Natural disasters 2022, December

Scientists have recorded a swarm of earthquakes on the Hawaiian volcano

Scientists have recorded a swarm of earthquakes on the Hawaiian volcano

Geologists have recorded a swarm of earthquakes on the Hawaiian volcano Kilauea, although it does not erupt. The earthquakes started at night and lasted until the morning, the Hawaiian Volcanic Observatory said

Jamaica: Large number of sea creatures crawled out of the water and died

Jamaica: Large number of sea creatures crawled out of the water and died

Heavy rainfall that hit Jamaica on 17 August prevented the National Environmental Protection and Planning Agency (NEPA) from investigating a report that juvenile fish washed ashore at Hellshire Beach in St

The activity of the Shiveluch volcano in Kamchatka has increased

The activity of the Shiveluch volcano in Kamchatka has increased

The activity of the Shiveluch volcano in Kamchatka is growing, large collapses of hot ground occur

46 settlements fell into the flood zone in the Khabarovsk Territory

46 settlements fell into the flood zone in the Khabarovsk Territory

The village of Korsakovo-2 was mainly damaged

The area of ​​fires in the Mordovian nature reserve has grown to 112 hectares

The area of ​​fires in the Mordovian nature reserve has grown to 112 hectares

Two active hotbeds of fire with a total area of ​​112 hectares are being extinguished in the Mordovian nature reserve, according to the Unified Duty Dispatch Service (EDDS) of the Temnikovsky district of the republic

Moscow will be covered by "heat anomaly"

Moscow will be covered by "heat anomaly"

Meteorologist Roman Vilfand said that the weather forecast of the Hydrometeorological Center promises Moscow and neighboring regions a "thermal anomaly" this week: temperatures will exceed the norm by five degrees

The area of ​​wildfires in the east of the Russian Plain continues to grow

The area of ​​wildfires in the east of the Russian Plain continues to grow

Personnel from Bashkiria. A group of volunteers extinguishing one of the fires got lost in the smoke

Military helicopters extinguish wildfires in the Ust-Ilimsky district of the Irkutsk region

Military helicopters extinguish wildfires in the Ust-Ilimsky district of the Irkutsk region

Military transport helicopters Mi-8 of the Central Military District continue to extinguish wildfires in the Irkutsk region, performing water discharges on the territory of the Ust-Ilimsk region

In Dagestan, a mudflow carried away 5 people

In Dagestan, a mudflow carried away 5 people

In the mountains of Dagestan, where after heavy rainstorms mudflows descended, they are looking for missing persons - two tourists and three local residents

So much ice is melting that the earth's crust is in motion

So much ice is melting that the earth's crust is in motion

Melting ice in Greenland and Antarctica contributes to the lateral sliding of the earth's crust, even in places more than 1000 kilometers away. Between 2003 and 2018, melting ice in Greenland and the Arctic glaciers led to a horizontal displacement of the land

The fire destroyed almost a third of the Mordovian nature reserve

The fire destroyed almost a third of the Mordovian nature reserve

The area covered by fire is about 10 thousand hectares

The invasion of jellyfish in Crimea

The invasion of jellyfish in Crimea

An uncountable number of jellyfish washed ashore a popular beach near the village of Shchelkino, prompting those wishing to enjoy the warm Sea of ​​Azov to go elsewhere

Antarctica narrowly escaped collision with huge iceberg

Antarctica narrowly escaped collision with huge iceberg

With rising temperatures and significant climatic changes projected for Antarctica in the coming years, the icy continent will benefit from a respite. Now he got it because he had just nearly collided with a giant

Strange behavior of coyotes is recorded in Canada

Strange behavior of coyotes is recorded in Canada

Vancouver coyotes attack people in Stanley Park, bite their own tail, and biologists don't understand why

43 dead, 3,800 homes destroyed in heavy rainfall and flooding in Sudan

43 dead, 3,800 homes destroyed in heavy rainfall and flooding in Sudan

Sudan's National Civil Defense Council reports that at least 43 people have died and 3,838 homes have been destroyed and an additional 8,514 damaged by heavy rains and floods that have hit the country since late July 2021, when

The Middle East is running out of water and some parts of it are becoming uninhabitable

The Middle East is running out of water and some parts of it are becoming uninhabitable

Ferries that once carried tourists to and from small islets on Iranian Lake Urmia are rusty, unable to move, in a place that is rapidly turning into a salt plain

Major earthquake and tsunami to destroy Andalusia in Spain, scientists warn

Major earthquake and tsunami to destroy Andalusia in Spain, scientists warn

New data on the Averroes marine fault in the Alboran Sea show that a large earthquake (M7.0) is brewing in this seismic zone, which, in turn, will cause a 6-meter high tsunami that could partially destroy and flood the Andes coast

Ball lightning struck a residential building in the suburbs

Ball lightning struck a residential building in the suburbs

A large family living in the village of Podlesnaya Sloboda in the town district of Lukhovitsy was left homeless. Ball lightning crashed into a three-story cottage, exploded and caused a massive fire - the roof, the second floor and the interior were completely burnt out

Heavy snowfalls hit Argentina

Heavy snowfalls hit Argentina

Heavy snowfall in recent days in the Andes region has begun to cause complications. About 50 people were stuck at the Bariloche bus terminal, and the municipality of Neuquena reported that the capital's terminal receives long-distance flights from

