Articles tagged "romania"

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Proof of magma reservoir beneath seemingly inactive Ciomadul volcano, Romania

The rocks in the upper crust of seemingly extinct Ciomadul volcano in Romania are 15% molten and in some regions up to 45%, a new study finds. That a seemingly dead volcano like Ciomadul is actually capable of erupting in the future calls for renewed attention to...

August 01, 2019

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Strong tornado hits the city of Iasi, damaging homes and injuring 3 people, Romania

A powerful tornado hit the city of Iași, Romania late July 6, 2019, injuring 3 people and damaging several homes. Iasi is about 380 km (236 miles) NE of capital Bucharest. The event lasted just a few minutes, according to the Inspectorate for Emergencies. The...

July 07, 2019

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Floods affect more than half of Romania's counties, including capital Bucharest

Severe storms affecting large parts of southeastern Europe over the past couple of days left many localities in more than half of Romania's counties, including capital Bucharest, affected by floods. At least 3 children have been killed and one remains missing....

June 06, 2019

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Major floods in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria and Romania

Severe weather, including heavy rainfall and thunderstorms, has been affecting eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, central-southern Serbia, central-western Bulgaria and southern Romania over the past 48 hours, triggering floods. Several cities and municipalities in...

June 05, 2019

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Very large tornado hits east of Bucharest, Romania

A large mesocyclonic tornado hit near Drajna Noua and Dragalina, Calarasi district, Romania on April 30, 2019, damaging homes, agricultural fields and vehicles. While damage assessment is still underway, at least 7 people were injured. Most of them after the twister...

April 30, 2019

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Romania’s nuclear plant disconnects reactor after glitch

One of the reactors has been disconnected from the grid in Cernavodă nuclear power plant, Romania on March 29, 2018, due to a glitch in the electrical system. Nuclearelectrica, the operator of the plant, said the problem occurred on Unit 2 on Thursday and that...

March 29, 2018

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Severe storm kills 8, injures at least 140 in western Romania

A severe storm that swept over parts of Croatia and Serbia on Saturday and Sunday, September 17, 2017, killed 8 people and injured at least 140 as it reached western Romania late Sunday. Most of those who died were hit by falling trees or flying objects. According...

September 18, 2017

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Major snowstorm disrupts traffic in Romania and Ukraine

A major snowstorm blanketed parts of Romania and Ukraine on November 13, 2016, causing traffic disruptions across the affected areas. The worst of the storm affected northern Romania and western Ukraine as over 20 cm (8 inches) of snowfall was reported to fall on...

November 14, 2016

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Waves of mysterious sonic booms shake ground, shatter windows in Iasi, Romania

Two waves of very loud explosions were heard in and around the Romanian city of Iasi around 10:30 UTC (13:30 local time) on June 1, 2016. Witnesses say that sonic booms were heard in a diameter of 50 - 75 km (31 to 46 miles) around Iasi, shattering windows and...

June 02, 2016

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Extremely bright fireball recorded over Bucharest, Romania

A bright light followed by a loud noise was recorded over Romanian sky at 01:05 UTC on January 7, 2015 (03:05 local time). The event was observed mainly in the southeastern area of the country and recorded by surveillance cameras in several cities.Based on the data corr

January 09, 2015

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Mysterious earthquake swarm and big earth cracks reported in Galati, Eastern Romania

ER reports that for a couple of weeks, an unusual earthquake swarm is going on in Eastern Romania, Galati province, close to Moldovia border. Additionally, a constant sound like boiling water, a strange water smell like sulfur and big cracks in the

October 04, 2013