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M7.1 earthquake, Ridgecrest, CA, July 2019

The largest earthquake to shake Southern California in the last two decades occurred on July 5, 2019. The M7.1 quake was centered near the town of Ridgecrest in the Mojave […]

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Flooding in India and Nepal, July 2019

Torrential monsoon rains have created flooding and landslides in the border region of India and Nepal, affecting millions of people. Hundreds of people have been killed. There are also fatalities from flash flooding and […]

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Earthquake,Athens, Greece, July 2019

A M5.1 earthquake shook Athens, Greece on Friday, July 19, 2019. The epicenter of the shallow quake was northwest of the city, near that of a deadly quake that occurred […]

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Hurricane Barry, Louisiana, July 2019

Hurricane Barry, the first hurricane to make landfall this year in the U.S., came ashore in Louisiana on Saturday, July 13, 2019 as a Category 1 storm. The region was already […]

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Tropical Cyclone Vayu, India, June 2019

Approximately 300,000 people have been evacuated from the Indian coastline of Gujarat as Tropical Cyclone Vayu approaches. The storm is not expected to make direct landfall, but to skirt along […]

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Severe weather system, central U.S., May 2019

A multi-day severe weather system brought heavy rain, damaging winds, and tornadoes to large swathes of the U.S. Plains and Midwest regions. An outbreak of at least 29 tornadoes occurred […]

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Tropical Cyclone Fani, India, May 2019

Tropical Cyclone Fani made landfall in Odisha, a coastal state in northeastern India, on the morning of Friday, May 3, 2019. The storm was equivalent to a category 3 hurricane […]

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Cyclone Kenneth, Mozambique, April 2019

Cyclone Kenneth made landfall in Mozambique on Thursday, April 25, 2019. A category four storm, Kenneth was the strongest cyclone to hit Mozambique on record. It was also the first […]

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Midwest Flooding, March, 2019

Communities in the Missouri River Basin are reeling from devastating flooding caused by heavy rainfall and rapid snowmelt after being hit with an intense winter storm, coined a “Bomb Cyclone.” […]

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Cyclone Idai, Mozambique, March, 2019

Cyclone Idai made landfall in the port city of Beira, Mozambique on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The storm battered the region with high winds and rain that created severe flooding. […]

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