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First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 5 reports

Japan to proceed with Sendai nuclear plant restart despite volcanic eruption risks

The Government of Japan intends to push with its plans to restart two nuclear reactors, depite the sudden volcanic eruption in its central region.The two nuclear reactors scheduled for revival are located near active volcanoes.Public concerns are high ... [Published Power Technology - 19 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 21 reports

Study links heat waves in Asia to climate change

The report, published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, investigates the causes of a wide variety of extreme weather and climate events from around the world in 2013. Titled "Explaining Extreme Events of 2013 from a Climate Perspective" ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 38 mins ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 50 mins ago - 31 reports

California drought linked to climate change, say scientists

The drought crippling California is by some measures the worst in the state’s history. Photo credit: NOAA The atmospheric conditions associated with the unprecedented drought in California are very likely linked to human-caused climate change, researchers ... [Published EarthSky - 50 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 25 reports

Japan Volcano: Mount Ontake Eruption 'Could Not Have Been Predicted nor Deaths Prevented'

(Reuters)The eruption at Japan's Mount Ontake volcano that has so far killed at least 36 people could not have been predicted nor their deaths prevented, an expert has said.Writing for the Conversation, University of Hull volcanologist Rebecca Williams ... [Published International Business Times UK - 1 hour ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

M 3.3 - North-America United States [Kansas] Danville

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 30.09.2014 12:30:26 UTC Magnitude: M 3.3 Mercalli Scale: 1 Depth: 8km Coordinate: 37° 14.400, 97° 55.200 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 06:30 at night ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

September was warmest on record

CHESHIRE has enjoyed the driest September since records began in 1910, with exceptionally low rainfall, according to figures from the Met Office.The month is also likely to finish in the top five warmest, with UK temperatures significantly above aver ... [Published Northwich Guardian - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

California's drought has 14 communities on the brink of waterlessness

Under the blistering Central Valley sun, Filiberta Sanchez and her toddler granddaughter strolled down a Parkwood sidewalk lined with yellow weeds, dying grass and trees more fit for kindling than…Click to Continue » ... [Published McClatchy DC - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Drought
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 8 reports

Meghalaya flood and landslide toll rises to 55

Shillong, Sep 30 (PTI) With the recovery of three more bodies, the death toll due to flash flood and landslide in Meghalaya has risen to 55, state Chief Secretary P Barkos O Warjri said today."The death toll due to flash flood and landslides in Meghalaya ... [Published Press Trust of India - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Landslide, Flash Flood
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 7 reports

Several Earthquakes Shake Central Oklahoma

PERRY, Ok. - Just after 10:00 p.m. Monday night seismologists monitored a 4.1 magnitude earthquake in central Oklahoma.  The epicenter was located 15 miles southwest of Perry.A 2.7 magnitude aftershock was measured about 20 minutes later.  Two more quakes ... [Published KNSS Radio - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Earthquake
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 72 reports

Japanese volcano may erupt again, experts fear

Increased seismic activity on Tuesday raised concern about the possibility of another eruption at a Japanese volcano where 36 people were killed, forcing rescuers to suspend plans to try to recover at least two dozen bodies still near the summit.Volcanic ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 22 reports

Five More Feared Dead in Japanese Volcano, Rescuers Called Off

Rescue teams on Monday found five more bodies near the peak of Mount Ontake, the site of a deadly volcanic eruption that took hikers and climbers by surprise this past weekend, before fears of toxic gas exposure forced around 500 rescue workers ... [Published Mashable! - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 71 reports

Smoke from Mount Ontake Volcano Japan disrupts several flights, 30 dead

The smoke and ash from Mount Ontake Volcano has disrupted several flights crossing over Japan. This has resulted in flight delay at several airports. 31 people are suspected dead with cardiac arrest after their bodies were found by rescue operators near ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 29 2014]

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Peterson: "Human activity has influenced the strength of extreme weather or increased its likelihood"
"[T]he role of human influences on extreme precipitation events observed in 2013 is decidedly mixed" said the report, of which three of four editors were National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists
"Volcanic tremors are becoming bigger since early morning and its intensity is almost the same as that observed on Saturday night" the official said after holding a meeting to map out measures to deal with the eruption. (QNA)

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Link between climate change, extreme weather ha... [Published Washington Examiner - 38 mins ago]
Search for Japanese Volcano Victims Suspended d... [Published Qatar News Agency - 43 mins ago]
Report links 2013 extreme weather to climate ch... [Published La Gazzetta Del Mezzogiorno - 46 mins ago]
Prepare now for bushfire threat [Published Daily Liberal - 49 mins ago]
California drought linked to climate change, sa... [Published EarthSky - 50 mins ago]
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Firefighters put out tent blaze [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - 1 hour ago]
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Bay area's weekly rainfall total is running thr... [Published Tampa Bay Times - 1 hour ago]
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Driest September on record but water reserves '... [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - 1 hour ago]
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M 3.1 - Europe Netherlands [Groningen] Ulrum [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
Japan Volcano: Mount Ontake Eruption 'Could Not... [Published International Business Times UK - 1 hour ago]
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Japan vows to push ahead with nuclear reactor r... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 36 mins ago]
Japan vows to push ahead with nuclear reactor restarts after volcanic eruption highlights risks- See more at: http://www.straitstimes.com/news/asia/east-asia/story/japan-vows-push-ahead-nuclear-reactor-restarts-after-volcanic-eruption-hig#sthash.VXg ...
California drought linked to climate change, sa... [Published EarthSky - 50 mins ago]
The drought crippling California is by some measures the worst in the state’s history. Photo credit: NOAA The atmospheric conditions associated with the unprecedented drought in California are very likely linked to human-caused climate change, researchers ...
M 3.1 - Europe Netherlands [Groningen] Ulrum [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 30.09.2014 11:42:01 UTC Magnitude: M 3.1 Mercalli Scale: 1 Depth: 3km Coordinate: 53° 21.000, 6° 24.000 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 11:42 in the ...
M 3.3 - North-America United States [Kansas] Da... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 30.09.2014 12:30:26 UTC Magnitude: M 3.3 Mercalli Scale: 1 Depth: 8km Coordinate: 37° 14.400, 97° 55.200 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 06:30 at night ...
M 3.2 - Asia Turkey [Van] Toyga [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 1 hour ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 30.09.2014 12:47:07 UTC Magnitude: M 3.2 Mercalli Scale: 1 Depth: 1km Coordinate: 38° 42.600, 43° 9.600 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 15:47 in the ...
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Search for survivors after Peru quake [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 29 2014]
Arizona hit with another round of severe flooding [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 17 2014]
Wildfires rage across bone-dry California [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 16 2014]
Death toll from Kashmir flooding tops 400 [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 10 2014]
Hundreds dead in floods in India and Pakistan [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 09 2014]
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$2bn+ San Francisco earthquake reveals just 1 i... [Published Financial Services - Sep 05 2014]
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