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Major landslide leaves at least 6 people missing in Haines, southeast Alaska

Six people went missing after a massive landslide, among many other smaller ones, hit the community of Haines in southeast Alaska following heavy rains, the Alaska State Troopers reported Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Up to 3 m (9 feet) of debris engulfed the area,...

December 03, 2020

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Tropical Cyclone "Burevi" makes landfall over Sri Lanka, heads toward Tamil Nadu

Tropical Cyclone "Burevi" made landfall over northern Sri Lanka late December 2, 2020 (LT) with maximum sustained winds up to 90 km/h (55 mph) and heavy rain. This the 5th named storm of the 2020 North Indian Ocean cyclone season and the second to form in...

December 03, 2020

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Tropical Cyclone "Burevi" to make landfall over northern Sri Lanka on December 2

Tropical Cyclone "Burevi" formed on December 1, 2020, in the Bay of Bengal as the 5th named storm of the 2020 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. The cyclone is forecast to continue intensifying before it makes landfall in northern Sri Lanka on December 2...

December 01, 2020

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Major storm hits U.S. East Coast, leaving more than 230 000 customers without power

A powerful storm swept through the U.S. East Coast on Monday, November 30, 2020, leaving more than 230 000 customers without power in the region. The storm system brought damaging winds and heavy rains, downing multiple trees and power lines and producing several...

December 01, 2020

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Explosive activity continues at Lewotolo after major eruption on November 29, thousands of people evacuated

Explosive activity continues at the Indonesian Lewotolo volcano on Monday, November 30, 2020, after a major eruption on Sunday sent ash up to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red following the eruption and Alert Status raised to 3...

November 30, 2020

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Massive floods claim 3 lives in Sardinia, rare tornado hits Catania, Italy

At least three people lost their lives while two others remain missing after severe storms hit the Italian island of Sardinia, triggering massive floods and landslides on Friday and Saturday, November 27 and 28, 2020. Meanwhile, a rare November tornado caused damage...

November 29, 2020

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Major eruption at Lewotolo volcano, ash to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

A high-level eruption took place at the Indonesian Lewotolo volcano at 01:50 UTC on November 29, 2020. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. According to the Darwin VAAC, the volcanic ash cloud was discernible on satellite imagery acquired 03:20 UTC to 15.2 km...

November 29, 2020

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Biggest sunspot in years producing multiple B- and C-class solar flares

Although solar activity remains at low levels, Active Region 2786 -- the biggest sunspot in years -- has produced multiple C- and B-class flares since November 25. Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) were also observed, but none was Earth-directed. While we are still...

November 28, 2020

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Lewotolo volcano erupts for the first time since 2012, Indonesia

After eight years of rest with little to no seismic activity, Indonesia's Lewotolo volcano (locally Ili Lewotolok) erupted late Thursday, November 26, 2020, sending an ash plume up to 500 m (1 640 feet) above the summit. A continuing phase of large ash emissions...

November 27, 2020

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Labrador buried in record-breaking, paralyzing snow, Canada

A two-day blizzard that started Monday, November 23, brought record-breaking snow of up to 75 cm (30 inches) to Labrador, Canada, resulting in the closure of roads and offices, canceled flights, and suspended classes. According to Environment Canada meteorologist...

November 26, 2020

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Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Nivar" makes landfall in Tamil Nadu, India

Tropical Cyclone "Nivar" made landfall near Marakkanam in Tamil Nadu, some 22 km (13 miles) north of Puducherry, between 23:30 LT on November 25 and 02:30 LT on November 26, 2020 (18:00 - 21:00 UTC, November 25). It was classified as a Very Severe Cyclonic...

November 26, 2020

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Late-evening EF-2 tornado hits Arlington as the first significant November tornado in North Texas since 1987

A late-evening tornado touched down in Arlington, Dallas-Forth Worth Metropolitan Area on November 24, 2020, leaving a trail of damage to buildings and vehicles. The National Weather Service (NWS) said their survey team found EF-2 damage in south Arlington. Just...

November 25, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Nivar" expected to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts on November 25, India

Tropical Storm "Nivar" formed in the Bay of Bengal on November 24, 2020, prompting the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue cyclone warnings for the coast of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, and Sri Lanka. Nivar is the fourth named storm of the...

November 24, 2020

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Massive floods hit Israel after one of the rainiest days in the country's history

Dozens of people were rescued in several parts of Israel after exceptionally heavy rains triggered severe flooding from Friday, November 20 through Sunday, November 22, 2020. Up to 230 mm (9 inches) of rain fell in some parts of the country in just 24 hours,...

November 24, 2020

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Gati is the strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in Somalia and the strongest ever recorded in this part of the world

Tropical Cyclone "Gati" made landfall over Cape Hafun, Puntland, Somalia at around 15:00 UTC on November 22, 2020, with a maximum 3-minute average wind speed of 130 - 140 km/h (80 - 87 mph) -- Very Severe Cyclonic Storm / equivalent to a Category 2...

November 23, 2020

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Extremely dangerous Tropical Cyclone "Gati" rapidly intensifies before making historic landfall in Somalia

Tropical Cyclone "Gati" has rapidly intensified to near Category 4 hurricane equivalent overnight November 22, 2020, and is now -- 13:00 UTC on November 22 -- making extremely dangerous landfall in Somalia. This is extremely dangerous, rapidly evolving...

November 22, 2020

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State of emergency in the Russian Far East after destructive unseasonal ice storm collapses all key infrastructure systems

Several people froze to death and over 150 000 were left without electricity, water, and heating in the Russian Far East after a destructive unseasonal ice storm hit the region on November 18, 2020. The chief regional meteorologist said wires and trees were...

November 21, 2020