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Ebeko volcano erupts on the Kuril Islands, Russia covering local area in layer of ash

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On the Kuril Islands, the volcano Ebeko threw out a column of ash and covered Severo-Kurilsk. Locals share post-apocalyptic footage on social media.


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25-metre endangered blue whale washes ashore on beach south of Halifax, Canada

This endangered blue whale was first spotted by a Canadian Coast Guard vessel on Wednesday night, about seven nautical miles off the shore of Sambro, N.S.

This endangered blue whale was first spotted by a Canadian Coast Guard vessel on Wednesday night, about seven nautical miles off the shore of Sambro, N.S.
Conservationists are trying to determine what to do with the carcass of a 25-metre long endangered blue whale that has washed up on a beach south of Halifax.

The Marine Animal Response Society said the Canadian Coast Guard notified it the whale was adrift late Wednesday and the animal washed ashore at Crystal Crescent Beach the next morning.

MARS response specialist Andrew Reid says there are no signs of external injuries on the whale's body, so a full necropsy will be needed to determine the cause of death.

He said that this is only the third blue whale to wash up on Nova Scotian shores in the last four years.


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Huge tornado swirls debris into air as it strikes northern China

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One person was injured as a huge tornado hit a city in northern China.

Video filmed in the city of Tongliao in Inner Mongolia on September 8 shows a huge twister swirling above the city, rolling debris up into the sky.

A woman was hit by the debris but she was not injured seriously.

Houses, electrical devices and crops were damaged.


Cloud Precipitation

Mountain, houses and tunnel entrance collapse due to continuous heavy rainfall in Shaanxi, China

Flooded road in China

Flooded road in China
Affected by 4 rounds of heavy rainfall and floods since July, at about 18:30 on September 9, 2021, a large mountainside collapsed sending smoke into the air due to continuous rainfall in Zhenba County, Hanzhong City, Shaanxi Province, in northern China.

210 National Highway and Yushui River water obstructed by the fallen debris. One person suffered fractures to his leg and ribs and another was trapped.

The injured person was sent to the hospital for treatment, while the trapped person was rescued successfully and his vital signs are stable.

After the danger occurred, the local emergency rescue and rescue headquarters was established to carry out emergency rescue and disposal work. At present, 210 National Highway has implemented traffic diversion control, and the village groups around the landslide are being arranged to transfer personnel from upstream and downstream risk areas. Rescue and rescue work is being carried out in an orderly manner.


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Firefighter killed in wildfire on Costa Del Sol, Spain as 1,000 forced to evacuate

The wildfire is the most devastating of the last decade in Malaga province
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The wildfire is the most devastating of the last decade in Malaga province
A devastating wildfire affecting mountains behind the popular Costa del Sol resort of Estepona has left a firefighter dead and forced more than 1,000 people to abandon their homes.

The 44-year-old emergency worker was killed on Thursday afternoon while battling the 'out-of-control' blaze alongside colleagues, officials confirmed.

Many local residents and holidaymakers staying nearby were told to evacuate their homes and accommodation, with a small number put up in a sports pavilion set up to house around 100 people.


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Twin waterspouts form in south Palm Beach County, Florida

Two waterspouts formed in Lake Worth Beach on Sept. 9, 2021.
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Two waterspouts formed in Lake Worth Beach on Sept. 9, 2021.
Mother Nature put on a show in south Palm Beach County

Two waterspouts formed, and people saw them from all over.

Alexander Molina saw the twin spouts and shared the video with CBS12 News.

CBS12 News viewers Shirley Suarez and William Ramos captured photos of the spouts in the Lake Worth Beach area.


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Hundreds of dead seabirds reported up and down the length of Scotland's coast

Many of the birds have been found in a bad condition
© St Cyrus Nature Reserve
Many of the birds have been found in a bad condition
Dozens of starved birds have been found dead on a Scots beach.

Last weekend the bodies of 56 dead guillemots, two razorbills and three gannets littered St Cyrus beach in Aberdeenshire with several more emaciated birds given over to the Scottish SPCA.

Bosses at the St Cyrus nature reserve have been left baffled by the huge numbers of bodies washing up with the tide- as the animals should now be further out to sea given the time of the year.

They added that a probe would be conducted to rule out anything 'more sinister'.

Hundreds of dead birds have been reported up and down the length of the country.

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Bloodbath scenes at Scots beach as 3 whales die on shoreline

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Two were in the water while another was further up the beach, in huge pools of their own blood.

Bloodbath scenes unfolded at a Scots beach where three whales tragically passed away.

Upsetting images shared with the Daily Record show the three mammals, believed to be Sowerby's beaked whales, washed up on Sandhead Bay in Dumfries and Galloway on Tuesday.

Two were in the water while another was further up the beach, in huge pools of their own blood.

Local dog walkers rushed to their aid and called emergency services at around 7.30am.

But it was too late for the marine creatures, that died a short time later.

Cloud Precipitation

Violent hailstorm pummels Beijing, roads flood

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On the evening of September 7, multiple weather warnings were issued in Beijing, thunderstorm + hail + gale, and many underground hail in Yanqing, Shunyi, and Changping of Beijing hit the ground densely.


Comment: Related: Beijing's flood season precipitation hits 20-year high - 70% above average in 2021


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Impressive video of glacial outburst flood in Iceland

Flood water is expected to continue spreading in the lowlands.
© mbl.is/Eggert Jóhannesson
Flood water is expected to continue spreading in the lowlands.
Thanks to mbl.is photographer Eggert Jóhannesson, who took this impressive drone video yesterday, you can see how dark and muddy Skaftá river, South Iceland, looks these days, during the glacial outburst flood, or jökulhlaup, which began September 1. In the video, you'll see the old bridge over the river, almost submerged.

At present, the flood is subsiding, mbl.is reports. The maximum discharge by Sveinstindur mountain was about 1,500 m3 per second Tuesday morning, according to Einar Hjörleifsson, natural hazards specialist at the Icelandic Met Office. According to the latest updates from the Met Office , posted at 8:30 am, the discharge is presently below 600 m3 per second by Sveinstindur.