Destructive flash flooding hits Venezuela’s La Guaira

Destructive flash flooding hits Venezuela’s La Guaira

Very heavy rains caused by a low pressure area over the Caribbean Sea hit the mountainous coastal region of the state of La Guaira, Venezuela on October 28, 2022, causing destructive flash flooding.

Large fissure opens up in Grímsfjall, Iceland

Large fissure opens up in Grímsfjall, Iceland

A large fissure opened up last week in the southern part of Grímsfjall, near Grímsvötn subglacial volcano in Iceland. Pictures show that there’s a lot of hydrothermal activity in this fissure, but there is no eruption at this moment.

Asteroid 2022 UR4 flew past Earth at 0.04 LD

Asteroid 2022 UR4 flew past Earth at 0.04 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 UR4 flew past Earth at a distance of 0.04 LD / 0.00011 AU (17 043 km / 10 591 miles) from the center of our planet at 22:45 UTC on October 20, 2022.

Partial Solar Eclipse of October 25, 2022

Partial Solar Eclipse of October 25, 2022

A partial solar eclipse – visible from the northern hemisphere – will take place on October 25, 2022. Most of Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and northeastern Africa will be in the path of the Moon’s penumbral shadow on this day.

Unusual earthquakes at Katla volcano, Iceland

Unusual earthquakes at Katla volcano, Iceland

Two earthquakes with magnitudes above M3 were detected in Mýrdalsjökull glacier on October 16, sparking discussions about a possible eruption of Katla volcano.

Extreme flooding hits Crete, Greece

Extreme flooding hits Crete, Greece

A powerful storm hit the Greek island of Crete on October 15, 2022, causing flash floods described by the Greek Fire Department as extreme.