Monthly Archives: March 2015

Cyclone Pam

  Widespread devastation has been caused by cyclone Pam after it struck Vanuatuon 13thMarch.   Official figures from OCHA claim that there are now 11 confirmed fatalities. The death toll figures have varied from 16 to 24 but revised to … Continue reading

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Storms in Tanzania kill 47

47 people have been killed after storms bringing heavy rainfall, high wind speeds and hail struck the villages of Mwakata, Magung’unhwa and Nhumbi in Msalala district on 3 March 2015. 5000 people have been affected, 3500 have been made homeless … Continue reading

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Fogo eruption update

The eruption at Fogo ended on 8 February 2015 according to The Observatório Vulcanológico de Cabo Verde. In early January the activity started decreasing. The eruption which began on 23 November 2014 caused devastation to villages in the vicinity of … Continue reading

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Turrialba Eruption

Turrialba volcano located in Costa Rica erupted on 8th March forcing closure of Juan Santamaría International Airport and Tobias Bolaños airport along with ten schools in San José located 30 miles from the volcano. According to reports the eruption on … Continue reading

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Villarrica eruption

Villarrica, a stratovolcano located in southern Chile erupted spectacularly on 3rd March causing authorities to evacuate over 3600 people from the vicinity of the volcano. The volcano, measuring 2847 metres  is one the country’s  most active volcano with numerous documented … Continue reading

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