activity at Tangkubanparahu volcano, Indonesia

PVMBG is reporting increased seismic activity under Tangkubanparahu volcano (also known as Tangkuban Perahu), West Java, Indonesia. The last time this volcano erupted was back in 2013 (VEI 2). This volcano has a known history of VEI 1 and 2 eruptions over the past...

July 24, 2019

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Annual monsoon death toll reaches 650 across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan

More than 650 people were killed since the onset of annual monsoon across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Heavy rainfall and resulting floods affected more than 10 million people and forced tens of thousands to evacuate. Officials in India report at least 467...

July 24, 2019

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At least 14 killed, 48 missing after landslides hit Guizhou, China

At least 14 people have been killed and 48 others remain missing after two large landslides hit southwestern China on July 23, 2019. The main cause for the landslides is heavy rainfall, authorities said. According to CCTV, a landslide hit Shuicheng county of Guizhou...

July 24, 2019

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Rare tornado touches down in Cape Cod, Massachusetts

A rare tornado hit Cape Cod, Massachusetts on July 23, 2019, causing widespread destruction in the popular tourist vacation town. Of the 1 253 tornadoes that the US has on average each year, Massachusetts sees only one and Alaska and Rhode Island none. According to...

July 24, 2019

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Ubinas volcano: Strong volcanic ash pulse to 9.4 km (31 000 feet) a.s.l., Peru

A strong explosion took place at Ubinas volcano, Peru at around 04:34 UTC on July 23, 2019 (23:34 LT, July 22). The explosion ejected incandescent material on the slopes of the volcano. Volcanic ash rose to a height of about 9.3 km (31 000 feet) above sea level,...

July 23, 2019

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Balleny Islands region, Southern Ocean

A shallow M6.0 earthquake hit Balleny Islands region, the Southern Ocean at 10:33 UTC on July 23, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC registered it as M6.0 at a depth of 30 km (18 miles). The epicenter was located 1 875 km (1 165 miles)...

July 23, 2019

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Severe flooding death toll in India, Nepal and Bangladesh surpasses 300

Death toll from intense flooding in parts of India, Bangladesh, and Nepal surpassed 300 on July 22, 2019. Vast parts of eastern India have been affected by heavy rains and floods over the past two weeks, claiming lives of at least 200 people. 7.27 million people...

July 22, 2019

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Historic severe drought wreaks havoc in parts of Thailand

Historic severe drought has so far affected 32 000 ha (70 073 acres) of rice crops in Thailand's Phimai district. Officials observed the situation in the district and found rice on 32 000 ha (79 073 acres) have wilted and are on the verge of dying as various...

July 22, 2019

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Wildfires burning in heavily forested Castelo Branco region, central Portugal

More than 1 000 firefighters are battling several large wildfires in central Portugal since July 20, 2019. Fanned by strong winds, the fires are burning in heavily forested Castelo Branco region, 200 km (124 miles) N of capital Lisbon. Several national highways were...

July 21, 2019

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State of emergency after powerful eruption at Ubinas volcano, 10 000 people affected, Peru

The Government of Peru has declared a state of emergency for 12 districts located in four provinces of the regions of Moquegua, Arequipa, and Tacna on July 20 after violent eruptions started at Ubinas volcano early July 19, 2019. The emergency measure will be in...

July 21, 2019

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Eruption at Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia

A new eruption was reported at Mount Bromo, Indonesia at 09:37 UTC on July 19, 2019, lasting 7 minutes and 14 seconds and triggering panic among residents. Ashfall was reported in two areas of Malang Regency, including Gubuklkah located 14 km (8.7 miles) where...

July 20, 2019

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Eruption at Mount Etna continues - July 20 update

Intense Strombolian activity at the New Southeast Crater (NSEC), which had resumed yesterday afternoon, underwent an abrupt diminution between 20:10 and 20:15 UTC on July 19, and by 20:30 had virtually ceased, INGV reports. During the night, the effusion rate at the...

July 20, 2019

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Violent explosive activity at Ubinas volcano, ash to 12.1 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l., Peru

Violent explosive volcanic activity started at Peru's Ubinas volcano around 07:35 UTC (02:35 local time) on July 19, 2019. The Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) recommended raising the alert level from Yellow to Orange. New information provided by webcam and...

July 19, 2019

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Shallow M5.3 earthquake, aftershocks hit near capital Athens, Greece

A shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M5.3 hit 23 km (14 miles) NW of Athens, Greece at 11:13 UTC (14:13 local time) on July 19, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Athens Institute of Geodynamics gave it a preliminary magnitude of...

July 19, 2019

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Massive floods hit NW Turkey, leaving 7 people missing

7 people are missing after massive floods and landslides hit Turkey's northwestern province of Düzce on Wednesday night, July 17 and Thursday, July 18, 2019. Turkey's interior minister, Suleyman Soylu, said Thursday that 135 people have been rescued,...

July 19, 2019

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Eruption at Etna's New Southeast Crater, Italy

Mild eruptive activity which started at the New Southeast Crater (NSEC) on July 14 gradually intensified on July 18, INGV reports. Frequent ash emissions, producing only minor anomalies in images recorded by the thermal surveillance cameras were reported on July 17....

July 19, 2019