Articles tagged "germany"

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Huge fireball over western Germany, 1 794 reports

A huge fireball has been observed streaking across the sky over western Germany at 16:48 UTC (17:48 CET) on November 14, 2017. The event lasted between 7 and 20 seconds, according to eyewitness reports. The International Meteor Organization (IMO) received 1 794...

November 14, 2017

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Very bright fireball explodes over northern Germany

A very bright fireball exploded over northern Germany around 20:56 UTC (21:56 CET) on November 6, 2017. The event lasted between 3 and 20 seconds. The American Meteor Society (AMS), received 23 reports by 13:00 UTC, November 8. The event was seen from Germany,...

November 08, 2017

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Massive storm sweeps through Central Europe, leaving at least 6 dead

A powerful storm swept through several Central European countries on Sunday, October 29, 2017, killing at least 6 people and injuring several others. The storm dumped flooding rain and produced hurricane-force winds that knocked down trees and power lines, leaving...

October 29, 2017

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Severe windstorm hits Germany and Poland, at least 8 people dead

A severe windstorm, named Xavier by the German Weather Service (DWD), hit parts of Germany and Poland on October 5, 2017, causing severe damage and leaving at least eight people dead. DWD issued a Category 3 storm warnings, on a scale of 4, for much of northern and...

October 05, 2017

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Severe windstorm hits Germany, killing at least 3

At least three people have been killed after a powerful windstorm swept across northern Germany on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Named Windstorm "Sebastian" by the German weather service (DWD), this storm is known in the United Kingdom as Storm...

September 14, 2017

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Violent storm hits southern Germany and Austria, 2 dead, more than 130 injured

A violent thunderstorm swept over parts of southern Germany and Austria late Friday into Saturday, August 18 and 19, 2017. At least 2 people were killed and more than 130 injured. The storm was expected, but the southeastern Oberbayern, one of the seven...

August 19, 2017

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Violent thunderstorms hit Germany, two people killed, one seriously injured

Violent thunderstorms hit Germany on Thursday, June 22, 2017, producing gale-force winds, heavy rain and large hail. The storms caused widespread damage and traffic chaos, killed two people and severely injured at least one person. Contrary to numerous media...

June 23, 2017

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Devastating tornado hits northern Germany

Northern Germany suffered extensive damage in a tornado outbreak on May 5, 2015. The eyewitnesses reported overturned cars, ripped up trees and severely damaged buildings.Intense winds have caused traffic shutdown, one person was killed and at least 30 people are report

May 06, 2015

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Historic floods continue to devastate Europe

Persistent heavy rains brought devastating floods to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary at the start  of June 2013. While the water levels dropped in some areas, other locals are still under threat as flood waves

June 08, 2013

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Record breaking flooding paralyzes central Europe - Czech Republic, Germany, Austria...

Continuous rain is paralyzing central European countries and bringing heavy flooding to Czech Republic, Poland, Germany and Austria. Meteorologist warn there is still no end in sight as more countries are declaring state of emergency. This is the worst

June 04, 2013

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Nanoscribe builds world's fastest microscopic 3D printer

World's fastest 3D printer of micro- and nanostructures was revealed during recently held international fair for photonics, Photonics West. Capable of manufacturing three-dimensional objects at micro-scale, it retains maximum resolution and consumes minimum time. This

February 14, 2013

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New island emerged off the coast of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

An island ground composed of sandbanks emerged in North Sea, 24 km (15 miles) off the coast of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany's far north. This is the area of a shallow body of water with tidal flats and wetlands. A discernible landmass composed of sandbanks

January 11, 2013

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Germany raising surcharge for energy utility bills by 47% to fund renewable energy

Four major German utilities, the Federal Network Agency and grid authority have announced that they are raising the surcharge that customers pay on their utility bills to fund renewable energy by a steep 47% in 2013, from € 3.592 c/kWh now to 5.277 c/kWh.  This to

October 19, 2012

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Glass orb that concentrates sunlight up to 10000 times!

A spherical glass solar energy generator, which even has potential to harvest lunar energy for producing electricity is center of attraction these days. This innovation by Barcelona-based German Architect André Broessel is called  ß.torics system. This device

September 20, 2012