Articles tagged "marshall islands"

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More than 200 evacuate as unseasonal tides lead to freak floods, Marshall Islands

Over 200 people have been forced to evacuate after freak waves from unseasonal tides sweep across capital city Majuro in the Marshall Islands on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Swells averaging 5 m (16 feet) washed debris onto roads, temporarily blocking access to the...

November 29, 2019

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Unseasonal high tide floods Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands

Unseasonal high tide hit the Marshall Islands Majuro Atoll on October 18, 2016, flooding a significant part of Ejit Island and damaging seawalls and buildings. The peak king tide periods in the Marshall Islands is, historically, January and late February, but...

October 19, 2016

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History of nuclear weapons testing

The first nuclear weapon was detonated as a test by the United States at the Trinity site on July 16, 1945, with a yield approximately equivalent to 20kilotons. The first hydrogen bomb, codenamed "Mike", was tested at the Enewetak atoll in the Marshall

August 03, 2011