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 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 …

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake in northwestern Turkey

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake in northwestern Turkey

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake took place today at about 11:14 am local time in northwestern Turkey. The epicenter of the earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 was located about 30 kilometers to the …

Two residents of Jeddah killed during flooding

Two residents of Jeddah killed during flooding

At least two people have been killed by electric shock during flood in the city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. The authorities advised residents of the cities of Jeddah and Mecca not leave their houses …

Earthquake tremors recorded near coast of Turkey

Earthquake tremors recorded near coast of Turkey

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, earthquake tremors with magnitude of 4.2 have been fixed near the coast. The epicenter of the tremors was located about 26 kilometers to southwest of Istanbul. The …

Landslide in Sochi

Landslide in Sochi

A landslide has destroyed a water supply system in Sochi. As a result, 4 villages and 8 streets of the city were left without water. According to Tass, socially important objects are being …

Media: 15 people have died in flooding in Iran

Media: 15 people have died in flooding in Iran

According to local mass media, at least 15 people have become victims in Iran due to pouring rains. 13 people lived in the province of Hormozgan in the south part of the country, where …

Two people become victims of mudslide in Turkey

Two people become victims of mudslide in Turkey

According to the Department of Emergency Situations of the country, 2 people have died in the Turkish province of Ardvin near Borçka due to a mudslide. Another 11 people were injured and brought to …

Sochi Airport overcomes bad weather

Sochi Airport overcomes bad weather

The Sochi International Airport has returned to normal mode, the press service of the company ‘Basel Aero’ reports. During the first half of the day, the airport didn’t receive …

Earthquake in Stavropol Territory

Earthquake in Stavropol Territory

An earthquake occurred in Stavropol Territory tonight. Residents of all areas of the Mickhaylovsk, Nevinnomyssk and Kavminvod regional centers could feel earth tremors. According to …

Lightning kills 3 soldiers in Hakkari

Lightning kills 3 soldiers in Hakkari

Lightning has killed 3 soldiers and another 11 have been injured in the Yüksekova district of the Turkish province of Hakkari, located in the south-east of the country. The servicemen …

Railway in Sochi continues its work after mudslide

Railway in Sochi continues its work after mudslide

The movement of trains has been resumed in the area of ​​Sochi. The consequences of tonight’s mudslide, which came down to the railtracks at 18:50 MSK in the area of Dagomys-Loo, have been eliminated, North ...

Sochi residents warned about threat of tornadoes

Sochi residents warned about threat of tornadoes

Tornadoes are expected in Sochi in the next few hours.  All local emergency services have been brought to a higher state of readiness, the press service of the city administration reported.

Forest fire near Chernobyl nuclear power plant

Forest fire near Chernobyl nuclear power plant

A forest is burning in the exclusion zone near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine said. "Right now they cannot provide any information, but the situation is under control," Gazeta.ru cited the …

Forest on fire near Gelendzhik

Forest on fire near Gelendzhik

This morning firefighters managed to localize and fully extinguish a fire raging in a forest near Gelendzhik covering an area of 1.8 hectares. The fire started yesterday evening near the hamlet of Betta, the firefighters were fighting with it …