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Camp Fire burns through California

Camp Fire burns through California

The Camp Fire in Northern California has claimed 42 lives, becoming the deadliest in the U.S. history. An additional 13 sets of human remains were discovered today in Northern California, bringing the death toll from the Camp Fire …

Moscow eliminates consequences of hurricane   

Moscow eliminates consequences of hurricane   

The employees of the emergency services eliminate the consequences of the hurricane that passed through Moscow, the deputy mayor of the Department of Housing and Public Utilities and Public Works of Moscow, Peter Biryukov said. He …

Some Moscow-Yerevan flights are delayed

Some Moscow-Yerevan flights are delayed

Some flights from Yerevan to Moscow and vice versa are delayed most likely of a heavy snow fall in the capital city of Russia, NEWS.am reports. The website of Yerevan's Zavrtnots internatinal airport provides information on …

 Hurricane Herwart winds hit Europe

Hurricane Herwart winds hit Europe

At least six people have been killed in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic after hurricane-style winds of up to 111 mph devastated the region. Four victims in Poland and the Czech Republic were killed by falling trees. Meanwhile, in …

Over 200 killed by powerful earthquake in Mexico

Over 200 killed by powerful earthquake in Mexico

A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, killing 216 people, cracking building facades and scattering rubble on streets in the capital. Early Wednesday, the director of Mexico’s civil protection agency, Luis …

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes Turkey's western coast

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes Turkey's western coast

A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake off the western coast of Turkey and between the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chinos shook buildings from the Aegean Turkish province of Izmir to the Greek capital of Athens. The epicentre of the quake …

Powerful earthquake hits Central Asia

Powerful earthquake hits Central Asia

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in the Central Asia on Wednesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. The tremor occurred at the depth of 24 kilometers, with its epicenter located in Tajikistan. The …

Il-76 disappears while putting out forest fire in Irkutsk

Il-76 disappears while putting out forest fire in Irkutsk

An Il-76 aircraft circling territories stricken by forest fires in Russia's Irkutsk region failed to report back to rescuers at the scheduled time. "The aircraft with rescuers on board should have made contact at 5:34 Moscow …

Oil prices dropping

Oil prices dropping

Oil prices on world exchanges dropped again. As of 07:34 the price of a barrel of Brent crude decreased in price by 0.27% to $47.47 per barrel. The crude oil futures of WTI dropped 0.26%, reaching $46.11. Traders said the dips …

Goychay, Ismayilli and Gabala regions covered with hail

Goychay, Ismayilli and Gabala regions covered with hail

Hail was today in the Goychay region of Azerbaijan at about 05:40 PM local time (04:40 PM MSK), which lasted about 10 minutes. It caused damage to roofs of private houses, social facilities and vehicles. Pouring rain started today in …

Electricity restored in Armavir after natural disaster

Electricity restored in Armavir after natural disaster

Power supply has been restored in Armavir after being interrupted today due to a widespread disaster. ‘’A message was received about a power outage at the ‘South’ and ‘River’ substations, as a …

Earthquake hits Caspian Sea

Earthquake hits Caspian Sea

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 points was registered 124km from Nardaran yesterday, the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences' Republican Seismological Service said. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at …

Uzbekistan hit by 4.5 magnitude quake

Uzbekistan hit by 4.5 magnitude quake

The Seismological Services of Kazakhstan have recorded earth tremors of 4.5 magnitude on the territory of Uzbekistan about 500 km from Almaty. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 5 kilometers.Tremors were not …

 Volcano erupts in Azerbaijan

Volcano erupts in Azerbaijan

The Akhtarma-Pashaly Volcano in the Gajigabul District of Azerbaijan erupted at 03:00 am local time and lasted till the morning, the administration of the village of Udulu announced. The volcano is located 35km from Shirvan. It is one …

Roads in four provinces of Kazakhstan closed due to snowstorm

Roads in four provinces of Kazakhstan closed due to snowstorm

Due to an ongoing snowstorm in Kazakhstan, the Committee of Emergency Situations of the Ministry of the Interior was forced to close roads in four provinces of the country. Traffic for all vehicles is banned in the Aktobe and Kostanay …