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News18   10 July 2020   Indonesia  
<p>An eerily beautiful volcanic eruption in Indonesia will you leave you mesmerized.<br />Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia erupted electric-blue fire, that trickles down the mountain slope at night attracting crowds of tourists and photographers.<br />A Paris-based ...
CNN   07 July 2020   Japan  
<p>Tokyo (CNN)Rescue workers in Japan are beginning a desperate search for survivors after dozens were left dead or missing following widespread flash flooding triggered by record rainfall on the southern island of Kyushu.<br />Local authorities confirmed ...
Aljazeera   02 July 2020   Myanmar   Kachin  
<p>At least 50 people have died after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, according to officials.<br />The incident took place early on Thursday in the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state after a bout of heavy rainfall, the Myanmar Fire Services ...
Insider   12 June 2020   World  
<p>Some natural wonders around the world are so distinctive that photos of them look like they've been edited in Photoshop.<br>These landscapes haven't been manipulated with photo-editing software — they occur naturally.<br>Featured places include Yellowstone's ...
nytimes.com   05 June 2020   Norway   Alta  
<p>The slide, which ran more than 2,000 feet along the shore and nearly 500 feet inland, was the largest the area had ever seen. A dog was carried out to sea but swam to safety.<br />A freak landslide in Norway has swept at least eight buildings into the sea, ...
Hindustan Times   02 June 2020   India   Assam  
<p>Twenty people were killed and several injured in a series of landslides in three districts of the Barak Valley region of Assam on Tuesday, officials said, even as the state is grappling with floods.<br />Officials said at least six people in Karimganj district, ...
Neos Kosmos   26 May 2020   Greece  
<p>Can you think of an area that combines geology with environment, sustainable development, culture and tourism? Well, the answer is Global Geoparks. According to UNESCO, that has developed a Network of such Geoparks, these places are &ldquo;single, unified ...
Express   21 May 2020   Greece  
<p>The epicentre of the quake, about 240 km (149 miles) south-west of Greece's Methoni region, was at a depth of 10 km, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). EMSC said. EMSC tweeted: "M6.2 #earthquake (#&sigma;&epsilon;&iota;&sigma;&mu;ό&sigmaf;) ...
The New York Times   20 May 2020   USA   Michigan  
<p>Two dams in Michigan were breached on Tuesday after days of heavy rainfall, forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents and bringing what officials warned would be life-threatening flooding to homes and businesses.<br />The failures of the Edenville ...
Climate Home News   12 May 2020   Poland  
<p>The coronavirus pandemic has brought Poland&rsquo;s ailing coal mining sector to its knees.<br />A Covid-19 outbreak among miners in the southern region of Silesia is the latest scourge on an industry suffering from falling demand, cheaper competition and ...
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