Articles tagged "italy"

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Destructive tornado near Cologna, Italy

Violent thunderstorms in northern Italy produced a destructive tornado around 16:00 UTC on April 27, 2017. The tornado touched down between Rovigo and Ferrara, damaging numerous houses and buildings, of which several were completely destroyed, uprooting trees and...

April 28, 2017

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Mount Etna's Southeast Crater is on fire again

The fifth eruptive episode of the year is currently in progress at Italy's Mount Etna. This is the third eruptive episode in less than 10 days. Etna was calm for about 4 and a half days before the fifth eruptive episode started at 09:34 UTC on April 19, 2017....

April 19, 2017

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10 injured after phreatic-magmatic explosion at Mount Etna

10 people, including BBC crew, scientists and tourists have been injured Thursday, March 16, 2017, after being caught in the middle of a phreatic-magmatic explosion at Mount Etna, Italy. The explosion took place at 11:43 UTC. "The material thrown into the air...

March 16, 2017

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Activity at Mount Etna spreading to all craters, Italy

Following an increase in Strombolian activity on February 27, 2017, Mount Etna, Europe's largest volcano, continues erupting and it appears the activity is now spreading to all the craters at the top of the mountain. INGV reported that Strombolian activity at...

March 15, 2017

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Strong increase in activity at Mount Etna, lava overflowing

Etna's activity is increasing strongly, and lava is overflowing from the Southeast Crater (SEC) toward south-southwest, Boris Behncke of the INGV's Etna Observatory reports. The activity has increased sharply on February 27, 2017, following mild Strombolian...

February 27, 2017

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Slow-moving landslide slicing a hill in Abruzzo, Italy

Like the country didn't have enough natural disasters over the past several months, and years, yet another unstoppable disaster is affecting Italy's central region of Abruzzo, albeit rather slowly. Civil authorities reported a slow-moving landslide is...

February 24, 2017

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Earthquake swarm detected under Etna volcano, Italy

An earthquake swarm has started under Italy's Etna volcano during the early morning hours of January 30, 2017. The swarm is located on the volcano's southwestern slope, INGV-OE reports. The observatory added it detected about 60 shocks by 11:45 UTC, with...

January 30, 2017

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Series of strong earthquakes hit Italy amid extreme snowfall

A series of strong earthquakes are hitting central Italy since 09:25 UTC on January 18, 2017. Within the first two hours, EMSC registered 21 moderate to strong earthquakes; by 15:52 the agency registered a total of 102 earthquakes. This region is currently under...

January 18, 2017

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Extremely dangerous M6.2 earthquake hits central Italy, causing massive damage and more than 290 deaths

A severe earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.2 hit central Italy at 01:36 UTC on August 24, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 4 km (2.48 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The tremors lasted for about 20 - 30 seconds,...

August 24, 2016

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Huge waterspout makes dramatic appearance over Genoa, Italy

A huge waterspout, accompanied with a strong thunderstorm, has made a dramatic appearance over the sea of Genoa Bay, Italy, media reported on October 20, 2015. Evgeny Drokov, who has been visiting Genoa with his family on a holiday trip, has taken impressive photos...

October 20, 2015

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New round of severe weather and flooding for Morocco, Spain, France, Italy and parts of Balkan Peninsula

After delivering flooding rainfall to Portugal and most of the Spain, a strong storm system moves slowly to the east, bringing the threat for flooding rainfall to already saturated parts of the Mediterranean coast. A heavy storm triggered flash floods in south east

November 30, 2014

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Heavy rains caused rivers to burst its banks in city of Genoa, Italy

After five days of rain, Genovese rivers Bisagno, Rio Feregiano and Sturla burst its banks and flooded the streets. Heavy storm with torrential rain hit Italy at night on October 9, 2014. The Bisagno river burst its banks and the water has flooded the streets, dragging

October 10, 2014

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What's it like inside a tornado, video - Milan, Italy

Northern Italy was hit by a severe storm yesterday, July 29, 2013. European Storm Forecast Experiment (ESTOFEX) issued a level 3 warning - extremely severe - mainly for large to very large hail, severe to extremely severe wind gusts, tornadoes and to the

July 30, 2013

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Rare tornado leaves trail of destruction in northern Italy

A rare tornado swept through industrial area in Cavenago, northern Italy, around 27 km from Milan. The tornado raged alongside the A4 motorway on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. It generated winds of up to 100 km/h and caused extensive damage. A man driving a

May 30, 2013

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Massive tornadoes leave trail of destruction in Italy

Several tornadoes have struck the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy on May 3, 2013. A strong and violent tornado hit Bentivoglio and Argelato villages, between Bologna and Modena in the afternoon local time, injuring 11 people and damaging several houses. Some houses

