Monthly Archives: June 2013

Extreme Western US Heatwave

The western states of the US are experiencing an extreme heatwave with the highest temperatures hitting the high 40 and low 50 degrees Celsius. The city of Phoenix, Arizona hit 47C (116F) on Friday and in Death Valley, California the … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Barry & Hurricane Cosme

Tropical storm Barry which eventually made landfall last Thursday in Veracruz, Mexico caused the evacuation of 1000 people and put 109 cities in the region on emergency declaration. The storm packed sustained winds of 40 miles per hour, although the … Continue reading

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Pavlof volcano

According the Alaska Volcano Observatory, activity at Pavlof volcano has intensified. There has been an increase in seismic activity on Tuesday 25th June. Visibility of the summit is currently poor, therefore activity can not be observed.

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India Floods

More than 800 people are now known to have died from the floods and landslides in Northern India. The biggest rescue effort is taking place to find those stranded and supply them with food and aid. 97,000 people have been … Continue reading

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Flooding in Canada forces thousands to evacuate

Flooding in Calgary, Alberta has led to more than 75,000 people being evacuated. The floodwaters, which have devastated the southern Alberta area has already killed 3 people. An evacuation of the entire downtown area of Calgary was ordered on Friday.

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Floods and Landslides kill 23 in Northern India

Torrential rainfall has caused flooding and landslides across Northern India killing 23 people in the state of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. Several others are missing or unaccounted for and the death toll is expected to rise over the next few … Continue reading

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Belize Tropical Depression

The second tropical depression of the Atlantic hurricane season has formed off the coast of Belize, Central America on the 17th June. Forecasters have predicted that the track of the storm will hit northern Guatemala and the coastal fringes of … Continue reading

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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes Nicaragua

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake with a depth of 35.8km, struck the west of Masachapa, Nicaragua on 15h June 2013. There are currently no reports of damage and injuries.

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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes Greece

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake with a depth of 10km has struck Greece on 15th June 2013. The earthquake was located 61km south of the City of Pirgos.

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Recent volcanic activity at Pavlof raises aviation code to orange

Palvof is a stratovolcano is located in Alaska. Ash emissions and seismic activity, which began on the 4th of June, have continued into 11th June. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, lava effusion was also observed on satellite images. Although … Continue reading

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