A tiger ate a man in Khabarovsk, Russia

A tiger ate a man in Khabarovsk, Russia

Mikhail Shabaldin, a 41-year-old lumberjack, sat in a toilet while working in a remote Russian village and then disappeared. Tiger tracks were found at a crime scene in Khabarovsk, an eastern region bordering China

Large-scale forest fires devastate a protected area of ​​the Bolivian forest

Large-scale forest fires devastate a protected area of ​​the Bolivian forest

In an area home to an isolated indigenous community near the Brazilian border, more than 280,000 hectares of Bolivian forests have been destroyed by wildfires, authorities said

Evacuation of people started from a new forest fire on a Greek island

Evacuation of people started from a new forest fire on a Greek island

Dozens of firefighters, backed by water-dropping planes, are fighting a wildfire that erupted early Monday morning in the southern Greek island of Evia, less than two weeks after a fiery hell destroyed its northern half

Sinegal: Flash floods wreak havoc and forced dozens of families to flee their homes in Dakar

Sinegal: Flash floods wreak havoc and forced dozens of families to flee their homes in Dakar

Over the past week, flash floods have affected the Ker Massar area in the suburbs of the Senegalese capital Dakar. Heavy rainfall led to flooding of rivers. Hundreds of families fled their homes after heavy rainfall

USA: 22 dead, 40 missing in Hurricane Anri strike

USA: 22 dead, 40 missing in Hurricane Anri strike

Hurricane Henry's first strikes brought record rainfall. A few hours before the planned landfall on Sunday afternoon, "Anri" has already brought record rainfall and widespread flooding

A lightning strike triggers an explosion at the Pemex oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico

A lightning strike triggers an explosion at the Pemex oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico

An oil rig of Mexican oil company Pemex exploded on Sunday, followed by a fire, injuring six people, local media reported

Haiti: earthquake casualties hit 2,189, leaving tens of thousands of families homeless

Haiti: earthquake casualties hit 2,189, leaving tens of thousands of families homeless

Haiti has recorded more than 2,189 deaths in the massive earthquake, which injured more than 12,268 people and destroyed tens of thousands of homes, while more than 115,000 families displaced by the disaster

20,000 people affected by floods in 5 counties of Assam state in India

20,000 people affected by floods in 5 counties of Assam state in India

Over the past few days, floods have affected more than 20,000 people in 5 districts of Assam state in northeastern India

Hurricane Grace kills eight people in Mexico

Hurricane Grace kills eight people in Mexico

In Mexico, eight people died and three went missing due to Hurricane Grace

What climatic consequences will fires in Siberia entail?

What climatic consequences will fires in Siberia entail?

Massive forest fires have already become a common occurrence, which repeats itself every year. Scientists call their main reason the consequences of global warming

Destructive mesocyclone opened in Russia the era of vortices of a new type

Destructive mesocyclone opened in Russia the era of vortices of a new type

A kind of weather curse seems to be hanging over the south of Russia. Crimea and Kuban have not yet had time to recover from the attack of the mesocyclone, and here is a new portion of downpours, floods and destruction

USA: Snow fell in August in Colorado

USA: Snow fell in August in Colorado

On August 20, the National Weather Service in Boulder reports heavy snowfall at Bertoud Pass

USA: Snow fell in Utah in August

USA: Snow fell in Utah in August

Snowbird Resort, located in Little Cottonwood Canyon, posted a photo of snowfall - especially rare in August - on Thursday morning as a cold front passed through Utah this week

Deadly floods in Chihuahua, Mexico after 60mm rain in 3 hours

Deadly floods in Chihuahua, Mexico after 60mm rain in 3 hours

A short period of intense rainfall at the end of 19 August 2021 caused severe flooding and landslides in the state of Chihuahua in northern Mexico, where one person died and another went missing

Fatal flash floods in North and South Kivua, DR Congo

Fatal flash floods in North and South Kivua, DR Congo

One person was killed and two went missing after flash floods hit the city of Bukavu, the capital of South Kivu province in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Floods also affected areas in the neighboring province of North Key

USA: North Carolina Flood Death Toll Reaches 4

USA: North Carolina Flood Death Toll Reaches 4

Four people died in the flood. Five people are still missing. About 200 rescuers continue to search for missing persons in homes and buildings along the Pigeon River, which has reached record levels

State of emergency declared after flash floods in New York State, USA

State of emergency declared after flash floods in New York State, USA

Dozens of people were rescued or evacuated after heavy rain brought on by the remnants of tropical storm Fred caused heavy flash floods in parts of New York State. Floods have also been reported in some areas

The widest coral of the Great Barrier Reef is found in Australia. He is over 400 years old

The widest coral of the Great Barrier Reef is found in Australia. He is over 400 years old

The widest coral ever recorded on the Great Barrier Reef is found off the coast of Gulbudy, one of the Palm Islands in Queensland, Australia

Japan has a new island thanks to the eruption of an underwater volcano

Japan has a new island thanks to the eruption of an underwater volcano

Until recently, the Japanese archipelago comprised 6852 islands. Last week, that number increased by one - at least for now - thanks to the eruption of the Fukutoku-Okanoba submarine volcano

Comet ATLAS, which disintegrated in 2020, could be a "guest from the past"

Comet ATLAS, which disintegrated in 2020, could be a "guest from the past"

Astronomers suggest that about 5,000 years ago, one large comet could pass by the Sun, at a distance of about 37 million kilometers from it

Category 3 Hurricane Grace Approaches Mexico

Category 3 Hurricane Grace Approaches Mexico

The tropical hurricane is located approximately 75 km from the city of Tuxpan in the state of Jalisco