Daily Archives: July 22, 2011

6.0 magnitude earthquake strikes near Fiji Islands

July 22, 2011 – SUVA – A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck south of the main island of Suva in the Fiji Islands today. The earthquake had a depth of 600 km and was too deep to generate tsunami waves as … Continue reading

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Sydney records its wettest July in 50 years

July 22, 2011 – AUSTRALIA – Parts of NSW have been declared natural disaster zones, as Sydney has experienced its wettest July since 1950. Downpours are playing havoc with roads and public transport across the state, while floods have trapped … Continue reading

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North Korea reports widespread damage from landslides and flooding

July 22, 2011 – PYONGYANG (BNO NEWS) – Heavy rains and resulting landslides last week have caused widespread damage in parts of North Korea, state-run media reported on Friday. It is unclear if there were casualties. Heavy rainfall caused widespread … Continue reading

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Lava flow and plume erupts from Kizimen volcano

July 22, 2011 – KAMCHATKA – Hot lava has flown down the eastern slope of a volcano called Kizimen, on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Far East of Russia. The ash plume stretches for 15 kilometers and is a threat … Continue reading

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Electric grids buckle under U.S. heatwave- rolling blackouts begin in Detroit

July 22, 2011 – FERNDALE , Michigan – The excessive heat and higher electrical demand has led DTE Energy to begin intentional rolling blackouts in one Metro Detroit community, Thursday afternoon, and at least one other area could follow. Residents in Ferndale, … Continue reading

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