May 04, 2013

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Mount Etna sends plumes of ash and lava into the sky as explosive activity increases

Mount Etna sent plumes of ash and lava into the sky on March 5/6, 2013. Italy’s Civil Protection agency said that increased explosive activity of the volcano was registered. Today's eruption did not cause any interruption to air traffic. Lava

March 06, 2013

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Elevated volcanic activity at Mt. Stromboli, Italy - new powerful detonations heard

Elevated volcanic activity continues at Mt. Stromboli, Italy. During early hours of January 10, 2013 new lava overflows occurred on the northern and eastern side of the SE crater. Strong detonations from large exploding magma bubbles can be felt and heard in the

January 10, 2013

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Earth from space: River Po live!

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios and in the forty-seventh edition, you can look at the Po River, which flows over 650 km across northern Italy. The live transmission is scheduled for 09:00 UTC on November 14,

December 13, 2012

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Huge tornado in Taranto, Italy on November 28, 2012

There have been a number of tornadoes in unusual parts of the world in the last couple of months. One of the most unusual struck Italian city of Taranto on November 28, 2012.The whole of Italy and the western Mediterranean is currently under the sway of a powerful

December 01, 2012

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Images from air reveal dramatic aftermath of yesterdays deadly earthquake in Italy

Franco Gabrielli, head of Civil Protection, has given updated numbers of devastating earthquake that hit Northern Italy yesterday. The number of fatalities is down 1 to 16, with 1 person still missing. Search and rescue teams are still searching the rubble and hoping

May 30, 2012

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Very strong and shallow earthquake with magnitude 5.8 struck Northern Italy

Very strong and shallow earthquake with recorded magnitude of 5.8 struck Northern Italy on May 29, 2012 at 7:00 UTC. Recorded depth was 9.6 km (6.0 miles). Epicenter was located 40 km (25 miles) NNW (330°) from Bologna, Italy (44.814°N, 11.079°E).INGV, the

May 29, 2012

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World shaking: Two strong and deep earthquakes struck South Pacific, Northern Italy still active... May 29, 2012

During last 12 hours two strong and deep earthquakes were recorded by seismograms in South Pacific region.On May 28, 2012 at 21:47 UTC magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Tonga. According to USGS epicenter was located 158 km (98 miles) NNW of NUKU`ALOFA, Tonga

May 29, 2012

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Northern Italy is shaking - More than 70 aftershocks after M 6.0

Aftershocks are continuing to strike Northern Italy. More than 70 have been recorded after magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 02:03 UTC. INGV has announced that they cannot rule out another severe aftershock. The situation will be at least unstable for a limited number of

May 20, 2012

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Another strong 5.2 earthquake hits Northern Italy

Strong aftershock, magnitude 5.2 earthquake, struck Northern Italy at 13:18:02 UTC just hours after deadly 6.0 quake. The epicenter was located 14 km west of Ferrara. The closest villages are Mirabello (3km on the west) and Bondeno (7km on the south). EMSC recorded

May 20, 2012

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Deadly M6.0 earthquake struck Northern Italy

Strong, very dangerous, shallow and deadly earthquake with magnitude 6.0 struck Northen Italyat 02:12 UTC on Sunday, May 20, 2012, according to USGS. The epicenter was located 36 km (22 miles) NNW of Bologna, Italy (44.800°N, 11.192°E). Recorded depth by the...

May 20, 2012

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15th paroxysm of New SE crater of Mt. Etna volcano

On the evening of 28 September 2011, the New Southeast Crater of Etna has produced its 15th paroxysmal eruptive episode since the beginning of this year. The culminating phase of this episode lasted less than a half hour but was more violent than those of the preceding

September 29, 2011

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14th paroxysm of SE crater of Etna in progress

The 14th paroxysm of Etna's New SE crater is in progress. Bad weather conditions hide the eruption, but the seismic signals of INGV Catania show that a major eruptive episode is occurring. Since 9am, volcanic tremor has been gradually increasing to (at the moment) 30+

September 22, 2011

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Etna volcano Sicily, Italy - Compilation video of 4 months eruptions

Klaus Dorschfeldt, alias KdEtna, the Sicilian video maker, has compiled a number of his best shots of his earlier Etna eruptions videos into a new video. The eruptions are from early 2011 until September 2011.Enjoy these beautiful images of 9 months Etna eruptions /

September 18, 2011

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A new paroxysm from the "New SE crater" of Etna is occurring

A new paroxysm (nr 9 in 2011) from the "New SE crater" of Etna is occurring at the time of writing. Following a brief period of intermittent weak explosions starting mid-day today, strombolian activity started to increase sharply the evening of 5 August; activity has

August 06, 2011