Natural Disasters in the Caucasus

3.6-magnitude earthquake hits in Chechnya

3.6-magnitude earthquake hits in Chechnya

Tremors were recorded in Chechnya. The hypocenter was located at a depth of 50 km. There were no reports of casualties or damage. An earthquake had been earlier recorded in Dagestan.

Russian Railways restoring Armenia's railways

Russian Railways restoring Armenia's railways

Russian Railways has started the recovery work for railways inside Armenia and between Armenia and Georgia, Andrey Matveev, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexey Overchuk's press secretary Andrey Matveev said. …

Heavy rainfall causes damage in Tbilisi

Heavy rainfall causes damage in Tbilisi

Tbilisi City Hall said heavy overnight rainfall had caused damage to road infrastructure, uprooted trees and collapsed slopes in Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi. Gldani district was affected by the rainfall the most. …

Azerbaijan's Goranboy hit by earthquake

Azerbaijan's Goranboy hit by earthquake

An earthquake has occurred in Goranboy district, according to the Republican Seismological Service Center under the National Academy of Sciences of …

Earthquake hits central Azerbaijan

Earthquake hits central Azerbaijan

A 3.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in the center of Azerbaijan. The tremors were felt. Earlier in Shirvan there was a 5.1-magnitude earthquake, the hypocenter was at a depth of 53 km.

Ninth body in Georgia’s west recovered following landslide

Ninth body in Georgia’s west recovered following landslide

Rescuers had recovered all bodies of victims in Georgia's western municipality of Baghdati in the Imereti region after a landslide that hit the village of Nergeeti on February 6. According to the Emergency Management Service of …

Baku hit by major earthquake

Baku hit by major earthquake

An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude occurred in the Caspian Sea, it was felt in Baku and its vicinity, the Republican Center for Seismological Service of Azerbaijan …

Magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits Azerbaijan

Magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits Azerbaijan

An earthquake has occurred in Azerbaijan, the Republican Seismic Survey Center at the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan said. At 02:50 (GMT+4), a magnitude 3.0 earthquake struck the Ismayilli district. It took place …

Azerbaijan hit by minor earthquake

Azerbaijan hit by minor earthquake

A minor earthquake has occurred in Azerbaijan, the Republican Seismic Survey Center at the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan said. At …

Fire occurs on Mount Mashuk

Fire occurs on Mount Mashuk

© Photo: Dmitry Voroshilov A major fire broke out on the slope of Mount Mashuk in Stavropol Pyatigorsk. Dry grass is burning. The cause of the fire is already known. A fire rages on the slope of …